Author: Chris Gaffney
Successful Change Management in Supply Chain is about Process & People
Successful change management and organizational transformation depends largely on procuring buy-in from each level of the organization.
Trends Affecting the Food and Beverage Supply Chain
Quiet Bridge Burning could be the next hot trend in the employment market. Talent professionals have been experiencing a sharp rise in candidates who are accepting lucrative job offers, only to back out at the last minute.
State of the Supply Chain Job Market: Labor Hoarding and Co-Sourcing
The supply chain labor market has been going through volatile changes and disruptions. Staffing has been a challenge at the front line and in professional ranks for the past two plus years. In the last six months, there have been signs that economic activity is slowing. Some spaces, including technology, have seen the beginnings of layoffs. This is what we would expect given history. To date, this type of activity has been less prevalent in Supply Chain jobs. So what is different about jobs in Supply Chain and will we see this continue? Supply Chain leaders are using different approaches and we will discuss a few of them. One such shifting dynamic is labor hoarding - an age-old term used to describe the retention of a company’s labor base during down economic times.
Employee Retention Strategies in 2022
We are at the beginning of 2022 and many pundits are making their annual predictions. I would like to do the same as a service to my fellow Supply Chain leaders: I predict you will lose one of your most valuable employees in 2022, but it does not need to happen.