Today’s challenging business environment is marked by social and economic uncertainty, weakness and volatility in emerging markets, and increasing geopolitical risk. How can procurement teams ensure they have the edge? Dramatic changes in the role of the procurement function over recent years have meant a remit that exceeds traditional operational responsibilities, often having a critical … Continue reading Data. Tech. Talent. Giving Procurement The Edge
For those who remember “The Borg” from Star Trek, you’ll remember the notion of a dispassionate alien mind-being that would suck up your individual mind to subsume into the collective intelligence. Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated. Crazy stuff, right? Or maybe not. Flash forward to today. For most people, your every move is … Continue reading You Will Be Assimilated: The Collective Intelligence Of Procurement
What’s harder than finding top talent for your procurement team? Finding the RIGHT talent! The only thing harder than finding top talent in the current candidate driven market is to find the right talent. Especially those individuals that have the technical and collaborative skill-set required to be successful with today’s ever-growing list of expectations from … Continue reading Team Approach: How Procurement Pros Can Procure Talent Better
Call us crazy but we reckon Procurement would be better off looking at the Contract Management process the same way sales does… If you’re anything like me as a procurement practitioner, you think of our end-to-end process in a linear fashion. It usually starts with spend analysis or some other source of information (budget, ERP, … Continue reading Improve Contract Compliance by Thinking Like Sales…Not Procurement
Happy New Year from everyone at Procurious HQ! We wish you all the best for the year ahead. We’d like to thank all of our 26,000+ members for an incredible year at Procurious. And we can’t for all the exciting things we have in store for you in 2018. Stay tuned! -Procurious HQ
As part of our 2017 Procurious rewind, we’re taking a look at the top blogs of the year. Today’s article advises what to do when a recruiter asks for your Facebook password! Have you ever been asked to hand over your social media details in a job interview? Don’t panic – it’s probably just a stress test. … Continue reading 2017 Rewind – Help! A Potential Employer Asked For My Facebook Password
As the year draws to a close, we’re taking a look at some of our most-read blogs of 2017… The procurement people have spoken* and we can now confirm the official top five Procurious blogs of 2017. From assessing the impact of blockchain to exclusive interviews with global CPOs; from recruitment advice to top career … Continue reading Procurious Picks: What Were You Reading In 2017?