Hot Job: NPI Sourcing Manager

NPI sourcing managers are a critical part of the new product introduction supply chain. They are responsible for the effective sourcing, implementation, and distribution of new products for their organization. These managers are also responsible for the project, quality control, and compliance requirements. They typically work in an office or hybrid office/ manufacturing environment creating… Read More

Best Practices to Finding and Retaining Top Supply Chain Talent

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Today’s labor market is definitely a tale of two “cities”, with job seekers loving life and employers finding it harder than ever to locate and keep top talent. Candidates are able to demand more than ever from employers. They expect frequent, transparent communication,… Read More

Upskilling: How to Ensure You’re the Top Candidate for the Supply Chain Job

Today’s labor market heavily features the job seekers, but that’s no reason to rest on your laurels. There are still multiple applicants for many job openings and there’s no guarantee that the scales won’t tip in the other direction, in favor of the employer. If the economy were to stall, job seekers could suddenly find… Read More

3 Ways to Differentiate Yourself from Other Supply Chain Candidates

Currently, the job market heavily favors you, the job seeker. However, there’s no guarantee that will continue moving forward, and taking a relaxed attitude toward the application process is probably a bad habit to get into anyway. Also, employers are still seeing multiple applicants for their open positions. Jobs aren’t just being handed out first-come,… Read More

Hot Job: Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt (Continuous Improvement Manager)

Continuous improvement managers monitor and improve organizational processes. It is their responsibility to identify areas where a company can become more efficient and reduce costs. Continuous improvement managers typically work in manufacturing, acting as internal consultants who develop short-term and long-term strategies for the organization, incorporating Six Sigma, Agile, and other process improvement methodologies. Job… Read More

Maximize Your Talent Pipeline by Utilizing Social Media

Social media is everywhere, and just about every company is on social media, but is your company getting the most out of its social media investment, especially when it comes to recruiting? Yes, you can contact prospective employees over LinkedIn and Facebook, but you should be doing much more than that? Social media can help… Read More

5 Reasons You Should Always Answer a Recruiter’s LinkedIn Message

Getting a random LinkedIn message from a recruiter can trigger all kinds of feelings. At first, you’ll probably feel flattered that someone thinks you’re well-qualified for a position they’re trying to fill. You might also feel nervous about responding, annoyed because you have a great job you don’t want to leave or conflicted about whether… Read More

Is it OK to Text Employers During the Hiring Process?

We typically think of texting as a pretty informal way of communicating, and maybe not appropriate for professional interactions, but a recent Jobvite survey revealed 43 percent of hiring managers actually do reach out to candidates via text message. In addition to communicating key details with hiring personnel, text message is becoming an increasingly popular… Read More

Hot Job: Global Sourcing Manager

Global sourcing managers are responsible for overseeing a company’s service and materials sourcing teams. It is their job to establish and maintain efficiency within the supply chain structure as well as maintain regulatory compliance. They must foster relationships with vendors, suppliers, and partners to ensure materials supplies are continually maintained in a cost-effective manner. Job… Read More

Lower Your Recruitment Costs with These Tips

Of course, your company wants to invest in hiring the best and the brightest, but you also don’t want to throw money away either. The following tips can help you keep a lid on your recruitment costs while not sacrificing on efficiency and quality. Analyze Your Costs Before setting out to ascertain what hiring functions… Read More