To be interim or notTemporary executives present benefits, challengesBy Peter Shrive02/12/2007|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/06/2007 Over the past few years, more organizations have been looking for interim executives and managers, either on their own or through executive search firms, to fill vacancies. Interim executives can be a cost efficient way to fill an immediate need and can bring additional experience and a point of view that might not exist in the organization. Interim managers are usually called into play for one of four reasons.1. Maternity or sick leave coverage: The replacement is often offered the job, on a full-time basis, during the standard one-year maternity leave. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.