Is procurement less, just as, or more important this decade than the last? Find out as we take a walk down memory lane… It’s the dawn of a new decade in procurement, and goodness me, how things have changed. From the digitisation of just about everything, to the introduction of big data, 2020 looks vastly … Continue reading A Decade In Review: Procurement In 2020
Many mention salary as a reason to look elsewhere. So, what possibly could go wrong when you chase the money? When Tom* was headhunted for a procurement specialist role at a major energy supplier, his eyes lit up. It was literally his dream job – and at a salary $30,000 higher than he was being … Continue reading Don’t Overlook This One Critical Factor When Choosing Your Next Role
Ready for another round of parties this festive season? Here are some hot tips and conversation starters to get you through your next social engagements. The festive season can be a continual revolving door of social situation after social situation. When it comes to the work environment not only do you have to deal with … Continue reading 5 Conversation Starters for your Festive Party
‘Tis the season for office parties. And also the season for introverts everywhere to agonise over whether they really want to attend… There is nothing worse than the festive time of year for an introvert. All the dreaded required and implied invitations come in. It’s also the time of year when energy is lowest, you’re … Continue reading The Introverts Guide to Office Parties
Digitisation, automation, and the shifting state of global trade are the three macro-trends predicted to affect Procurement and Finance the most over the next few years. According to ourworldindata.org, global exports today are 40 times larger than 100 years ago. Much of this due to long-term relentless focus on developing free trade – across the … Continue reading Navigate Global Trade in 2020 and Beyond
It can be hard to create a buzz around contract management. Get it wrong and it can sting badly. Get it right and the results can be honey-sweet! Procurement can sometimes be a real flash in the pan. The commercial squad can descend on any project that looks big enough, ugly enough or sexy enough. … Continue reading How to Create a Buzz Around Contract Management
Planning your next holiday email marketing campaign and struggling to stand out? Here are some top tips to help you steal the show. Holiday email marketing campaigns can make or break a business. A study by Experian performed a couple of years ago shows that emails promoting special offers and incentives sent during the two … Continue reading Email Marketing – July the 4th Be With You!