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  • How to make the perfect job offer

    about 2 months ago

    Finding the perfect candidate for your latest role can be a long and arduous road. Once you have found the employee with the skills you need and an attitude which will fit perfectly within your team, it is time to make your job offer. In a perfect world, you will get an enthusiastic acceptance. However, if you are hiring in a busy sector, or trying it is likely you may have ...

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  • How to negotiate a salary

    about 2 months ago

    ​Finding the perfect role can be a long and arduous road. Once you have found an employer that fits your requirements, and your skills and attitude fit perfectly for the job, hopefully it is time for an offer to come through.In a perfect world, you get an offer that you would enthusiastically accept. However, if you are in a candidate-driven market, you may be in a position ...

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  • Sustainability spotlight: an interview with Gwyneth Fries

    4 months ago

    In a world where everything is intimately connected, it’s important to understand the production flow of goods or services – the supply chain ecosystem in other words. But have you ever considered the environmental impact of global supply chains?Although supply chains might be brandished as the ‘weakest link’ for some organizations, with estimates pointing to them being 11.4...

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  • Larson Maddox, Regulatory & Legal talent partner expands into APAC

    5 months ago

    ​​Under Phaidon International group, alongside DSJ Global, Regulatory and Legal talent partner Larson Maddox has now expanded its services across the Asia Pacific region, by setting up dedicated teams in Hong Kong and Singapore. The expansion in the Asia Pacific region will enable Larson Maddox to support the growing hiring demands in the regulatory and legal sector. “We are...

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  • 5G is set to revolutionize the manufacturing industry - Here's how...

    6 months ago

    ​5G connectivity is going to be a game-changer for the manufacturing industry. We are already beginning to see how this tech, combined with other innovations such as AI and cloud computing, is creating a brave new world where machines, and machine learning, have a much more intelligent role to play. As a manufacturing recruiter, we are always on top of the latest development...

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    5 G Is Set To Revolutionise The Manufacturing Industry
  • The most important skills you need to take your logistics career to the next level

    6 months ago

    ​When it comes to developing a logistics career, there are a number of key skills that are vital to have. As a logistics recruiter, we have inside knowledge in terms of what it takes to succeed in this industry. It’s not just a case of being able to demonstrate the right spread of qualifications and experience, but also to show different capabilities and qualities that will ...

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    The Most Important Skills You Need To Take Your Logitics Career To The Next Level
  • What does the future of manufacturing look like?

    6 months ago

    ​Disruption has been the name of the game for the manufacturing sector in recent years. Distribution, supply chains, and operations have all been disrupted by the impact of Covid-19, whether that is shortages or even a spike in demand for products that have been particularly vital during the pandemic. Now that the dust is starting to settle for those in manufacturing careers...

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    What Does The Future Of Manufacturing Look Like
  • What lies ahead for the international supply chain industry?

    6 months ago

    ​The international supply chain has undergone huge changes over the past few years. There have been moments of challenge, opportunities for development, and situations that have exposed breaks and fractures right along the line. In our role as a supply chain recruiter, we’ve seen businesses scramble to adapt to shifting conditions - with firms upping the ante on their recrui...

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    What Lies Ahead For The International Supply Chain Industry
  • How AI is changing the face of the procurement sector

    6 months ago

    ​There has been a lot of talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in procurement. However, what this tech really boils down to is a system that can solve problems, and optimize solutions, across a procurement lifecycle. As a procurement recruiter, we often find it helps to simplify AI in this way so that its true power doesn’t get lost in a sense of complexity or overwhelm. T...

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    How Ai Is Changing The Face Of The Procurement Sector
  • What are the questions that manufacturing hiring managers are asking?

    6 months ago

    ​Interviewing for manufacturing jobs today means being prepared to answer a range of competency-based questions. This is essentially the skillset that you’ll be using to apply knowledge, expertise, and experience to the role. Being able to provide examples of the way you have used specific competencies in previous manufacturing jobs is going to be essential, so it’s vital to...

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    What Are The Questions That Manufacturing Hiring Managers Are Asking
  • Here's all you need to know about a career in logistics

    6 months ago

    ​Most people have a general idea of what the logistics industry involves. However, if you’re planning a career in logistics then it’s important to understand this on a more in-depth level, from the relationships you’ll need to develop with suppliers, the focus on customer needs, to the costs that are involved in transporting goods and materials. We are logistics headhunters ...

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    Here's All You Need To Know About A Career In Logistics
  • What does it take to become a good supply chain manager?

    6 months ago

    ​A supply chain manager is a prominent role in technical operations careers and one which has a huge amount of potential. It’s also a critical position in terms of ensuring the effective flow of goods, services, raw materials, work-in-progress inventory, etc., and sits at the heart of operations for most businesses. For those in technical operations careers, such as a supply...

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  • How to leverage the Intelligent supply chain

    6 months ago

    ​Intelligent supply chain management applies the latest technology to various areas of the supply chain to introduce optimization and efficiency for any organization. Efforts to leverage this can create a wealth of opportunities in terms of technical operations jobs that give companies ways to reduce costs, improve services, and create a competitive edge. Intelligent supply ...

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    How To Leverage The Intelligent Supply Chain Technical Operations Jobs
  • The Case for Sustainable Business Practice

    6 months ago

    Sustainable supply chain talent is key to a brighter future The world relies on supply chains, but these integrated networks are vulnerable and can be a disruptive force for climate risk. How can supply chain verticals and enterprises be a catalyst for meaningful change by embracing sustainability? The answer could lie in getting the right people in place to collectively tac...

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  • Inside the Engineering Talent Market

    7 months ago

    ​The engineering sector is building the blocks to recovery, in spite of the persistent market challenges and supply chain instabilities of the past year. Today, there is a high demand for engineering professionals, but a low supply in the market; and the majority of this cohort are passive and not actively looking for a new role. The engineering talent specialist team at DSJ...

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  • Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time and Money

    8 months ago

    ​The global procurement and supply chain sector has a busy market where skilled candidates, particularly with those who have experience in new and emerging technologies, are high in demand. If you face a note of resignation in your inbox, it is tempting as an employer to send back a counter-offer to retain your most valuable employees on the payroll. The sad reality is that...

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    5 Reasons Why Counter Offers Are A Waste Of Time And Money
  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    9 months ago

    ​Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard-to-fill role.There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent:Deep...

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    The Benefits Of Using A Specialist Recruiter
  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    9 months ago

    ​There’s nothing better than getting a job offer after a long application and interview process, but despite the temptation to say ‘yes’ as soon as possible, it pays to take time to evaluate the role and whether accepting the offer is the best decision for your career within the procurement and supply chain sector. No role is going to be perfect, but there are aspects of a r...

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    7 Ways To Decide If A Job Offer Is Worth Taking
  • How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

    10 months ago

    ​One of the most important parts of making a first impression in your challenging new role in the global procurement and supply chain sector is to start work on building a social network which can help you navigate the tough period of the first few months of learning the ropes. It is therefore important to be as positive and open as possible to everyone you meet. The first d...

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  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    11 months ago

    ​When the time comes to officially leave a role within the procurement and supply chain sector which you have found tough, it can be tempting to go out in a blaze of glory and air your grievances before leaving abruptly. However, staying on your best behavior will ensure you leave your current company on a positive note and ensure a positive job reference, which will be help...

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    How To Leave A Job Without Burning Bridges