The Electrical Industry’s Professional Recruiter


We’re in the communications business; and for what we do, the clarity and depth of the content of those communications is imperative. We have new clients who tell us that they’ll send a job description and expect us to go ahead and send candidate

Recruiting – Generalist Agency vs. Industry Niche Professional Recruiter?

Lately I’ve had conversations with candidates asking me whether or not I would follow up with them after submitting their resume to a client. That's a great question and something candidate's should be asking. I’ve seen postings on LinkedIn that

LIGHTFAIR and Future Thoughts on Technology

Ted Konnerth and Brooke Ziolo returned from LFI last week with a list of thoughts and ideas that came from their meetings with dozens of exhibitors and clients. Nearly everybody they spoke with had comments on the trends of IoT. The industry appear

Top 5 LinkedIn Tips

Your LinkedIn profile might be low on your radar with the busyness of a job search. While it seems great as a quick place to put your work experience or for connecting with people, you may shrug it off as not much more. The truth is, your LinkedIn pr

Forbes names Egret Consulting amongst the Top 250 Best Executive Recruiting Firms in 2017

Mundelein, IL – May 15, 2017 – Egret Consulting Group, the largest search firm dedicated solely to the electrical industry was named amongst the top 250 “Best Executive Recruiting Firms” listed by Forbes for 2017. The recent article was publi

The Effects of a Slow Hiring Process

A slow hiring process becomes a slippery slope when it begins to drive top candidates away. While a candidate understands the importance of making a good hiring choice, most don’t want to be stuck in limbo during the long process. Top candidates us

A Guide to What Markets We Serve

We have a team of experienced search professionals that work within specific markets within the electrical industry. Our market coverage includes manufacturers of electrical goods, wholesale distributors of electrical materials, lighting design cons

The Impact of LED Technology on Leadership Talent

Last week Ted Konnerth, CEO of Egret Consulting, spoke at the LFI Conference in Philadelphia, PA., along with  Russ Clark and Bill Astary. The topic? The Impact of LED technology on Leadership Talent. The talk was not a discussion about LED technol

Make Hiring a Team Effort

One of the most important jobs within a company falls on the shoulders of hiring managers. Hiring the wrong person can be disastrous and expensive, but with the help of a dedicated hiring team and some strategic planning, your chances of getting the

The Value of B2B Industry Expertise

Industry Experience Throughout our 17 years of industry dedication, plus an additional 16 years of our founder’s industry experience, we continue to get asked regularly about whom we know. The questions are always based on enabling introductions;