• 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 »

  • SnapDragon Quick Facts

    Posted on October 16, 2017 by snapdragonnh

    Here are some quick facts about SnapDragon Associates, LLC! Created by Industry veterans, SnapDragon Associates is a recruiting firm that specializes in placing professionals in the Lumber and Building Products Industry. We have intimate knowledge of the market we serve because we are from the industry. All of our recruiters worked in the building products industry... Read more »

  • Recruit Outside the Box: Finding the Talent Others Miss

    Posted on September 12, 2017 by Mark Barnard, President and CEO

    A short story by Mark Barnard, President, SnapDragon Associates, LLC You’re ready to hire.  You want to find the best possible match.  After all, hiring can be one of the most crucial investments you can make for your business. Naturally, you think about the basic requirements for the job.  Ideally, we stray away from hires... Read more »

  • Is It Time to Call a Plumber?

    Posted on July 12, 2017 by Mark Barnard, President and CEO

    My neighbor, Steve, is a self-proclaimed handyman. He told me about one of his recent weekend projects replacing his kitchen faucet.  His wife immediately asked, “Shouldn’t you call a plumber?” “What? Call a Plumber? Nonsense,” he responded. Calling a plumber would cost at least $150. Besides, how hard can it be to replace a faucet?... Read more »


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