When we say a story, what we really mean is five stories. In Bravo, a new five-part procurement podcast series, we interview five inspiring and courageous women to discover the secrets to their success. Discover why you should become a master storyteller, learn how to focus on your strengths, and listen as we debate critical issues … Continue reading Can We Tell You A Procurement Story?
Just as the organisation’s CIO has been struggling with “shadow IT” the CPO is now faced with similar challenges as company employees armed with a credit card and a browser can buy almost anything online. For years the enterprise CIO has been struggling with Shadow IT which has been described as “IT systems or solutions … Continue reading What Procurement Dangers Are Lurking In The Shadows?
Jason Ng explores the power of intent when it comes to embarking on a procurement career… In your career, you will come across procurement professionals with finance and accounting qualifications ranging from CPA, CA or even CFA – all of which are complimentary to procurement however unnecessary to enter. If you dig a bit further … Continue reading Procurement Careers and the Power of Intent
Is your career giving you the horrors? In this spooky Halloween-inspired article, Bennett Glace reveals the signs that you’re miserable at work, and what to do about it. If you’ve ever seen a haunted house film, you’ve probably found yourself asking one question of the characters on-screen: Why don’t you just leave!? Unexplained sounds, cold … Continue reading Run For Your Life! 4 Signs It’s Time To Quit
Often we think of confidence as something that the lucky few are born with and the rest are left wishing for. This simply is not true… Think of someone who you say is confident – your boss, a colleague or a celebrity, perhaps. Chances are you’d describe them as poised, hopeful and positive. They know … Continue reading Four Ways To Cultivate Real Confidence And Supercharge Your Career
Should you stay in procurement for your whole career? What skills should you focus on developing? How can you find a work/life balance? Check out these top tips from one of Australia’s leading CPOs, Thomai Veginis. “The beauty of working in procurement is you can turn your role into anything”, says Telstra CPO Thomai Veginis. … Continue reading 6 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Procurement Career
Just how certain are you that you’re not the office psychopath? Perhaps you should review the psychopath checklist. The office psychopath is not the bloke found inconveniently near every unexplained axe-murder in your office. He or she is just a normal person, who just happens to have no empathy whatsoever. This little deficit means that they … Continue reading Are YOU The Office Psychopath?