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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Trends Are the Face of a Changing Industry

Last week, industry economists reported that builder confidence dipped three points in February, reflecting higher costs and the lack of available labor.  There remains widespread agreement, however, that the industry as a whole remains strong and poised for a very successful year.  This optimism is due, in large part, to fundamental economic indicators that appear to be on solid footing: 

The Best Recruiting Investment: Retained or Contingency?

  We often discuss hiring challenges faced by companies in today’s economy, most notably those presented by the talent gap and the ever-increasing difficulty in finding senior-level talent in the industry.  Here at Schaffer Associates, we are confident in our ability to help organizations overcome such challenges by partnering with them to locate the perfect job candidates in an incredibly