• We “Do It Differently”

    Posted on May 16, 2018 by Shannon (Lowe) Herrity

    During a recent conversation with a candidate, I was asking questions pertaining to his achievements and effect on his company’s EBITDA performance. We discussed his KPI’s, margin and pricing strategies, and the effects of the current market consolidation as it pertained to his business and his competitors.  Mid-conversation, he stopped me, stating, “this conversation is... Read more »

  • Candidate Testimonial

    Posted on April 30, 2018 by Recently Placed Candidate

    “I’m writing this letter to acknowledge the sincere and professional recruiting services I received from Jason Hooper, Executive Recruiter at SnapDragon Associates, during my most recent venture into a new Sales Position. Honestly–Jason was an amazing resource! At the time of Jason’s approach, I was in a “comfortable” role for about five years. I was... Read more »

  • Happy Anniversary SnapDragon!

    Posted on April 4, 2018 by Mark Barnard, President/CEO

    SNAPDRAGON ASSOCIATES – WHERE DID THAT NAME COME FROM? Each year for our anniversary, we like to share the story of how SnapDragon came to be…In 2004, I was laid off from my role as National Sales Manager with a company supplying store protection products. It was the first time in my career that I... Read more »

  • The Straight and Narrow

    Posted on March 27, 2018 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    The quickest way, the shortest distance between two points is a straight line; always a straight and narrow line. Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things – Peter F. Drucker Peter F. Drucker’s words boil down to this: managers get to where they are by doing things correctly as measured by... Read more »

  • It’s a Candidates Market

    Posted on March 20, 2018 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    As the first quarter of the year rolls forward, it is important to look at and evaluate the Lumber and Building Materials Industry hiring atmosphere. Through discussions and conversations with our Best-in-Class clients, it has become apparent that we are in a candidate’s market. Hiring decisions are being made in record time to avoid losing... Read more »

  • The Dangers of Settling

    Posted on March 13, 2018 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    The hiring market is tough. Thankfully, economic recovery contracted the unemployment rate to just over 4.3%. While this is good for the US economy, low unemployment makes it a job seeker’s market. Qualified candidates can be choosier than ever- and they’re calling the shots. Accept Labor Market Conditions. Acknowledge the current market conditions. Understand your... Read more »

  • LBM Advantage Trade Show in Review

    Posted on March 7, 2018 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    SnapDragon Associates attended the 2018 LBM Advantage Meeting & Trade Show in Florida. The entire event was incredible from the location of the trade show, to the LBM Advantage staff, to the networking events during the evening. There is a feeling of family amongst the professionals in this industry and it’s great to see the... Read more »

  • The “Founders Award”

    Posted on January 18, 2018 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    Mark Barnard, President and CEO of SnapDragon Associates, announced, today, the creation of the “Founders Award” to be presented, annually, to the Recruiter of the Year! This award is given to the recruiter who exceeds the Best-In-Class standards of Customer Service, Placements, Billing, Business Development, and Mentoring, we’ve set forth for our team. The recipient... Read more »


    Posted on November 1, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    SNAPDRAGON ASSOCIATES WELCOMES SHANNON (LOWE) HERRITY, EXECUTIVE RECRUITER! November 1, 2017, Bedford, NH.  SnapDragon Associates, LLC is proud to announce and welcome Shannon (Lowe) Herrity as the Company’s new Executive Recruiter. Herrity will be responsible for developing a new satellite office in Albany, NY and will lead the effort of sales team leadership, driving revenue,... Read more »

  • Tips for Getting Recognized in Your Job Search

    Posted on October 18, 2017 by snapdragonnh

    This is not “the 80’s”.  Some things have changed…  Some things are easier, and some things are harder.  Easier to apply to a lot of postings, and Harder to get noticed. You may need some help and Professional Coaching. Unfortunately, some of the very things that have made it easier to apply have made it harder for you to... Read more »


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