Talent Development

Employees, employers hold divergent views on upskilling the workforce

Thursday, May 2, 2024 · Brian Straight
A survey from talent solutions provider LHH finds that 64% of workers believe companies should upskill and train their current employees before hiring external employees.

Finding the Right Approach for Supply Chain Education

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 · Brian Straight
The COVID pandemic accelerated the adoption of online supply chain education. Today, organizations and employees have their choice of online, in-person or hybrid learning environments, but there is no one-size-fits-all approach.

Talent Procurement Success is in the DNA

Friday, February 2, 2024 · Brian Straight
Procurement departments are not immune to the talent shortage facing companies, but finding the right people to fill jobs goes beyond locating the right technical skills.

NextGen Leader: Alpesh Chaddha

Friday, January 26, 2024 · Brian Straight
Alpesh Chaddha joined Phillip Morris International in 2021, but since then, the vice president of operations strategy and results delivery has played a key role in helping guide it toward a smoke-free future.

The Imperative of Preparedness: Weather-Proofing the Supply Chain through Talent

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 · Christine Corson, co-head of DSJ Global
All supply chains and businesses benefit from investing in specialists that know how to mitigate weather risk – but for locations that are especially vulnerable to extreme weather, hiring the right individual is a must.

9 Ways to Recruit Top Procurement Talent in Today’s Competitive Market

Monday, September 25, 2023 · Conrad Snover
Over the past year, there has been an uptick in procurement recruitment, a trend driven by global disruptions that exposed vulnerabilities in supply chains.

Who Last Touches a Customer’s Goods?

Monday, September 18, 2023 · Norman Katz
People still matter a lot in making the supply chains function. Train them, educate them, equip them, support them, and pay them for what they are really worth, because the supply chain breaks down without them.

CEO outlook: Optimism, and caution, pave the road ahead

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 · Brian Straight
A Boston Consulting Group survey finds CEOs generally optimistic, but focused on executing strategic cost-cutting that leaves their businesses poised for success.

Jabil’s Carpenter talks automation, value of end-to-end supply chain evaluation

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 · Brian Straight
Logistics is playing an ever-increasingly important role in streamlining processes and reducing costs, but automation can’t be implemented in a silo says Jeannie Carpenter, Jabil’s senior director of global logistics.

The Association for Supply Chain Management launches new supply chain planning certificate

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 · SCMR Staff
The essential educational program offers critical supply chain planning knowledge.

A bet on potential pays off for GE Appliances

Thursday, July 15, 2021 · Julie Wood
The appliance leader gave a young engineer a shot at designing a new assembly line as part of an initiative to expand the advanced manufactuging engineering team. That line is up and running.

Tackling the talent issue.

Friday, April 23, 2021 · Julie Wood
GE Appliances Supply Chain graduates its first industry 4.0 development program engineer

Talking Supply Chain Podcast: Let’s create a human-centric supply chain

Thursday, January 7, 2021 · Bob Trebilcock
Listen in as Michigan State professor Sriram Narayanan and Ed Terris, vice president of apparel manufacturing at Goodwill Industries of South Florida, discuss how to integrate people with disabilities into supply chains. SCMR’s Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock hosts

Reskilling: Tapping the talent pool

Saturday, October 3, 2020 · SCMR Staff
COVID-19 has resulted in massive unemployment. It may be an opportunity for warehouse operators

Achieving gender-balanced teams starts at the top

Sunday, July 7, 2019 · Katie Date, manager, SCALE network outreach at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
How can the supply chain management function entice more women to join its leadership ranks?
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