Digital supply chain management requires a whole new set of skills. From an omnichannel mindset to enterprise IT use, here’s what defines success of logistics leaders. Editor’s note: This is the final guest post in a three-part series by Kate Began of Polycase. It took some time for the tech revolution to hit the logistics
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of three guest posts by Kate Began of Polycase. The increasing digitization of commerce has revolutionized global supply chains in all kinds of ways. Shipments can now be dispatched with the click of a button, sophisticated algorithms can automatically route truckers around traffic jams, and goods
New research shows Gen X business leaders are being promoted slower than their millennial and boomer counterparts. This Gen X talent looking to jump ship. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. Much attention has been given to millennial employees over
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