1. Articles in category: Talent Management

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    1. Next step for certification programmes

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Feb 27 2012)

      Charles Dominick, CEO of Next Level Purchasing, recently wrote an interesting blog on certification. In it, he asked, "What is a more professional job: corporate purchasing or fingernail painting?" The answer seems obvious, yet, Dominick wrote, every state requires nail technicians to get training before they get licensed. There’s no such requirement to work in procurement, he says, nor any requirement for certification or licensing.

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      Mentions:   Charles Dominick

    2. £250M Civil Service Training Contract Demands Supply Competition

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Feb 22 2012)

      The UK government training deal with Capita Workplace Services is the first of its kind to mandate competition in its supply chain.

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      Mentions:   CIPS   NAO

    3. Logistics Graduates of South Africa

      Explore SmartProcurement.co.za (Feb 14 2012)

      Logistics Graduates of South Africa has been established in 2007 formed by a group of former students of Vaal University of Technology & supported by Lectures as well as Head of Logistics Department of Vaal University of Technology (Dr A Garnett).

      The purpose of this initiative is to familiarize Logistics Graduates & Supply Chain officials with procurement software systems, professional bodies and organizations related to Supply Chain, students’ initiatives projects (In-Service Training & Bursaries).
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      Mentions:   South Africa   CIPS

    4. Personal Development

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Feb 14 2012)

      It used to be a case of 'HR versus procurement', but now the two functions are starting to work together to great effect, finds Helen Gilbert.

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      Mentions:   London   CIPS   Reed

    5. Finding the Right Professional is Key to Supply Chain Competitiveness

      Explore Supply Chain Management Review (Feb 13 2012)

      Recent findings by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Global Supply Chain Institute advisory board suggest that finding the right professional has never been more crucial.

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    6. Want Supply Management Pros? Avoid the Culture Clash!

      Explore Sourcing Innovation (Feb 8 2012)

      Chief Executive recently ran a good, but short, article on Talent retention that said More than Money: Culture is the Key to Employee Retention that is worth a read by every Supply Management Director looking to recruit and retain talent, which, due to a lack of talent development programs, is in short supply at many Supply Management organizations. Noting that in this economy, however, companies can't afford increased salaries and lots of perks for employees, the article also notes that, however, that though employees do care about how much they're making, there are many other things that ...

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    7. Supply Chain Education - January 2012

      Explore Supply Chain Management Review (Jan 30 2012)

      Supply Chain Education - January 2012

      Which skills and competencies are hiring managers emphasizing in their job openings today? How well are the universities preparing students for a career in logistics and supply chain management? A new survey from SCMR and Logistics Management reveals some of the answers. Click here to read more Education and the Skills Needed to Succeed in Today's Supply Chain Tuesday, January

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    8. Talent spotting

      Explore cpoagenda.com (Jan 25 2012)

      Where will the next generation of CPOs come from? Procurement needs to tackle this challenge head on and consider how it can nurture new talent. (Read Full Article)

    9. What Hiring Managers are Looking for Today

      Explore Supply Chain Management Review (Jan 23 2012)

      What Hiring Managers are Looking for Today Which skills and competencies are hiring managers emphasizing in their job openings today? How well are the universities preparing students for a career in logistics and supply chain management? A new survey from SCMR and Logistics Management reveals some of the answers. (Read Full Article)

    10. 'Significant rise' in demand for UK procurement professionals

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Jan 4 2012)

      Recruitment experts have reported a "significant rise" in demand for supply chain and procurement professionals over the last quarter. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CIPS

    11. Thought Leaders: Navigating the growing talent crisis

      Explore Procurement Blog (Dec 19 2011)

      At a recent CPO event in London, I posed the question of what was the biggest challenge being faced by the attendees. The responses contained a mix of the usual suspects – cost reduction, risk mitigation, etc. However, only one challenge raised had the whole group enthusiastically nodding in agreement - finding talent. While recruiting and managing talent is always a challenge, the fact that it was unanimously highlighted was telling, especially during a time of economic malaise and uncertainty. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   London

    12. Lean Sourcing Maturity: Stage Three

      Explore Spend Matters (Dec 12 2011)

      At the "Advanced" or "Level 3" maturity phase for lean sourcing, we see a mild transformation take place in the resident skills of procurement and supply chain. Often times at this level, the... (Read Full Article)

    13. Fighting the War for Talent - Focus on Career Management!!!

      Explore Sourcing Innovation (Dec 12 2011)

      Today's guest post is from Anne Kohler of The MPower Group and is the fourth in a series of seven posts on Competency Based Talent Management. We've been hearing about the "War for Talent" in the Sourcing / Supply Chain space for quite some time and it does not seem to be improving. In our previous posts, we explored how the lack of a holistic approach to competency based talent management ("CBTM") is the root cause of the problem. In addition, we have advocated that to be sustainable, CBTM must cover ALL five ... (Read Full Article)

    14. Highest purchasing salaries on offer in financial services

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Dec 8 2011)

      Procurement salaries in the financial services sector rise by 5 per cent, while the rest of the market remains static. Performance-related bonuses are bumping up the earnings of buyers working in financial services, which pays purchasers more than other sectors. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CIPS

    15. Yes, Abby, there is a Santa Claus

      Explore Supply Chain Shaman (Dec 6 2011)

      Happy holidays to all. I started this blog in 2010, and have grown the readership to over 3000 regular readers.  At first, very few people would post back.     As the blog matured, it attracted a different [...] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   SAP   China   Altimeter Group

    16. Chasing cars

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Dec 6 2011)

      As Jaguar Land Rover gears up for the biggest recruitment drive in its history, Paul Snell looks at 
how purchasing has become the firm's fastest growing function and the staff it's hoping to attract. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Germany   Sweden   Ford

    17. Procurement staff in demand from financial services sector

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Dec 5 2011)

      Procurement staff in the UK finance sector are being rewarded far better than most others in the sector relative to their salaries. (Read Full Article)

    18. Mind the Gap - Training vs Competencies

      Explore Sourcing Innovation (Dec 5 2011)

      Designing your talent management program and implementing a recruiting plan are only parts of a larger Competency Based Talent Management (CBTM) program. You have hired the people you needed. So what? How can you make sure they are integrated into your organization and are able to hit the ground running, creating the optimum amount of impact? Not only do you need ... (Read Full Article)

    19. Sugar sours procurement professionals

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Nov 29 2011)

      Buyers respond to Lord Sugar's views on UK businesses winning UK government deals. Lord Sugar made a number of bold statements, including a call for public sector pay to match that of the private sector. He likened fragmented purchasing done by those without the right skills to “kids running riot in a sweet shop”. Sugar also said the UK government should have fought “tooth and nail” to award a contract for new trains on the Thameslink project to Bombardier, which owns the UK’s last train manufacturing plant in Derby, instead of German company Siemens. Following the speech, a ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Siemens   CIPS

    20. Jaguar Land Rover wants ''rich mix'' of purchasing experience

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Nov 28 2011)

      The automotive manufacturer wants to bring in buyers from outside the sector as part of a large recruitment programme. Brian Davy, purchasing director, facilities, materials and services, said the opportunities for people with ambition are “unlimited” and the automotive manufacturer is not restricting the pool of potential candidates to those with experience in the sector. (Read Full Article)

    21. Talent development starts with you

      Explore Procurement Blog (Nov 28 2011)

      There has been a lot of talk, including in this column, about the skills and knowledge that the next generation of procurement professionals will need to succeed, and how CPOs can attract and develop that future talent. But what about the skills and knowledge that current procurement managers need? CPOs need to address that issue too. And they can start by looking in the mirror. (Read Full Article)

    22. Purchasing Salaries Rise in 2011

      Explore mypurchasingcenter.com (Nov 25 2011)

      More than 77% of procurement professionals saw an increase in compensation in 2011, according to results of the American Purchasing Society’s Annual Report of Salaries and Employment Trends. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Institute for Supply Management

    23. Lord Sugar: ''Pay public buyers private sector wages''

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Nov 24 2011)

      The peer and businessman urges government to match private sector salaries in procurement to attract more highly skilled purchasers. (Read Full Article)

    24. Analysis: Selling procurement to top graduate talent

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Nov 22 2011)

      Analysis: Selling procurement to top graduate talent Figures released in the UK last week revealed that unemployment had risen to 2.62m - with the current rate of 8.3% representing the highest recorded figure since 1996. (Read Full Article)

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