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Monthly Archives: October 2016




General Manager Needed for National Building Products Distributor

Schaffer Associates is recruiting for a General Manager for a leading national building products distributor in Kansas City, MO. Reporting to the Regional Vice President, the General Manager will be responsible for P&L, top line sales, gross margin, and all direct costs of an assigned geographical sales and distribution district. Additionally, the position will encompass all aspects of sales and

Why it pays to drive a hybrid . . . in recruiting as well.

In the world of executive recruiting, there’s an ongoing debate surrounding the relative merits of the two primary types of search firms:  retained and contingent.  Here at Schaffer Associates, we’re not shy: we’ll tell you that we are a fully retained firm at heart because we believe – in fact, we know – that a fully retained search produces the