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.
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.
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
Google’s management study shows that supply chain students who learn soft skills will be more innovative and successful. A recent Google study of its top employees is shaking up the way we think about how we should be educating students. We’ve all heard about the importance of focusing on a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and
Here are our most-viewed blog posts from 2017 about talent, including tips on retaining your top talent and helping turn your employees into brand ambassadors. The start of the new year brings along a host of resolutions. Finding a new job or advancing in a current position are common new year’s resolutions for individuals. For
By calling them “soft skills,” are we shortchanging competencies that are critical for supply chain and procurement professionals to succeed? This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. One of the biggest stories in the world of Supply Chain and Procurement talent
The world has changed drastically in the past few decades with the reach of technology. Many of us remember a time before cell phones, personal computers, and the Internet. I can recall learning about the World Wide Web during my senior year of high school. A librarian explained to me how research would drastically change