What does it mean if a supply chain recruiter contacts you?

What does it mean when a recruiter contacts you? It could mean any number of things. But one of the most gratifying things that it means is that an independent third party thinks that your experience and skill set can be of value to an employer!

2022-06-23T18:09:48-04:00June 23, 2022|Career Development, Interviewing|

Second Round Interview Questions | How to Answer

Now that you’ve completed the first interview screen and have been contacted regarding the next round, it’s time to prepare for the second round interview questions. The questions in the second round can be much more in-depth than the  first round interview questions.

2022-06-09T15:41:25-04:00June 9, 2022|Career Development, Interviewing|

First Round Interview Questions | How to Answer

At SCM Talent Group, we hear all sorts of anecdotes about the candidate interview experience. We also provide resources to prepare candidates and applicants for the supply chain interview process, including what sorts of questions to expect. Below are some of the most common first round interview questions and our insights on how to best answer them.

2022-06-09T15:36:12-04:00June 9, 2022|Career Development, Interviewing|

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 [...]

2022-04-20T13:26:00-04:00April 11, 2022|Career Development, Job Search|

Top Warehouse Skills Sought After in Warehouse Managers

Possessing warehouse skills can offer lucrative internal promotions for warehouse operatives, in particular for those with the drive to advance their supply chain careers into warehouse management. Starting salaries are typically in the $60,000-$80,000 range for warehouse managers, and can spike into the mid-to-high $100K range for those that manage large and more complex [...]

2021-11-16T09:17:38-05:00November 9, 2021|Career Development|

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|

Top 5 Tips For Optimizing Your Supply Chain Resume

I’ve reviewed thousands of supply chain resumes over the course of my 20-year career in staffing, having worked as a Corporate Supply Chain Recruiter for clients such as The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, Cummins, Kimberly-Clark, and others. I’d like to fill you in on a few must-have elements that you’ll want to incorporate into […]

Digital Networking Tactics For When You Can’t Network in Person

Through the pandemic crisis, the traditional methods for making new connections with other professionals, such as lunch meetings or attending supply chain events, went out the door. This in turn has made digital networking the new normal, and paramount for success as it relates to making new business connections or finding a new job. [...]

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 Supply Chain Job Search

As we move further into this new decade, have you found yourself wondering if it’s time to explore other career opportunities?  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 supply chain job search in order to [...]

2020-01-24T14:22:03-05:00January 24, 2020|Career Development, Job Search|
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