Posted on January 9, 2019 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    As the leading recruitment resource for the Lumber and Building Materials Industry, we stay on top of changes that affect the success of our clients. Your work force is your biggest asset and businesses that aren’t informed of the latest hiring trends risk losing out on top talent to their competitors. As “Industry Insiders” it’s... Read more »


    Posted on January 2, 2019 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    Mark Barnard, President/CEO of SnapDragon Associates happily announced, for the 2nd consecutive year in a row, the recipient of the 2018 “Founders Award” is Cassie Fosher! 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 winner... Read more »

  • Lumber & Building Materials Hiring Theme

    Posted on June 11, 2018 by SnapDragon Associates, LLC

    There’s no doubt about it, the Lumber & Building Materials Industry is booming. In fact, just about every Industry is! In leu of that, we have identified the most highly sought out candidates, what every CEO/VP/Director or Decision Maker in nearly 99% of every client company is yearning for; strategists who can execute! Strategists, as... Read more »

  • 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 »


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