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  • How the head of DSJ Global Berlin supports diversity in the supply chain industry

    19 days ago

    When Phaidon International approached Yacine Fall in 2019, the Berlin office had only just opened. It offered tremendous potential for growth, which Yacine saw and seized. Originally from the south of Germany and a passionate dancer to this day, Yacine had moved to Berlin to study sports and economics. Upon graduation, she wanted a career that empowered her to decide for her...

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  • Finding a company culture that fits

    about 2 months ago

    For professionals seeking a new job, it’s often factors like salary, the day-to-day of the role itself, and the company brand that are central to the decision process. But each company has its own culture, customs, and values, even if they aren’t clearly defined, and they actually have more of an influence on your productivity, success, and even earnings than might be immedi...

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  • The best cities for supply chain management jobs

    5 months ago

    Supply chain management opportunities are rising at a far quicker rate than any other industry, with jobs projected to grow by as much as 30% over the next 10 years. Providing high pay rates, opportunities for advancement, development of transferrable skills, international travel opportunities, and great job satisfaction, people that work within this sector find it incredibl...

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  • How to advance your career in supply chain

    5 months ago

    There’s no denying that the supply chain industry is growing at a rapid pace, as demand for products is at an all-time high thanks to significant advances in technology.With this in mind, if you are planning on advancing your career in this highly competitive landscape, it’s crucial that you understand how you can take the necessary steps to achieve your goals. We’ve create...

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  • How to negotiate a salary

    8 months ago

    ​When seeking a new job, it’s imperative to know the market, understand where you fit within it, and form a realistic salary expectation to stick to. A good talent partner will help you to know your worth within the industry and organization you’re interviewing for and will assist with communicating those expectations back to the hiring manager, but no one is a better advoca...

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  • The Case for Sustainable Business Practice

    12 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

    about 1 year 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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  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    about 1 year ago by Marissa Notaro

    A job offer is a great accomplishment, especially if you have devoted a significant amount of effort to crafting resumes and cover letters, studying potential employers and positions, preparing for presentations, and attending interviews, especially for higher-level positions. However, before making a final commitment, there are some essential factors to contemplate.A job of...

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  • How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

    over 1 year ago by Marissa Notaro

    ​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

    over 1 year 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 Survive a Marathon Interview Process

    almost 2 years ago by Marissa Notaro

    ​​Interviewing, particularly for senior-executive level positions, will often entail a rigorous process that includes a lot of prep, energy, and tough technical questions to assess if you have the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the role. In certain instances, you may even be invited to attend an all-day interview, which entails multiple rounds of exchanges with sta...

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  • 5 Self-Care Practices that Put Your Mental Health First

    almost 2 years ago

    ​In light of the anxiety and stress caused by the global health crisis and its fallout, it’s no wonder that many have felt the weight of the past twelve months on their shoulders. Social isolation, video call fatigue, and an increase in employee burnout are some of the driving factors impacting the lives of so many this year. Whether you are struggling to stay motivated, fee...

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  • Career Advice for Supply Chain Professionals

    about 2 years ago

    IntroductionDSJ Global has partnered with the Institute for Supply Chain Management (ISM), specifically the Charlotte and Atlanta chapters on a series of virtual Lunch & Learn webinars to provide insights and career advice to supply chain professionals. Senior Recruitment Consultant at DSJ Global, Julia Daigle, shared an inside look in the virtual sessions on the job market ...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    about 2 years ago

    It’s tempting to enter 2021 with blind optimism, eager to put the challenges of 2020 behind us. However, to learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year, we’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflection. Rather than making a New Year’s Resolution this year, perhaps more can be achieved by reflecting on the challenges of 2020 ...

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  • 12 Days of Career Advice

    over 2 years ago

    ​2020 has been a year like no other; the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on many markets, resulting in a rise in unemployment rates across the globe .The U.S has an unemployment rate of 6.9%, the UK has 4.8% - the highest in 3 years and Hong Kong is seeing their biggest rise in 16 years. With this uncertainty surrounding the job market, how can you improve your c...

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  • How Changes to Work Will Affect the Wider World

    over 2 years ago
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  • Ready to Return? Six Steps to Get Back to the Office

    over 2 years ago

    Supply chain professionals, are you working out the logistics of returning to the office? While many of those working in the end-to-end supply chain – particularly in manufacturing and transportation – will have been onsite for the last several months, the rest of the workforce has been enjoying working from home. In fact, 82% of the supply chain workforce wants this trend t...

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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Ally

    over 2 years ago by

    What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every jobseeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals trying to advance their careers, but for members of the LGBTQ+ community recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career ally.Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need career allies?While great progr...

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  • Alleviate Video Call Fatigue With These Top 5 Tips

    over 2 years ago

    ​​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For professionals working in the end-to-end supply chain sector, that might mean more time in front of the camera than you signed up for. Even those who usually have the verve and stamina to withstand back-to-back meetings may experience video call fatigue.​​Why the video call fatigue?Evolving from social animals, most...

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  • The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote Working

    almost 3 years ago

    ​Working-from-home will endure after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. Before government lockdowns, only 3.4% of the U.S. workforce telecommuted at least half the time. Yet, many businesses have had to adapt to their employees remote working. This forced organizational shift may change the very nature of work forever; many employees have found they enjoy avoiding the commute...

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