A little-noticed business survey from Tatum LLC shows stable conditions, which is improved from last September.
Tatum (as I understand it) provides senior level executives on a part-time basis. Many smaller companies face a challenge hiring, say, a CFO. Some of the work the CFO would do demands lots of experience and expertise. But for a smaller company, much of the CFO’s work would also be mundane. So do you pay a lot for a high-powered CFO who is under-utilized, or get by with a bookkeeper who’s in over his head with financial strategy? Tatum’s solution is to provide you with the brains you need on a part-time basis.
Their survey covers the 700 partners who are work in a much greater number of businesses. I like the breadth of the survey, and that it surveys people doing hands-on work in companies. Here’s their summary this month:
Their full report is here.