People Management magazine’s Anna Scott posts a great article on interim management for HR professionals. The HR sector is interesting from an interim / freelancing point of view because it sits on both sides of the desk. As this article observes, increasing numbers of HR professionals are ta
king up the interim management model for their own careers, offering as it does variety, experience, personal flexibility and the opportunity to focus on areas of interest and expertise. Organisations benefit from improved agility and the ability to draw on required expertise on an “as needed” basis.
Not only that, but interim HR executives are perfectly placed to carry the flexible resourcing message deep into organisations: those who represent HR expertise on demand can be both advocate and case-study.
The article includes insights from IIM co-Chairman, Ad van der Rest: