How to Successfully Recruit a City Manager in the 21st Century

In 2004, Rod Gould and Glenn Southard co-authored “How to Successfully Recruit a City Manager in the 21st Century” for Western City, the monthly magazine of the League of California Cities. This article provided suggestions for elected officials and interim managers seeking to recruit city managers. It also discussed such issues as the shrinking talent pool for local government management, executive recruiters, the interview process, and building successful relationships with new city managers.

To read Rod Gould’s full article, click here.

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