The global Supply chain provides goods faster and more efficiently than ever before. Here are the top supply chain skills for one of the most important industries: manufacturing. Highlights: Sitting at the intersection of raw materials acquisition and distribution of finished goods, manufacturing is one of the most crucial functions within the global Supply Chain.
A new LinkedIn post takes a refreshing look at achieving a work-life balance for working parents. The article has been shared all over social media begging the question: does your office need to know? The New York Times reported that more and more couples are choosing to have smaller families due to economic factors. Let’s
Soft skills are more important than ever, and emotional intelligence is arguably more important than all the rest. Highlights: Because Supply Chain now touches on every aspect of a business, soft skills have become more important than ever. Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand one’s own emotions as well as the emotions of others.
New research backs up what we already know: the supply chain economy is a hotbed of innovation, and that opens up immense professional opportunities. Highlights: New research assigns some numbers to two facts that every Supply Chain professional knows: the sector is full of opportunity for professionals and it is a hotbed for innovation. Supply Chain industry innovations
In today’s job market, companies have to compete harder than ever before and candidates, realizing their position, have begun ghosting employers. Ghosting has never been in an issue in the professional setting until now. Highlights: According to a new report, more companies and recruiters are getting ghosted, with thousands of users on LinkedIn chiming in
Increasingly, women are pursuing careers in the supply chain. But they continue to face a salary gap — and the higher they climb, the wider it gets. Highlights: Men in the supply chain industry earned an average of 29% more than women in 2017. Women perform at the same levels as men with the same
Supply Chain skills have never been in more demand and the work has never been more interesting. Here’s a look at the best degree for supply chain management. Highlights: Today’s supply chain professionals need to be well-versed in data analysis, presentation skills, negotiation skills, project management skills. Individual career objectives and educational options can help
Here are our most-viewed blog posts from 2018 about talent, including analysis of industry trends, and influencers you should be paying attention to. New Year’s is the time for resolutions — personally and within your professional life, as well. Take a look at your company’s track record for identifying strengths and interests within your employees,
Great people don’t always focus on expressing their superpowers at work out of a fear of limiting their scope. Here’s how employers can identify and coach employees to work to their fullest potential. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. In
Considering instituting a work from home policy for your business? Ask yourself these three questions first. As the supply chain becomes increasingly digital, many employers may be considering implementing a work from home policy. After all, we know one way to attract millennial talent is to allow for this kind of flexibility. But before you
In today’s job market, candidates are in such high demand, companies are posting positions with little or no experience requirements. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. On the Argentus blog, we’ve spent the past few months charting the strong job market and
Bad leadership in procurement has the potential to sink a company’s reputation, making it difficult to hire at all levels below it. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. Everyone knows that a bad hire can be really costly to a