The Benefits of an Interim Manager before a Permanent Hire

Jordan Consulting, Management

In recent years, hiring an interim manager has become a valuable means not only for troubleshooting management techniques, but also for helping your business reach its goals more effectively over simply utilizing a management consultant. And, when your manufacturing facility is in the midst of the hiring process, interim managers can provide the direction and leadership your organization needs to …

Why Interim Managers Are Vital in the Private Equity Sector

Gerry Consulting, Management

With the recent shift to the on-demand economy in the United States, utilizing interim managers has become increasingly common in organizations of all sizes and industries. During periods of transition within a business, interim managers provide the expertise, stability and guidance the organization needs to continue to meet demands and achieve its goals. One of the leading industries utilizing interim …

The Ultimate Guide to Finding and Hiring a Project Manager

Gerry Consulting, Management

What is Project Management? Project Management Institute (PMI) defines project management as “the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.” In business, an example of a project might be something like implementing new software that streamlines processes for employees, expanding distribution to a new market, designing and building a new website that …

3 Benefits to Outsourcing Your Project Management

Jordan Consulting, Management

Project managers are found in every type of organization and industry, and the demand for good project management skills are increasing in demand worldwide. This is because the right project manager will ensure your business plans run smoothly and help you meet your objectives. Project managers are goal-driven individuals who enjoy the challenge of driving results, working well under pressure …

5 Signs Your Supply Chain Management Needs an Upgrade

Gerry Consulting, Management, Operations

Supply chain management is not just an integral part of your business, it’s also essential to your company’s success. It boosts customer service by keeping your customers satisfied, as they know they can count on your business to meet their needs in a timely, cost-effective matter. Additionally, supply chain management can reduce your operating costs and budget, and it can …

How Interim Management Can Save Money

Jordan Consulting, Management, Operations

When you lose an upper-level employee, everything from production timelines to your company stock price can be affected. In fact, research has shown that replacing a well-educated CEO can cost up to 213% of their annual salary, partly because of training new employees, paying overtime and lost productivity. However, hiring an interim manager can help you to negate these expenses …

Getting the Most out of an Interim Manager

Gerry Consulting, Management, Operations

After your manufacturing facility has recognized the needs for an interim manager – whether because you’re facing some sort of business crisis or you need to take ample time to find the perfect replacement to fill a key leadership role – the first step is obviously obtaining the right person for the interim job. How to Attract the Perfect Interim …

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring an Interim CEO

Gerry Consulting, Management

The chief executive officer (CEO) is the highest ranking executive in a corporation or organization. While the responsibilities of the job vary depending on the mission and goals of each particular manufacturing company, in general, a CEO handles all the major corporate decisions, from creation, planning, implementation and integration of all strategies. Typically, the CEO must report to the Board …

Three Key Traits of a Successful Manufacturing Consultant

Gerry Consulting, Management

When it comes to the manufacturing industry, not all companies are created equal. More often than not, the profitability of a facility lies within the leadership team, and generating large profits in a manufacturing venture depends on the traits of the team and key employees. When choosing a manufacturing management consultant to help with operational improvement and increase profitability, it’s …