One of our key senior executives has left the company. We need to find a replacement, but it is critical to have someone in that role immediately until a permanent replacement is found.
| || IronWorks provides you with seasoned Interim Executive Management to pick up the reins immediately. At the same time, we can begin a Managed Search for that special person with the precise market & industry experience. We will even coach your new Exec before and after arrival.|
My company has over-expanded and needs to resize. How can IronWorks help?
| || IronWorks partners with your executive management team to strategize the reorganization of departments and corporate functions. We will help you to rally & reinvigorate the retained staff, focus the displaced workers on positive career enhancing activities, and to craft the message to the outside world.|
We are a small start up with a strong engineering base, but need help with a Business Plan.
| || IronWorks provides you with seasoned executive management professionals with specific industry experience to document your proposed business strategy, sales & marketing plan, product plan, organizational structure and business processes in a way that will be readily understood in the investment community.|
We have managed to bootstrap our company to where we now have product and customers. How can we obtain the capital to expand?
| || IronWorks has successfully helped many companies move from the bootstrap stage to the well-funded stage by working with you to develop a business plan targeted at angel, VC or corporate investors.|
Our sales strategy just is not working. How can IronWorks help?
| || We provide an independent evaluation of your corporate sales & marketing strategies conducted by seasoned executive managers skilled with a broad range of market & industry experience.|
Can IronWorks help us with supply chain management? We have a mix of old and new processes & systems and they don't seem to interact very effectively.
| || IronWorks evaluates your specific supply chain needs and presents you with a precise plan to optimize your efficiency. We provide expert level advice and implementation either on an interim/part-time or on a project management basis to lead/mentor/coach your current staff.|
We have established ourselves in a niche market with a new technology. How do we tap into new markets.
| || IronWorks provides you with seasoned interim executive management to launch you in a totally new direction. We are a group of highly skilled and effective professionals with a broad range of market & industry experience. Our people have proven records of delivering positive results while working with all levels within corporations.|
We have recently closed additional funding. How can Ironworks help usto rapidly expand our sales, marketing, engineering and support functions?
| || IronWorks has successfully demonstrated to companies across the U.S. that we can very rapidly source executive & professional level candidates for the most difficult to fill positions. At the same time, we facilitate a company image and awareness campaign that provides benefits beyond recruitment by enhancing corporate identity and product awareness in the community and industry.|
We need to shutdown some of our operations and develop end of life strategies for some of our older products and services.
| || IronWorks can assist you with closing plants, logically winding down operations, selling off assets and transitioning support to 3rd party providers. Our seasoned Operations Management can quickly evaluate your current situation and create an action plan to make the best of your current situation.|
We are well established here in the US, but need to expand overseas.
| || IronWorks has successfully helped dozens of companies establish and grow their international operations. We can help you select business partners, recruit key personnel and help you with understanding local laws and customs.|
We have grown to over 35 people and have no HR presence.
| || IronWorks specializes in HR solutions for companies of all sizes. We can quickly provide you with expert level advice and counsel on an on-going Interim/part-time basis for all HR related functions.|
We have come to end of the road with current product and company strategy. We need to find buyers for products & assets that could be sold and identify core competencies that might be retained and directed towards another market.
| || IronWorks can provide you with seasoned Interim Executive Management to evaluate your current situation and create an action plan to make the best of your current situation. Often, we can quickly restructure your business to get you out of unprofitable markets and into profitable ones while picking up operating capital from the sale.|
We are considering an acquisition, but we have no objective way of evaluating key personnel.
| || IronWorks can provide an objective employee evaluation, plus an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the target organization.|
We have expanded rapidly, and my HR person is now over their head. I really need senior level experience in this key position, but Iím not sure that I should pay for a full-time person, nor am I sure that there would be enough in the job to attract a full-time senior HR person.
| || IronWorks can provide you with expert level advice and counsel either on an Interim/part-time basis or as a consultant to lead/mentor/coach/teach your current HR staff.|
We are talking to VCs and they keep asking us for a Human Resources strategy? What is that? Where can I get one?
| || IronWorks has prepared multiple HR Strategic plans and will be glad to tailor one to your specific needs.|
We are considering an acquisition (or being acquired). How can I be assured of a smooth and painless integration of people and cultures?
| || IronWorks has a wealth of experience in putting together an objective analysis of needs as well as specific execution plans for integration.|
We need to attract and retain several key executives. I need some help negotiating employment agreements without giving away the store.
| || IronWorks can be your 3rd party negotiator, getting you off of the front line and ensuring an equitable agreement. We can also manage your executive search activities.|
I have an executive who is expert in his field but with little management background or skills. His lack of management skills are beginning to become a problem.
| || IronWorks can be a one-on-one resource for personnel assessment and to provide management coaching and skills development.|
Our CEO is not working out and we do not know how to legally terminate him...can we terminate him for cause?
| || Yes, unlike your law firm, we'll stand by you through the entire process helping you develop the case and then executing the plan.|
We instituted an employee stock plan that the lawyers told us about, but it isn't working, can you help us fix it so that it does what we need it to?
| || Yes, we have done this for several companies after they were spun out from a large corporate parent.|
With all of our layoffs over the past year, we now need to do something to motivate the employees that remain. What can and should we do?
| || We work with you to rally the survivors, focus the displaced workers on positive career enhancing activities, and to craft the message to the outside world. IronWorks partners with your management team to optimize the reorganization of departments and corporate functions.|
We have developed a great little product in a wide open market, but how can we develop a sales force that can execute quickly in the US and abroad?
| || We can help you with both pieces of this dilemma, first by helping you hire a hands-on, but strategic sales executive and then help him put the sales force in place quickly both domestically and internationally. Our executives can even provide interim management to get you started.|
Our company has grown rapidly and we need help with budget and financial activities as we expand across the US and into overseas markets.
| || IronWorks has successfully helped dozens of companies with budgeting and accounting activities to establish and grow their domestic and international operations. We can help you select business partners, recruit key personnel and understand local laws, customs and taxes.|
For answers to your questions about how IronWorks can help you, please contact us.