Archive for May, 2009

The Talent Pool – Do you need a life-preserver?

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Stephen Pamenter of Robertson Surrette. Stephen provides recruitment consulting services to the non-profit sector. I asked him to tell me more about the role that a recruitment firm plays, and here’s what he had to say: Q. Stephen, in 50 words or less, explain to me the […]

Acquisition and Retention…The Great Divide

It’s a widely accepted fact that it costs more to get than it does to keep. Whether you’re talking about employees, customers, goods & services, or donors & volunteers – acquisition requires considerably more time and resources than retention. So why, after so many years and so many articles educating us about the cost of […]

Friday Freebies

Cheap is good, free is better. With that theme in mind, welcome to Friday Freebies. Today’s post is brought to you by PC Magazine. Every year, PC Magazine publishes its “Best Free Software of the Year” report. Committed to passing along the free software information at no cost, the magazine also publishes this report on […]