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Egret’s team will answer questions about how to navigate your career within the electrical industry. They frequently provide career advice on these topics:

Job searching
Career changes
Industry changes
and more…


Ask the Expert – January 2020

Q: My main question is how difficult is it to move into sales in electrical distribution from another B2B sales career? I have been in packaging equipment and supplies for a Fortune 500 company but I am highly interested in this field. Any guidance

Ask the Expert – November 2019

Q: I have spent the last year working for an absolute power hungry, micromanaging mean girl. I tried my best to hang in there because I don't want to look like a job hopper but she made a snide comment to me on Monday and that was it, I fired back sa

Ask the Expert – April 2019

Q: Hi Prudence, I interviewed for a role about 10 days ago and haven’t heard anything back from anyone I met with. Would it be too pushy if I was to call or email them to see what’s going on? A: I’d be a bit concerned that it’s been 10 da

Ask the Expert – March 2018

Q: I interviewed for a sales position with a local supply house. The VP gave me his card with his cell number on it. I’ve not heard anything from them and it’s been about a week. Is it appropriate for me to text him? A: That's a tough call, I

Ask the Expert – January 2018

Q: I was reading your (Prudence) thoughts on LinkedIn on the ban on asking for salary history. I am starting to look for a new career and felt very uncomfortable filling that section out. I am in sales, good base but I get commission. What is best to