Author Archives: Employment Resource Group

Dear Sharon – June 2019

Q. Our business is super busy these days, but despite the good economy, we’ve had more than our fair share of unique challenges this year. In my opinion, as a long tenured leader, customer expectations has reached an unattainable performance level. It’s almost like they want something that doesn’t exist! While I understand giving great performance, […]

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Dear Sharon – May 2019

Q. I am a small business owner. I currently have eight people on my team, all of whom work very hard, day in and day out, to grow the firm. My challenge is this – my competitors, which are all considerably larger than I at this point (I’ve only been in business five years) are […]

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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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