• There Should be No Mystery in Recruiting and Hiring Millennials

    Posted on June 28, 2017 by Mark Barnard, CEO and Founder of SnapDragon Associates, LLC

      Millennials now make up more than 34% of the workforce. According to Pew Research, millennials range from age 18 to 34 encompassing over 75 million Americans. Over 20 million of them will graduate from college by 2021 and they want careers. How should employers in the LBM industry recruit from this burgeoning labor pool?... Read more »

  • Do’s and Don’ts to a Successful Interview

    Posted on May 23, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    The hard part of the job search is done and you have gained enough interest from the hiring manager to want to meet you. Remember, they are interested and now you have to close the deal without overselling. It’s time for some tips on interviewing. Also included are typical interview questions. Yes, it is recommended... Read more »

  • How to Write a Good Want-Ad

    Posted on May 17, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    One of the most important things about writing a good want-ad to a potential employee or candidate is getting into the mind of those people. Time is a very valuable thing to working professionals, so keep your ad short, sweet, and to the point. You don’t need to give them every detail about your company... Read more »

  • It’s a Candidate’s Market

    Posted on May 10, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    As the first quarter of the year comes to a close, 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... Read more »

  • What are your “Pain Points” for Hiring the Best People?

    Posted on May 2, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    These are just some of the “Pain Points” we address with our Best-in-Class Clients and see growing across the Industry and Country: Can’t find qualified candidates Job description not bringing in the right people Compensation package not matching the market Offers not being accepted / counter offers derailing offers Candidates market instead of employer market... Read more »


    Posted on April 25, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    Our latest real life story: Our client, an established Dealer/Manufacturing Retail Lumberyard, with an exceptional history and reputation was in need of a CFO They were keeping the previous CFO on-board until the “perfect fit” was found Company Culture was as much in consideration as acumen Our client also brought on Finance Specific recruiting firms... Read more »


    Posted on April 18, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    Our latest real life story: Our client, a leader in the Hardwood Lumber and Plywood Distribution world, had needs to hire and grow Sales Leaders within their organization This company’s biggest obstacle was that they were having trouble recruiting from their competitors Within 8 days, SnapDragon Associates had successfully presented 6 candidates to the hiring manager, all... Read more »


    Posted on April 11, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    Our latest success story: We have established such a relationship with one of our clients, a leading Window Manufacturer that we suggested they speak with an Exceptional candidate we had in hand They interviewed our candidate and were very confident this “All Star” would be of great benefit to their company Our candidate was offered... Read more »


    Posted on April 4, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    Our latest real life story: Our client, a National Manufacturer of Screens to the Window and Door Industry,  had no results with a Contingency Recruiting firm and asked SnapDragon to take on the Retained search on April 1 last year In two weeks we provided them with 5 very qualified candidates and within 3 weeks... Read more »


    Posted on March 28, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    Our latest success story: We recently partnered with a Global Moisture Barrier Distributor looking for “Top Talent” for their various locations in the US After careful screening of several firms, we were chosen due to our Industry Knowledge and “surgical approach” to recruitment From the original meeting, to understanding of culture and needs, they reported we have provided incredible... Read more »

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