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Steve Shaffer

Steve Shaffer
Steve Shaffer is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Homesteaders Life Company.

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How To Recruit And Retain Millennial Employees

March 21, 2019 by Steve Shaffer
Funeral Industry Trends, Funeral Home Workplace

The millennial generation is the next up-and-coming group of people who are preparing to take over funeral home business operations. In fact, millennials are expected to make up 50% of the general workforce by 2020. It can seem like a difficult task to find and keep employees who are part of this younger generation, and for good reason. The average millennial holds 7.8 different jobs between the ages of 18 and 30, which can make them seem unwilling to settle down. The truth is that millennials want to be treated just like any other employee, with a few select differences. Discover what you can start doing today to more easily recruit and retain millennial employees.

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3 Funeral Industry Trends Your Firm Should Embrace

August 04, 2015 by Steve Shaffer
Funeral Industry Trends

We have spent a lot of time discussing shifting consumer preferences recently, and I believe we can all approach these changes with renewed optimism and enthusiasm. Unprecedented opportunities exist to provide innovative services that client families really want and need – and by doing so, we can promote the value of funeral service in our communities.

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