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  • SNAPDRAGON SUCCESS STORY FEBRUARY 14, 2017

    Posted on February 14, 2017 by SnapDragon Associates

    Our latest real life story: Our client, a leading manufacturer of roofing, has struggled to find a NE Based Territory Manager for the past 6 months They had Zero results in 6 months Within 2 weeks, SnapDragon Associates provided them with a dozen qualified candidates 7 candidates have been phone interviewed, tested, and first round F2F... Read more »

  • Red Oak Search – Retained Executive Search by SnapDragon

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by SnapDragon Associates

    For more than a decade, SnapDragon Associates has placed hundreds of Corporate Level Candidates in companies across the U.S. Because these roles are critical to the success of our client partners, and require a different approach from traditional engaged recruiting, we have branded the service under its own name.  Positions include: CEO, Chairman, COO, CFO,... Read more »

  • SnapSearch!

    Posted on December 8, 2016 by SnapDragon Associates

    At SnapDragon we are honest with ourselves and our clients. We acknowledge that recruiting fees are expensive and in some cases, so much so, that recruiters can actually work themselves out of a job. That’s why we came up with SnapSearch! SnapSearch is a monthly subscription for outsourced recruiting services specifically focused on the LBM... Read more »

  • The Passive Candidate and the Science Behind Finding Them

    Posted on November 16, 2016 by SnapDragon Associates

    Recent improvements in the housing market and the subsequent increase in hiring needs have led to challenges in identifying top talent throughout the various channels within our industry. Companies are seeking the best of the best but to be candid, the best candidates are working; they are making a positive impact on their current companies;... Read more »

  • LBM Industry Update

    Posted on October 7, 2016 by SnapDragon Associates

    SnapDragon Associates has formed an alliance with a nationally recognized Capital Advisory firm with roots in the LBM industry. Receive competent, confidential advice on successfully structuring and executing transactions like: Buying or Selling a business Real-time Business valuation Capital sourcing for expansion or acquisitions Debt or Business Restructuring Succession Planning And more… Please contact Mark... Read more »

  • LBM Consolidation and Acquisition Pace Increases

    Posted on October 5, 2016 by SnapDragon Associates

    LBM Consolidation and Acquisition Pace Increases The pace of Consolidation and M&A activity in the LBM space continues to be very strong. Buyers have become very aggressive with regard to pricing and terms; the timing is very favorable for sellers. SnapDragon Associates recently formed a strategic partnership with a Capital Advisory and Private Equity firm that works with LBM companies who wish to be approached by a buyer.... Read more »

  • Questions to Ask in an Interview

    Posted on September 21, 2016 by SnapDragon Associates

    Compiled here is a list of the best questions to ask during an interview! How will my performance be measured and by whom? Why is there an opening? (New position, Is it funded on a grant, or a Replacement) When do you need someone on-board? Can you describe a typical day for this position? Has this... Read more »

  • Putting Your People Skills to Use

    Posted on September 19, 2016 by SnapDragon Associates

    When I first went to college, I planned on coming out of school with my teaching certificate to become an educator. My plan was to be hired by a well-established elementary school and eventually have my own classroom. The summer after I graduated, my Dad asked me to come work for his recruiting firm, SnapDragon... Read more »

  • Compensation: Base vs. “At-Risk” – Security vs. Opportunity

    Posted on September 14, 2016 by SnapDragon Associates

    What motivates you? Security or Opportunity?  … All of one or the other? …Or a combination? …And in what concentration? If employers could answer these questions about their associates as individuals, in concert with their Business Model, and acted responsibly, productivity would soar! I’ve seen all shades in the spectrum, from straight salary, to 100% commission. There is... Read more »

  • Why use a Retained vs. a Contingency Agency?

    Posted on August 18, 2016 by Geoff Keifer, VP Consulting at SnapDragon Associates

    First, why use a Recruiter at all? That’s pretty simple…Recruiting Agencies, while coming in all shapes and sizes, are generally operating Full-Time toward developing Candidates for your position. They are Professionals. Most will at least limit the time and effort of your Associates screening hundreds of non-qualifying Candidates that clutter their desks. Every valued Associate in... Read more »

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