Tag Archive: retention of talent

Supply Chain Skills

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I just talked with several recruiters who see significant growth potential in supply chain management jobs. Thus, they have launched a concerted effort at mid-level supply chain management jobs. They were curious as to what companies need, which types of positions are most prevalent, what types of skills are needed, etc. This compliments what Jack Welch said at APICS 2015.  Supply chain professionals are in demand! What we both saw is that supply chains are increasingly important to executives. Supply chains are becoming more complex and require higher skills levels technically – along with robust communication skills.  A few of…
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I’ve Been Thinking about Supply Chain Talent Retention

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As promised in my 100th Profit through People(TM) newsletter, below is my first “I’ve Been Thinking” brief, weekly tips, tools, trends and top news ideas to transform your supply chain. I’d love to hear your feedback….  An Immediately Implementable Tip to Retain Your Top Supply Chain Talent According to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers survey, 63% of CEOs in 68 countries are concerned about the future availability of key skills at all levels. This not only supports my firm’s skills gap research but also is proven true on a daily basis with my clients, contacts and trade association colleagues. Not a week goes by where someone…
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