What is the pink recession and why is it coming? Women in the workplace It’s no shock to anyone that women have been shortchanged in the workplace for decades now. We’re still struggling for equality on so many levels. From being promoted last, to being passed over for the best assignments, we always end up … Continue reading Why Are Women Getting The Short End Of The Stick When It Comes To COVID-19?
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?
How do you lead through difficult times? What four key roles should all leaders play? This year has been one of the most challenging in modern times for business leaders, organisations and employees worldwide. And as many famous quotes allude to, nothing is tested more in challenging times than leadership. Many leaders step up and … Continue reading How To Lead Through Difficult Times
Reaching influencer status on social media in any industry comes down to two things. Procurement and Supply Chain Influencer, Kelly Barner reveals what what they are and why it is important… With world social media day only moments away, it’s time to reflect on how far the procurement profession has come in promoting itself to … Continue reading How Kelly Barner Became The World’s No 1 Procurement Influencer
Do you know the difference between strengths and skills? Discover what it is and how to use your strengths to your advantage. Have you ever been so focused on a task that you completely lost track of time? Do you ever do something, and then ‘light up’ without even realising it? If you do, then … Continue reading How To Discover And Utilise Our Strengths To Boost Performance
Think parenthood and COVID-19 have nothing in common? Think again. Read on for 5 lessons that parenting a toddler has taught me and how these apply to emergency procurement situations. It is pretty difficult working from home with a toddler at any time, but even more so during a lockdown. I fell into despair last … Continue reading What A Two Year Old Taught Me About Emergency Procurement
There’s no doubt that stereotypes can be limiting. But there’s also a lot that all of us can do to help overcome them. International Women’s Day (IWD) is all about celebrating women’s progress, and today, women in procurement have a lot to celebrate. A recent Oliver Wyman report found that 20 percent of the top … Continue reading 5 Unhelpful Gender Stereotypes We Wish Would Die … And What You Can Do About Them