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Weathering Florence and Rebuilding in Her Aftermath

Here in the Carolinas, where Schaffer Associates is headquartered, we are beginning to feel the impacts of Hurricane Florence.  Those on the coast are already under the gun and are expecting a “once in a lifetime” storm with potentially devastating results.  And while the storm’s exact path is still unknown, those of us inland are bracing for incredibly high amounts

The Need for Speed: Hiring in a Candidate-Driven Economy

It was true for 2017, and it remains true for 2018. We’re operating in a candidate-driven hiring economy. Indeed, while many factors are contributing to the strength of our current economy, the primary driver is the strength of the job market.  Even as more people enter the workforce, the economy continues to foster what we call a candidate-driven economy, or