The Art of Landing Top Sourcing and Procurement Talent

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It’s critical to have the right strategic sourcing & procurement talent on your team to mitigate risks with global trade tensions.

Download our guide of over 100+ tips, tactics, and strategies to hire and retain sourcing & procurement talent.

How to Attract Top Procurement Talent to Your Organization

Tips for Creating a Procurement Leadership Development Program

How to Develop a Mentorship Program

Top Sources for Finding and Engaging Procurement Talent

Employer Branding Strategies

How to Turn Your Procurement Organization into Talent Scouts




About the Author: Rodney Apple

  • Completely specialized in procurement and end-to-end supply chain recruitment since 2001
  • Recruited the first supply chain department for The Home Depot (Fortune 13 at time)
  • Spanning 10+ years, led procurement & supply chain recruitment for 4 corporations that made the Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain list, multiple times each:
    • The Home Depot
    • The Coca-Cola Company
    • Kimberly-Clark
    • Cummins
  • Personally filled more than 1,000 professional to executive procurement & supply chain positions
  • Career Coach for ASCM (formerly APICS) since 2014
  • SCM Now (formerly APICS) Magazine Department Author for “Professional Development”
  • Presenter at CSCMP and APICS global conferences on supply chain talent topics
  • Featured in CNBC, Nightly Business Report, The Wall Street Journal, and several supply chain media outlets.
  • Author of The Supply Chain Talent Blog, dedicated to advancing the careers of supply chain professionals and helping employers attract, hire, develop and retain supply chain talent