Author Archives: Employment Resource Group

Employment Resource Group, Inc. named to Forbes 2019 List of Top Executive Search Firms in The Country

Employment Resource Group Inc. (ERG), headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin was chosen by Forbes for their annual list of the top 200 executive search firms. ERG ranked #144 on the list out of 30,000+ firms nationwide. This list honors firms that specialize in filling position with salaries of at least $100,000. To determine who is chosen […]

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Dear Sharon – April 2019

Q. My company has been really focused on culture the past two years and I am happy to report it is working, with one exception. Our top sales performer is a serious problem. His ego is huge, and he is not a team player at all. It is obvious to everyone that he believes he […]

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Dear Sharon – March 2019

Q. I am so sad, one of my most beloved teammates just quietly told me that she has been diagnosed with cancer. The prognosis does not sound good. She’s asked that I keep it quiet for now until she figures out the next steps. I just don’t know what to do or how to help in […]

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Dear Sharon – February 2019

Q. I have a co-worker that overall, I work well with, except for one issue. This gentleman in our office is a “Trump Basher” and makes no bones about sharing his opinion freely whenever there is an opportunity. Honestly, I’m not a fan of   President Trump’s personally but I don’t exactly share all his views. […]

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Dear Sharon – January 2019

Q. I’ve been following your column and I’ve been wanting to write in, maybe in an attempt to not feel so alone. I am a senior ranking leader in a respected company. From all outward appearances, I am successful and confident. Here’s my challenge. I’m exhausted, and feel like such a fraud. Most times, I […]

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Dear Sharon – December 2018

Q. There is no easy way to say this: I suck at hiring. For every 10 hires, I maybe keep one! My interviewing skills obviously are not great. Any tips that you can share so I can stop wasting my money on bad hires? A. Before you beat yourself up, hiring is not easy and has changed […]

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Dear Sharon – November 2018

Q: I’m hesitant to submit this question, but I believe I have been passed over for numerous promotions because I am female. I’m a top performer in my organization, but I work for an owner who is very traditional. Any suggestions you can give me for getting noticed? A: This is a tough one and […]

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