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Fallacy of Commissions

We've helped scores of clients identify quality sales talent over our 19 years of success. Our clients have a broad range of compensation models to support attracting sales talent;
  • Fixed salary with bonuses tied to: individual sales, regional sales, company sales, company profits, etc.
  • Salary with commission tied to: gross sales, incremental sales, GM's, profits, etc.
  • Commissions only; draw-based, or purely 1099 based, etc.
The underlining challenge is ...


What I Know

Being a recruiter is one of the most rewarding experiences. There's nothing more gratifying than helping grow my client companies.  When I follow up with a candidate I've placed and they share they've grown sales by $5MM, cut manufacturing costs by 9%, or launched a new product that is expected to generate $30MM in sales - it simply feels great!  From the candidate side, other than personal development, there's not much else that compares to a great job. I am fortunate enough to help improve people's lives...

What's Happening in Power

CEO of the Year: Jim Robo, NextEra Energy

Grid operators file plans with FERC on integrating storage into wholesale markets


Xcel Energy Commits to 100% Carbon-Free Electricity by 2050

POWER-GEN International Explores the Competitive Advantages of Power Generation Technologies

ABB, Emerson and OUC Leaders Echo Digital Themes in POWER-GEN Keynote

Successful Placements

- Business Development Manager - Power Distribution Manufacturer
- National Sales Manager - Power Supplies Manufacturer
- BDM/Power Distribution - Power Equipment Manufacturer
- OEM Sales Manager - Electrical Power Supply Manufacturer
- Applications Engr - Power Generation & Equipment Manufacturer
- National Sales Manager - Controls Manufacturer
- Applications Engr - Power Equipment Distribution Manufacturer
- Outside Sales - Industrial Electrical Equipment Manufacturer
- BDM - Custom Switchgear, Controls & Automation Manufacturer
- Marketing Manager - Electrical Equipment Manufacturer
- Territory Sales Manager - Electrical Equipment Manufacturer
- Regional Sales Manager - Electrical Power Supply Manufacturer
Rob Wieska
Power Distribution Recruiter

Rob Wieska is an Executive Recruiter for Egret Consulting Group, specializing in Power Distribution and Automation Technologies. He regularly blogs for Egret Consulting's website and corporate newsletter as well as industry related topics on LinkedIn and other social media.

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