Procurement, like many other professions, has made huge strides in supporting and providing accreditation to the many professionals that make up its membership. So, the big questions are what is CIPS? How do I get accredited? And how could becoming chartered help turn the tide on global ethics? Let jump right into it… What is … Continue reading What Is CIPS And How To Get Accredited
Write the ultimate Procurement resume that is both eye-catching and optimised towards securing your ideal next Supply Chain role. I have worked in executive supply chain recruitment for 16 years. I built a Supply Chain & Procurement career site that ranked number 1 in Google for a variety of top search terms. As such, I … Continue reading How To Write The Best Supply Chain Resume
Finding a great mentor can catapult your career – here are the defining attributes of the perfect mentor to look for. The saying goes that no man is an island, and in a career sense what that really means is: the office can certainly feel like unchartered territory without a mentor. A mentor is something … Continue reading What Should I Look For In A Mentor?
As you move forward with your career, remember it is not just about the number of connections you have – it is about the quality of your connections. As the old adage goes “ it is about who you know, rather than what you know”. As the majority of us spend more time working from … Continue reading My Number One Procurement Career Tip – Be Connected
COVID-19 has created a significant opportunity for generation next to lead, grow and advance. Here are five steps to break through. Are you satisfied with your current position, or are you eager to break out and change the game? Do same-old, status quo procurement and supply chain strategies work for you, or are you ready … Continue reading Attention Generation Next: Your Clock Starts Now. Are You Ready?
Should you ask for a raise during a pandemic? It depends on how well you perform, and how your company is doing. You consistently deliver, you always exceed your targets, and your boss is thrilled. Does that mean now the right time to ask for a raise – despite everything going on in the world? … Continue reading Is Now The Right Time To Ask For A Pay Rise?
Online networking can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Approach it with generosity, and watch your network grow. Picture yourself at a business networking event – the room buzzing with people. Where would we find you? Are you working the room, having interesting conversations? Or maybe you’re lurking in the corner, hoping people … Continue reading Virtually Connected: How To Network Your Face Off