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 understanding of the [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Throughout 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. The good news is that with more people working home than ever before, your odds of getting through to those you’re reaching out to greatly improves, as people tend to be more accessible working from home as opposed to working in distracting office environments. Here [...]
You may have ended up here reading this because you’re thinking it’s time to improve your video interviewing skills and need some video interview practice. Having a successful video interview seems pretty easy though, right? Well, not really… A lot more can go south in a video interview than an in-person interview simply because there are more technical factors that contribute to everything running smoothly. We have created a list of tips to help ensure these technical factors are planned for accordingly so all you have to worry about is being yourself and ‘wowing’ the hiring manager! Check Your [...]
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