Recruitment Resources

Following a Nonprofit Founder

Kudos to Ted Ford Webb of Ford Webb & Associates in Concord, Massachusetts for an insightful article on the inevitable challenges facing staff, board and supporters when a founder-led nonprofit embarks on a leadership transition.  Click here to read it.  

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What you can control…

| by Bert Armstrong

In recent months my team at Armstrong McGuire has been helping some terrific organizations across North Carolina navigate change – transitions in executive leadership; the loss of long time staff members and volunteers; changes in vision and direction; and growing pains as they seek to…

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It's What You Make It

| by Shannon Williams

As I have recently come back from vacation with my family and am working to dig out, I have been pondering the question: Is vacation a blessing or a curse? I have decided that it is what you make it. I think we would all agree that technology has increasingly blurred the lines between work …

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We Are A People Business

| by Priscilla Bratcher

Recruiting nonprofit leaders, drafting strategic plans, creating campaign case statements, advising clients on fundraising. This is what we do at Armstrong McGuire. Each one of these, as well as the other services we provide to clients, is executed with a good plan and processes that reflect…

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Daily Muse: An Editor's Guide to Perfecting Your Resume

| by Derwin Dubose

Right now, I'm leading the firm's efforts with two searches, so resumes are on my mind. A close friend just sent an amazing article by Adrian Granzella Larssen of the Daily Muse that's well worth the read for all job seekers and for nonprofits reviewing resumes. She writes: On that fi…

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Seven Dating Tips for Nonprofits

| by Priscilla Bratcher

Looking for a new executive director, assistant director, development director or other team leader? No, you’re not. You’re dating. And just as you are assessing candidates, they are holding the magnifying glass up to you. So get ready to sell yourself to your chosen potential su…

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12 Things to Expect When You Work with a Search Firm

| by Shannon Williams

In the world of social media and electronic networking, the processes of hiring and getting hired have taken on entirely new shapes over the past 5 years. Sometimes it is helpful to work with a search firm to help you navigate this complicated and changing landscape. Matching organizational…

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