Blog / Teigan Margetts
3 Ways to Build a Diverse Procurement Team
Procurement managers often hire someone, and if they are the ‘right fit’, they then look for people with similar skills, experience, and personality traits. It can be challenging to break this cycle, but it’s absolutely necessary.
Reverse Mentoring: What Is It and How Do You Do It Right?
Reverse mentoring is essentially where someone in a more junior position, or from a younger generation, mentors someone more senior.
Abstract versus Concrete: How Different Communication Styles Might Be Holding You Back
A recent study that analysed hundreds of thousands of speeches, articles, and interactions between men and women revealed an interesting finding: men tend to speak more abstractly than women. What does this mean, and why does it matter?
Three leadership lessons men can learn from women
For too long, women were told to be more ‘like men’ in order to lead. Turns out men can learn a lot from female leaders.
Fit in or be left out? – what women in procurement feel they have to do to succeed
Women often feel the need to strive towards an unattainable ideal in order to succeed. There are three key ways that women typically do this.
A quick but effective guide to work-life balance in procurement
Here’s what that might look like if you’re a busy, somewhat overwhelmed procurement professional who still aspires for work-life balance.
Why do you want to work here? How to answer this tricky question in your next procurement job interview
Job interviews are hard. Sometimes, the hardest thing isn’t explaining our skills but answering personal questions such as ‘why do you want to work here?”
5 challenging job interview questions and how to answer them
If you’re looking for a new opportunity, there are plenty. But you have to get past the job interview and all its hard-hitting questions first.
Should you make friends with your procurement colleagues? – the pros and cons
A friendly face to share a complaint or the risk of a blurred line when it comes to office gossip – should you make friends with your procurement colleagues?
Is it ok to never want to be a people manager in procurement?
What happens if you wake up and realise that you don’t actually want to be a people manager in procurement? We’ve got the alternative