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  • WEEKLY ROUND UP JANUARY 1, 2021

    Posted on January 1, 2021 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    We’re gathering the hottest trends and stories in the Industry and bringing them to you each Friday. Newly available top LBM Jobs, Industry Shortages, Cover Letter Tips, Recent Acquisitions and more top this week’s list! COVER LETTER RULES: Finally, an Answer To: Are Cover Letters Still Necessary? SUPPLY SHORTAGES CONTINUE: Construction Material Shortages to Continue... Read more »

  • WOULD YOU PLEASE GIVE ME SOME SPACE?

    Posted on December 18, 2020 by Mark Barnard, President & CEO

    I am always amazed at how many people hire employees with literally no thought as to whom it is that they wish to hire. No preparation on what the company really needs, what kind of person will do well in the role or what the company needs this role to accomplish. What seems so obvious... Read more »

  • WEEKLY ROUND UP DECEMBER 18, 2020

    Posted on December 18, 2020 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    We’re gathering the hottest trends and stories in the Industry and bringing them to you each Friday. Newly available top LBM Jobs, Industry Adaptations, Work From Home Tips, New Tech In Construction, and more top this week’s list! INDUSTRY ADAPTATIONS: International Wood Buyers Guide Shows How Industry Adapts During Pandemic WORK FROM HOME TIPS: 5... Read more »

  • WEEKLY ROUND UP DECEMBER 11, 2020

    Posted on December 11, 2020 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    We’re gathering the hottest trends and stories in the Industry and bringing them to you each Friday. Newly available top LBM Jobs, New LBM Acquisitions, Achieving Carbon Neutrality, Writing a Letter of Interest, and more top this week’s list! NEWLY ANNOUNCED ACQUISITION: U.S. Lumber Acquires Mid-State Lumber WRITING A LETTER OF INTEREST: Ever Heard of... Read more »

  • WEEKLY ROUND UP DECEMBER 4, 2020

    Posted on December 4, 2020 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    We’re gathering the hottest trends and stories in the Industry and bringing them to you each Friday. Newly available top LBM Jobs, End of the Year Career Rules, LBM Acquisitions, New Resume Tips, and more top this week’s list! NEW CAREER RULES TO FOLLOW: 20 New Career Rules To Follow In 2020 And Beyond REMODELING... Read more »

  • DOES YOUR COMPANY HAVE THE BENCH TO WIN?

    Posted on November 20, 2020 by Cassie Fosher, Vice President & Mark Barnard, President

    Typically, we follow college basketball rather than the NBA and unless our Boston team is on the court in the post season, we lose interest quickly. However, with COVID-19, the limited amount of sports on television this year and with a new playoff format, we got into NBA playoff basketball. We were struck at the... Read more »

  • HIRING OR DATING?

    Posted on October 30, 2020 by Cassie Fosher, Vice President, Partner & Executive Recruiter

    Hiring or Dating? In any organization, no matter the industry, size, location or culture, the people you hire are absolutely key to your company’s success. It’s unbelievable that companies get it so wrong when it comes to something so critical as hiring. They get it wrong because they are not seeing the hiring process in... Read more »

  • BUILDING YOUR BENCH

    Posted on October 1, 2020 by Chelsea Livingston, Executive Recruiter

    Companies across the US have seen a constant flux in employment, from companywide furloughs, to widespread lay offs. Fortunately, in the Lumber and Building Material industry, while there has been some turn-over, our industry has been lucky enough to be an essential business. That’s not to say that there hasn’t been a fair share of... Read more »

  • Be the News Maker – Not the News Reporter

    Posted on August 31, 2020 by Chelsea Livingston & Chantelle Pestana, Executive Recruiters

    Companies across the country are constantly looking for new talent; the movers and shakers, the change makers, the professionals who are making a direct impact for the companies they serve. These professionals can tell you in detail the obstacles they have faced, challenges they have overcome, and the accomplishments they have had.  The biggest challenge... Read more »

  • The Story the LBM Industry has Been Looking For is Here!

    Posted on August 31, 2020 by Anthony Kane, Executive Recruiter

    This year has been filled with more uncertainty than most. Industries are screeching to a halt due to the Coronavirus. However, as an essential element to our country’s growth and success, the building materials industry is evolving more rapidly than it has in a long time. As it adjusts to the current shutdowns and restrictions,... Read more »

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