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Supply Chain Hiring Strategy: Why SEO is an Essential Component

Implementing a hiring strategy suitable for qualified talent can often be challenging, recruiters are increasingly posting their jobs online. In fact, Google has revealed that almost 30 percent of all searches on its platform, around 300 million per month, are job-related. While this news appears encouraging, it can also be a sign that job ads [...]

2021-07-21T13:19:13-04:00July 21, 2021|Career Development, Interviewing|

Why You Should Not Present a Lowball a Job Offer

By providing a lowball job offer to a qualified applicant, you are only cheating yourself and your business’s bottom line. Not to mention, you can quickly tarnish your employer brand. Candidates will likely share their negative experiences with their frien

2021-07-20T15:19:35-04:00July 16, 2021|Hiring & Recruiting, Offers|

Common First Round Interview Questions and How to Answer

As a leading supply chain recruiting firm, it is common for our candidates to go through different interview processes with various companies, then report back to us about their interview experiences. Below are some of the most common first round interview questions and our insights on how to best answer them.   Tell me about yourself.  [...]

2021-07-21T11:06:24-04:00July 1, 2021|Career Development, Interviewing|

Finding Supply Chain Talent & How to Encourage Them to Join Your Team

  One of the toughest challenges you can face when managing a supply chain is encouraging and finding supply chain talent to join your team. Now more than ever competition for supply chain positions has skyrocketed. As universities adapt to onboarding more Supply Chain Management Programs the race for companies to hire fresh educated [...]

2021-07-21T11:06:25-04:00June 15, 2021|Hiring & Recruiting|

Proactive Ways to Enhance Your Logistics Hiring and Recruitment Process

Is your logistics organization suffering because of a broken hiring and recruitment process? Tired of losing candidates because they are going through too many rounds of onsite interviews? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then it’s time to focus on optimizing your logistics hiring and recruiting process. To stay on top of [...]

2021-07-13T09:52:21-04:00June 11, 2021|Hiring & Recruiting, Interviewing, Uncategorized|

Supply Chain Resume Writing & LinkedIn Profile Optimization Services (NEW)

Tired of submitting countless resumes for job applications and not receiving any feedback other than the canned “thanks, but no thanks” canned auto-response? How confident are you that your LinkedIn profile is well-positioned to attract supply chain recruiters and hiring managers? As we continue to navigate through these uncertain times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, [...]

Toolkit for Supply Chain Disruptions

Jobless claims have reached a record high, and millions will be focused on seeking new employment within an economy that has been shocked to its core by the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. In the spirit of helping professionals that have been laid off or furloughed, SCM Talent Group  has just completed a compilation of our top [...]

Top Tips for Executing an Executive Procurement Job Search

While there are fewer job opportunities at the top of the pyramid, along with immense competition, there are still various tactics one can apply to their executive procurement job search in order to be noticed by the right decision-makers at the right time.  We’re going to break down what to do to prepare for an [...]

2020-02-21T09:07:20-05:00February 21, 2020|Procurement Hiring/ Retaining Talent|

ASCM Career Coach Webinar: How to Properly Vet and Assess Supply Chain Candidates

Attend the upcoming "ASCM Career Coach Webinar: How to Properly Vet and Assess Supply Chain Candidates" presented by ASCM Career Coach and SCM Talent Group President Rodney Apple, and take an indepth look at best practices to assess supply chain candidates. Date: March 5th, 2020 Time: 12pm-1pm CT     By attending this [...]

2020-02-12T16:07:11-05:00February 12, 2020|Hiring & Recruiting, Webinars|

How to Explain Short Stints on Your Resume

In today’s job market, it’s extremely common for individuals, even executives, to have short stints on their resumes, and the reason as to why can be endless.  However, there can still be a stigma among recruiters and employers about the nature of a short stint. The fears of looking like a job-hopping flight risk, someone [...]

2020-02-10T12:12:02-05:00February 10, 2020|Resumes & Cover Letters|
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