If you are looking for the perfect candidate, that person does not exist; but you may need help finding industry professionals. As recruiters, we talk to industry people every day, we know what candidates are looking for, from salary to culture to g
I was invited to speak at the IES Annual Conference in Boston presenting for the “Marketable Skills for Emerging Professionals in the Lighting Industry” seminar. Over the next 3 blogs, I’ll review the topics I discussed in that presenta
In 2010, I prepared a presentation for a consulting client that had a diversity of products; from electronics to alternative energy to lighting equipment. I summarized raw numbers of companies that were in their space to give them an idea of how dive
There are many reasons people change jobs but it’s rarely about money, yet it’s the first defense when a manager is handed a resignation. When a candidate gives notice, one of two things occur: a counteroffer or an escort out of the office
It’s not new news that we are in a candidate driven market. If your hiring process is not focused on attracting and landing top candidates, you will lose talent to your competitors. Candidates are choosing their employers.
Candidates I speak wit
Global general lighting market was $37.5B in 2017, going to be $48.3B in 2023 (BCC Research)
Global LED lighting market was $26.09B in 2016, going to be $54.28B in 2022 (Zion Market Research)
Global Lighting fixture market to be $26B in 2017 an
This is very much a candidate driven marketplace, compounded by the baby boomers retiring, creating a huge shortage of talent. Nowadays, we are lucky to find 1 or 2 candidates for a job that are both qualified and interested. However, I still hear th
I attended my first industry trade shows, the Wire Processing Technology Expo and the Wire Expo in May. I do appreciate all the people and industry leaders who met with me and talked to me about the industry, their companies and the future of wire
The search for qualified talent in the electrical industry is more difficult than ever.
As growth continues in distributed energy, distributed energy resources, distributed generation, microgrids, energy storage, and distribution automation; along
One of the benefits of being a successful company with over 19 years of industry ties is that we’ve developed a database of over 31,700 unique companies and over 115,000 unique people. That’s a lot of data entry, industry research, conferences, j