What traits are required to succeed as a contractor? Here are the 5 must-haves. For those of us that have only ever had full-time, permanent jobs, the idea of contracting may seem scary or strange. Why put yourself through all that uncertainty? What do you do when it ends? What if you fall in love … Continue reading 5 Traits You’ll Need To Succeed At Contracting
Job hunting? Here’s how to find a job right now 2020 is the year of things that seemed easy suddenly being oh so hard. Take going out for dinner, for example, which many of us took for granted until restaurants worldwide were shut. Or from a work perspective, ease of logistics. Closed borders in every … Continue reading Need Or Want A New Job? Here’s How To Find One Right Now
While on the surface it may look like progress, equal pay is still very much not that – equal. There are some amazing women in the procurement profession. People such as Kelly Barner, Sylvie NOËL, Virginie VAST and Elvire Regnier Lussier, only to name a few who immediately come to mind. Thinking about all the … Continue reading Put Your Money Where Your Equality Is: Why Is Equal Pay Still A Thing?
This is no time for procurement professionals, let alone global CPOs, to float above the action or flit from minor issue to minor issue. It’s time to keep learning and get involved. Ian Holcroft’s career, currently Procurement Director at Murphy, has given him a unique perspective on the situation currently facing procurement. Here, he offers some personal and professional tips on what we can learn … Continue reading Want To Succeed As A Global CPO? Don’t Be A Procurement Butterfly!
2020 has been a year like no other. Which of course means we need an update in our go-to career tips… Unfortunately, careers often look better with hindsight. If only I hadn’t taken that role, we often think, or perhaps, I could be better off if only I’d learnt to better negotiate my salary. Fortunately … Continue reading Here Are 5 Of The Most Life-Changing Career Tips Of 2020
Are you walking around with knives in your back? This is how to handle office backstabbing… Backstabbing in the Office Most of the time we are walking around with a knife in our backs, and we don’t even know it. Bleeding and hemorrhaging with no way of knowing how to fix it. See Mary from … Continue reading Backstabbing Co-Workers: How To Handle The Two-Faced Foe
You’re being asked to source more sustainable products, meet climate goals, anticipate post-pandemic supply chain shifts and reduce end of life impact. It’s a challenging task, particularly with IT products. The good news is, many procurement professionals have taken on this assignment before you, and they’re here to help. With more than 50 million metric tons generated annually, e-waste has become the world’s … Continue reading 5 Expert Tips To Reduce e-Waste