One-in-five senior managers expect new management jobs created over the next year will focus on keeping companies out of financial distress, according to a survey by interim management solution firm, Interim Partners.
The survey of 900 senior managers and directors found 19% expected 'turnaround specialists' to be the leading management role by jobs created in the next year. Turnaround specialists focus on the work needed to take a company out of financial distress, such as cutting costs and reducing debt.
The other big area of demand for new interim management roles over the next year is for change management experts – 31% of senior managers and directors polled expect this area to lead demand for new roles...
YouTube video added by HRMagazineUK 12 August 2011
Bob Marsden, director of development and people at Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions, and Paul Sparrow, director of the centre for perfomance-led HR at Lancaster University Management School debate this hot topic with HR magazine's editor -- Sian Harrington.