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Egret Consulting – When is it time to integrate a third-party recruiter into your hiring strategy?

Hiring Advice

Your internal recruiting team is probably doing a good job for your organization.  There are, however, always roles they just can’t seem to fill or present you with the qualified talent to succeed.  So, when is it the right time for integrating a third-party recruiter and search firm to supercharge your efforts, ultimately saving you money and time?

You should partner with a professional search firm like Egret Consulting for specialized roles, niche skills, or unexpected hiring surges.  This should be part of your ongoing hiring strategy. Consider working with us when roles remain open beyond 6 weeks.  Our highly specialized industry expertise will tap into external talent pools with niche skillsets not readily available to you internally. When sudden hiring surges overwhelm your capacity, partner with us to manage these spikes.  When you’re simply not finding the right talent to address your needs and applications, allow us to fill the gap.

Consistent feedback at the NAED Western Region Conference was that manufacturers, distributors and rep agencies were struggling to find the level of expertise required to succeed in growing / emerging technologies and evolving go to market strategies.  We will be attending DistribuTECH in Orlando February 26-29 and expect to hear much of the same.  The good news…we’re here to solve these challenges!

Collaboration is key to an integrated talent acquisition strategy.  We will work with you to define roles and responsibilities as well as to understand your organizational culture.  We will establish open communication through joint candidate reviews, and regular progress updates. Consistent transparency and regular coordination are paramount to a successful search process.  We’re here to partner with you, not replace your organization’s internal efforts. 

Rob’s expertise is Power Distribution – all manufactured products and associated controls / communication protocols, Automation Technologies (including generation and controls products, grid / distribution automation, industrial automation, building automation and controls) and Renewables (including wind, solar, battery / energy storage systems, distributed energy resources, EV charging, microgrid applications, and other emerging technologies).  

Colin specializes in Cybersecurity, Controls, IT / OT, Embedded Software, IoT and IIoT Technologies.

Our clients include Manufacturers, Distributors, Rep Firms, EPC’s, Energy ESCO’s, Electrical Contractors, Utilities and more!

We recruit for Sales, Marketing, Operations, and Engineering roles.  Individual contributor roles to Senior Leadership / C-Suite.

We provide value by helping our clients increase sales, cut costs, improve efficiencies, develop new products, and gain market share through talent acquisition.

We strive to understand our client’s specific needs and devote careful time to selection and qualification.   We learn the organizational culture of our client companies and what traits a candidate will require to achieve success.  Ultimately, we provide information beyond a resume. 

Egret Consulting is celebrating our 25th Anniversary and is proud to be recognized across the electrical industry as the largest, most professional, and most successful search firm.  We were named to Forbes list of 2023 Best Executive Search Firms for the third time.  Our position earns us the trust and respect of our client partners and the industry’s top talent.

Allow us to review our well-disciplined approach to recruitment and expertise within the electrical industry…Let’s discuss what open positions are presenting you and your team with challenges to fill and why it may make good sense to partner together.