How to Identify, Screen, Hire and Manage Consultants

Most nonprofits turn to outside consultants from time to time. Though the scope, cost and intensity of consulting engagements vary widely, these consultation projects can help your agency become more effective and increase your impact. The following resources are intended to help you reduce risks, maximize the likelihood of success in working with consultants, and provide you with practical, usable tools.

When Does It Make Sense to Hire a Consultant?

Success Factors in Working with a Consultant

How to Prepare for Hiring a Consultant

How to Select and Hire a Consultant

Screening Candidates / Evaluating Consultant Proposals

Interviewing Candidates / Sample Interview Questions

Reference Checking – Sample Questions for References

How to Manage a Consultant