The Top Supply Chain Management Jobs
Outlined are the Top Supply Chain Management Jobs across the end-to-end supply chain. Including operations, manufacturing, and more!
Supply Chain Management Careers – Overview of Career Options
Supply Chain Management Careers are some of the most expansive and diverse disciplines within the business world as they encompass a broad array of interconnected activities and functions which enable commercial activities, such as procurement, logistics, inventory planning, order fulfillment, and manufacturing. Likewise, the paths of supply chain management careers are expansive and diverse, particularly so because supply chain touches almost every industry in almost any type of company, from private to public to government to non-profit. If you’re considering or beginning a career in supply chain management, you may find it a bit overwhelming to gain a comprehensive [...]
6 Tactics to Get Promoted at Your Supply Chain Job
What can you do to accelerate your supply chain career advancement with your current employer? In planning your supply chain career, earning a job promotion is a surefire way to reach your goals sooner as opposed to jumping ship every two to three years to chase greener pastures. However, a supply chain job promotion doesn’t come along every year. You’ll have to put in the proper amount of effort and work on increasing your leadership skills in order to increase your odds of getting promoted. Volatility in today's supply chain world means that things are changing rapidly. This also [...]
7 Creative Ways to Find Supply Chain Talent (INFOGRAPHIC)
Struggling to hire and retain supply chain talent? Be sure to check out SCM Talent Group’s 10 part blog series that covers the top strategies employers can implement to improve their ability to hire and retain supply chain talent. If your primary recruiting strategy is “posting and praying”, you are basically fishing from a freshwater pond versus the ocean. There’s a sea of top performers that are content in their current roles and are rarely surfing the job boards, so if you think you’re going to find supply chain talent through a job advertisement, you’re setting yourself up for [...]
Mission: Follow-up Interview
How do you get the follow up interview in a fluid and dynamic supply chain talent world? The competition is fierce but you can separate yourself from the pack with these practices. You landed the first interview, and you felt you really knocked it out of the park. You’re supposed to hear back in a few days, and then that time passes with no follow up interview or call….what do you do? Being either an in-person or phone interview, waiting to hear back can be tough. As Tom Petty put it, “the waiting is the hardest part.” Below are [...]
Ghosts, Burning Bridges & Fake Green Pastures – Oh my!
Here are a few of the hot trends we’ve spotted in the overall supply chain job market along with our recommendations for how you can best position yourself for success, while avoiding the common pitfalls that exist within a high-demand, low unemployment job market.
Goals of a Supply Chain Internship or Co-op
Yes, your employer will tell you who you will be working with and what you need to do, but there are so many ways that you can make your supply chain internship work better for you and your employer.
Solutions to Mitigate Supply Chain Hiring Mistakes (Part 2)
In part one we broke down some of the common mistakes companies continue to make in hiring supply chain talent. Now it's time to provide some supply chain hiring solutions for you! In today’s candidate-driven market, organizations need to mitigate these mistakes and improve how they go about finding supply chain talent. This means doing more than just “posting and praying” the right person will come across your open supply chain opportunity. There’s a lot of strategies and tactics you can implement in your organization, so many that one could create an entire series of articles on them (fun fact: [...]
8 Hiring Mistakes Supply Chain Companies Make (Part 1)
You're not getting the candidates you need because you're committing too many hiring mistakes. Recruiting and hiring within the Supply Chain discipline is difficult. With the ongoing supply chain talent shortage and historically low unemployment driving up the need for supply chains to have the top players, locating top talent in a candidate-driven market can seem like finding a needle in a haystack. Not sure why you keep losing top supply chain talent to competitors? Sick of being disappointed with the lack of quality candidates to interview for your job openings? Here are eight of the most common supply chain [...]
10 Do’s and Don’ts on How to Quit Your Job
It's very important to know how to quit your job. As 2022 gets into high gear the and supply chain discipline continues to be a candidate-driven market. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, supply chain logistics jobs are expected to increase by 30% in the next 8 years! There's a shortage of supply chain talent and stiff competition for the available talent for all the job openings. Short answer: you can make good money in supply chain with a lot of choices at your disposal if you choose to quit your job. Therefore, now is one of [...]