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Monthly Archives: December 2018




Merry Christmas from Schaffer Associates

In the early days of 2018, our industry knew the year ahead would be one of opportunity and challenge.  We anticipated an economy that would continue to strengthen, and strengthen it did.  It helped grow our industry in 2018 in ways we haven’t seen since before the Great Recession.  But this runaway-train economy also brought less available talent, more empty

Ghosting:  Don’t Let It Happen To You

We’ve talked at length in recent months about all the positives that come out of the roaring economy we are experiencing.  Simply stated, the fact that there are more jobs available than people to fill them is great for our businesses, our industry, and the economy at large.  But this “candidate-driven” job market is also producing a frustrating and negative