10 tips – How to select an ISP?

10 tips for clients when selecting an Interim Service Provider (ISP)?

This article takes a look at the types of topics a client might want to take into consideration when selecting an ISP.

  1. Relevant sector experience
  2. Heritage – How long has the company been trading and have they placed interim managers in similar roles in the past?
  3. Consultant Background – Can the consultant empathise with the role?
  4. Job Brief – Does the ISP really understand what you are looking for?
  5. Qualification Process – How does the ISP quality the candidates?
  6. Candidate Presentation Process – How long will it take to get a shortlist of Interim candidates?
  7. Client Testimonials – Ask for references
  8. Fees – How is the fee calculated?
  9. Visibility – Have you met the ISP, does the chemistry feel right?
  10. Rapport – Do you believe you can build a relationship with the ISP?

Selecting the right Interim Service Provider for your business is important. They need to understand both your business and objectives.  Choose wisely.