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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 – February 2017

Prudence- I've been interviewing for a pretty great job and they asked me for references. I provided them with customers and past bosses and they said they all came back great. Then I get a call from the VP that tells me they're not making the offer

Ask the Expert – January 2017

Hi Prudence- What's an appropriate amount of time to wait before following up with an interview? - Joe Hi Joe- That depends on how the meeting was left off. If they said they'd contact you by a certain date and that has come and gone, r

Ask the Expert – December 2016

Prudence- Hello,  never thought I’d see the day I’d be asking some of these questions, but here we are.  I am and have always been a high performer, have a lot of industry experience and I’m stuck in a job I hate.  I’ve been with th

Ask the Expert – November 2016

Hi Prudence, About 10 years ago I received a DUI and I'm curious if that would show up on a background check. I currently have a job offer from one of the big public distributors and they are offering a company car. I'm wondering if that might co

Ask the Expert – October 2016

Hi Prudence- I have a non-compete and it says that I can’t work for a competitor within 20 miles of any of our companies current or past branches. I’m looking at a job in Austin and am currently in Chicago, my company doesn’t have a branch t