Are supplier panels as outdated as your nan’s rug? Do they stifle innovation? Or are they a basic essential for every procurement pro’s toolkit? Supplier panels have been around forever. They are as old and ubiquitous as the crocheted rug on your nan’s couch. Just because they’re part of the furniture, does it make them … Continue reading Do Supplier Panels Deliver On Expectations Or Leave You Wanting More?
While after-work drinks used to be a staple of office life, new drinking trends, sobriety challenges and negative effects on mental and physical health have highlighted alternatives that better promote team building and could spell the end to “work drinks” trends. As pubs and bars in the UK reopen their doors and many businesses head back … Continue reading Is It Time To Retire The Office Drinks Trolley?
What is the pink recession and why is it coming? Women in the workplace It’s no shock to anyone that women have been shortchanged in the workplace for decades now. We’re still struggling for equality on so many levels. From being promoted last, to being passed over for the best assignments, we always end up … Continue reading Why Are Women Getting The Short End Of The Stick When It Comes To COVID-19?
Three procurement experts share their strategies for mitigating supply chain risk during the second half of 2020. The Economist put it best in early July: “You may have lost interest in the pandemic. It has not lost interest in you. COVID-19 is here to stay. People will have to adapt. The world is not experiencing … Continue reading Navigating The Next 150 Days: Three Experts Share How to Strengthen Supply Chain Defenses
Has your pay been cut due to COVID? Here’s what to do if it has. There’s no doubt that the economic effects of the coronavirus have been significant, with job losses being so severe that many countries are comparing this situation to the Great Depression. But for those of us who have fortunately retained our … Continue reading My Pay Has Been Cut. What Should I Do Next?
A clean start: tips and tricks for corporates to create a COVID-safe workplace. One of the biggest misconceptions out there right now is that cleaning is booming, says Estelle Lewis, who is the group executive general manager for partnerships at cleaning services and hygiene products company IKON Services. The company, which provides cleaning services and … Continue reading CPO Digital Forum: Crown Resorts And IKON Services
How do you set a strategy for your procurement function? Discover what not to do. In 2020, we’re all au fait with the word ‘strategic.’ Procurement needs to be strategic, metaphorically yells every advice piece we read. What’s the strategy behind that, what’s your function’s strategy, what’s the strategy this year? Exclaim C-suite executives we … Continue reading How To Set A Procurement Strategy Part 1: What You’re Currently Doing Wrong