Design & Construction Week Brings Booming Industry – and snow! – to Vegas
Senior team members from Schaffer Associates attended last week’s Design & Construction Week (DCW) in Las Vegas, along with 100,000 industry professionals and vendors. The record attendance for both the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) represented one of the most successful DCW efforts in memory and showcased the momentum in our industry today.
Will We See You in Vegas? Join Our Team at IBS and KBIS!
Schaffer Associates looks forward to attending the 6th Annual Design & Construction Week (DCW) in Las Vegas next week, joining thousands of industry leaders for the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). This year’s gathering will continue to highlight the importance of these two shows to our industry. Attendees will have a unique opportunity
The “Wage Spiral”: It’s Real and Shouldn’t Be Ignored
We’ve often discussed the promise – and the peril – of an economy that is functioning as ours is now. For the most part, industries across America are doing well. Unemployment is historically low. Consumer confidence is high. Anyone who wants a job can have one. And business is good. But there are certain ripple effects of this runaway-train economy
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