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Employee Value Proposition

Leading candidates are getting 10+ recruiting calls a day.  We must speak to what will resonate with them, especially in the case of a lateral move.  We’re seeing that strong candidates have on average 3 – 5 solid opportunities on their plate a

How to Craft the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

With 706+ Million Users in 200 + countries, LinkedIn is the most used social media platform designed specifically for business. In a brief survey I conducted of 100 people in the electrical distribution industry who DO NOT have a LinkedIn profile, 84

How to Create the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

With 706+ million users in 200+ countries, LinkedIn is the most used social media platform designed specifically for business. In a brief survey of 100 people in the electrical industry who DO NOT have LinkedIn profiles, 84% visit the website to sear

2022 Hiring Trends in the Electrical Industry

According to Labor statistics, in 2021, 47 million people voluntarily left their jobs. In this article, we are highlighting the top reasons employees are changing jobs in 2022 and these trends are appearing across each of the verticals that Egret

The Great Resignation

We are all aware that it is a candidate driven market and apparently now it has a title, “The Great Resignation”.  There is some truth to that provided the candidate has the skills and experience required. Below are a few examples: Has deep

Successful Hiring in a Tight Labor Market

We are back in a candidate driven market. Candidates have several companies interested in them (including their current employer!). Companies need to react with faster hiring processes and better offers. This month, Egret had 3 clients lose candidate

Then & Now: Leadership Lessons

Leadership Lessons Learned From The Pandemic In The Electrical & Lighting Industry As we continue to deal with the ongoing pandemic, we decided to compare the predictions that were made in early 2020 to where the electrical and lighting industry

Salaries College Graduates are Expecting

Despite the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, college students are optimistic about their future employment opportunities. About 17% of students expect to earn more than $85,000 per year from their first job after graduation, according to

Egret’s First Quarter News

Reflecting on Egret Consulting’s first quarter, we’ve seen a tremendous increase in companies hiring top talent in 2021. The amount of positions we’ve been hired to fill increased 31% in Q1 2021 compared to Q1 2020. Here are the positions we

International Women’s Day – Choose to Challenge 

International Women’s Day is March 8, 2021.  This year’s theme is Choose to Challenge.  "Clearly women at all levels contribute to a higher manner to an organization achieving its high goals," said Dwain Celistan, an author of a white paper tit