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Nov 21, 10:28 AM
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How to respectfully disagree with your procurement colleague

When it comes to all things procurement, let’s be honest: there are a lot of things we might respectfully disagree on. So when it’s necessary, here’s how to strategically and respectfully do so with your colleagues.

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Nov 8, 9:59 AM
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Is taking a pay cut in procurement ever worth it?

In the current environment, when procurement professionals are in hot demand, is it ever worth taking a pay cut? 

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Oct 27, 10:42 AM
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How to be more confident (and seem more competent) in your procurement career

Procurement pros: sometimes, the problem isn’t your competence, but others’ perception of it. In this case, you need to ensure you can confidently communicate your competence. 

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Oct 20, 9:34 AM
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The top 3 standards you should expect from every supplier negotiation

What advice are suppliers receiving about how to negotiate with you? Here are the standards you should expect from every supplier negotiation

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Oct 10, 10:05 AM
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Four ways you can combat ageism in your procurement team

Has a candidate not been hired in your procurement team, despite being the most qualified person for the position? How about a team member being passed over for a promotion? Maybe you, yourself, made assumptions about someone’s level of energy, or their ability to use procurement technology, based on their age alone. If so, ageism might be alive and well in your procurement team. And this certainly isn’t a good thing. 

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Sep 8, 4:35 AM
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Feeling Demotivated? Women of Procurement, Here’s How to Change That

As women, there is some evidence that we are naturally more compassionate than men, meaning that we are more likely to feel fulfilled when we know that the job we’re doing is positively impacting others. With that in mind, here’s a motivating look at how much you matter to those around you, and a few ideas on what to do if those particular relationships are not bringing you satisfaction!

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Aug 22, 2:24 AM
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Record Numbers of Procurement Professionals are Quitting. Why?

According to data released by LinkedIn to Bloomberg, in 2020-2021, the average number of supply chain managers who left their jobs, called the ‘separation rate’, increased by 28%. Chillingly, this figure was the highest it had ever been since LinkedIn started tracking data five years ago. 

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Aug 4, 4:47 AM
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Check Out These Amazing Sustainability Achievements – Including Guilt-Free Beer!

Lion has made some ambitious targets when it comes to carbon emissions reductions. These include a 55% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2030, as well as the use of 100% renewable energy in Australia and New Zealand by 2025. 

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Jul 26, 6:37 AM
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Equality Not a Thing in Your Office? Here’s 3 Better Job Options

There are several things you can do to help your organisation work towards gender equality.

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Jul 19, 12:29 AM
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Starting a New Job? Here’s How to Make the Best First Impression

First impressions definitely matter … and it’s important that in the lead up to starting a new job, you proactively plan how you are going to make the best possible first impression.