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Monthly Archives: September 2015

An Employment Anomaly: How The Talent Gap Affects the Employment Participation Rate

Last week, Schaffer Associates Chairman Jim Schaffer traveled to the Florida Building Material Association Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, FL to participate in a panel discussion on the New Age of Industry. During that discussion, a topic of interest was how the talent gap is affecting the employment participation rate. Below is a summation and further elaboration of his

To Win, Recruit Good Coaches and Players

By Bill Tucker, Schaffer Associates In 2014, Ohio State won the first ever college football playoff to secure a national championship for the Buckeyes.  And two weeks into the 2015 season, they are the favorite to win the title again this year.  Luck?  No.  Ohio State’s success is due to great players and coaches. It is unquestionable that Ohio State