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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 – March 2012

Q: Hi Prudence, I’m looking to make an offer to a sales rep who’s telling me that his commission program is worth up to 100 percent of his salary. The problem is that two months ago I hired someone from the same company in the same role and h

Ask the Expert – February 2012

Q: Prudence, I recently had a telephone interview with a human resources person and she insisted that I tell her the exact date that I graduated from the university that was on my resume. She told me that she was required to obtain this informati

Ask the Expert: July 2010

Q: How do you hire “good” sales people? A: The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. I think that’s also the definition of insanity. If you’re hiring a sales rep and you have the choice between a rookie and someone who’

Ask the Expert – March 2010

Q: I got a call from a long time competitor who wants me to come to work for them. I’m with a pretty big distributor now and have a nice territory that I’ve built over the last 6 years, I know this guy called me because I took one of their bigger