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Why you should work with a Professional Lighting Recruiter

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Partnering with a recruiter that has proven industry expertise can make all the difference in executing a successful search.

Egret Consulting serves the following markets:

Automation Technologies

Building Automation Systems

Cybersecurity & IT

EPC’s, ESCOs, & Contractors

Electrical Distributors

Lighting Design, AE & MEP firms

Lighting Manufacturers

Power Distribution Manufacturing & Rep Agencies

Renewable Energy

Rep Agencies


Wire & Cable, Tools

Each of our recruiters are experts in their respective verticals. We successfully place people in Sales / Business Development, Engineering, Operations, Product Management, Lighting Design, Quotations, Project Management and Marketing roles from individual contributors through Executive Leadership.

We help our clients increase sales, cut costs, improve efficiencies, develop new products, design spaces or gain market share.

Back to the “why” behind working with a specialized recruiter…

Strong Industry knowledge

We have a strong understanding of the industry, market insights and trends.  We spend every day having meaningful conversations with our industry’s leaders.  We have our fingers on the pulse of the technologies shaping the landscape of the market.  Our role is to match the industry’s top talent to your search requirements.  We strive to understand your specific needs for each unique position. Our vetting process and time to qualify against your specifications for each position is extensive.  We earn the trust of the candidates we speak with through demonstrating our level of experience and expertise in each of the markets we serve.  In the end, we deliver qualified, interested, and motivated candidates.  Our time to present and retention success are industry leading and proven.

Effectively Marketing your Company

We effectively market your company, corporate brand, and opportunity to the candidates we are targeting.  We discuss your market position, company reputation, quality of product/service, and company mission/vision/values.  We will fully understand your company’s employee value proposition and share your story on your unique organizational culture.  Ultimately conveying why a candidate should come work for you and be excited about joining your company. 

Vast Professional Network

We leverage our professional network.  The best candidates likely aren’t looking on job boards or company websites seeking employment.  They’re currently enjoying success and candidly, not actively pursuing a change.  We know the best talent, where to find them, and how to attract them.  We have over 23 years of networking and building relationships with people at all levels in the electrical industry.


There are a lot of “recruiters”.  Some good, many not so much.  Egret Consulting is recognized across the electrical industry as the largest, most professional, and most successful search firm.  In addition, we are one of the most established, founded in 1999.  We have been named to Forbes list of 2023 Best Executive Search Firms for the third time.  We are members of the industry’s associations such as WILD, NAILD, IES, IALD, Wire Association International, Women in Industry (Wii), NAED Women, Empowering Women, Wire Harness Manufacturing Association, etc. We’ve presented at industry events and written for industry trade journals. Our position in the industry earns us the trust and respect of top talent.  Candidates accept our conversations as they know their time will not be wasted.

If you have open positions that you’re having a difficult time filling or just want to discuss what we are seeing in the industry, schedule a call with us,, …I’m confident that you will enjoy a most productive conversation.