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|

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|

Recruitment Marketing Strategies that Attract Supply Chain Talent

Your company might have solid supply chain talent, but are your recruitment marketing strategies attracting the best possible workers? The truth is that the people in charge of a company’s supply chain can make or break a business's finances. Even paying upfront for a costlier, more experienced manager can save your company money in [...]

2021-05-11T16:30:25-04:00May 11, 2021|Hiring & Recruiting|

6 Creative Ways to Find S&OP Talent (INFOGRAPHIC)

  If your primary recruiting strategy for S&OP talent is “posting and praying”, you have already committed your first mistake. 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 top sales & operations planning talent [...]

2021-07-31T10:24:35-04:00June 22, 2020|Hiring & Recruiting, Infographics|

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|

What Does Top Supply Chain Talent Look for in an Employer?

Is your organization struggling to retain top supply chain talent?  If you have high turnover within your supply chain department, it may be time to take a look at how you can internally optimize aspects of your department in order to retain talent and create happier, longer-tenured employees. While a paycheck is extremely motivating, there [...]

2020-01-08T09:34:02-05:00January 8, 2020|Hiring & Recruiting|

6 Common Candidate Red Flags

Every company desires solid members on their supply chain team that can achieve desired results and possess professional attributes such as integrity, loyalty, and fits into the company’s work culture. How do you ensure you get that qualified candidate? One way to do this is to detect candidate red flags before you even interview them.  [...]

2021-04-05T08:39:18-04:00December 17, 2019|Hiring & Recruiting|

The Proper Way to Respond to Job Applications

Think about the last time you filled out a job application. The stressful process of perfecting resumes and cover letters, searching through job boards for open opportunities, hitting that submit button, and then waiting. Your inbox may look something like this or it’s chock-full of the typical canned auto-replies that most companies send which [...]

2021-04-23T09:09:42-04:00November 22, 2019|Hiring & Recruiting|

7 Strategies to Navigate the Trade and Tariff Volatility

Ever since the first tariffs were enacted on imports from China, many retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers have been in a panicked state. The tariffs have increased import prices on various products, leading to the choice for companies to absorb the costs themselves or pass onto consumers. This has also driven down consumer confidence as well, [...]

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