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  • Flexible working is key to attract and retain talent despite challenges, say DSJ Global experts

    20 days ago

    ​While flexible working has become increasingly popular in recent years, more companies are considering whether they should introduce or continue to allow their employees to work outside of traditional office hours and locations. Can the future be flexible in the supply chain industry, and do organizations need to offer it to attract and retain the best talent? The supply ch...

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  • Interview & Hiring Guidance

    26 days ago

    ​5 essential tips for employers, hiring managers, and HR on the hiring process across the end-to-end supply chainThe interview process, from initial phone call screenings and psychometric testing, to face to face interviews with the hiring manager and onsite tours, can often be a long and laborious process. So it is imperative to keep an interview process streamlined and eng...

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  • Phaidon International Findings

    5 months ago

    ​As a leading talent partner, we keep our finger on the pulse when it comes to hiring trends, and 2022 was no exception. It has never been more important for companies to understand what business-critical professionals are thinking when it comes to making career changes, what compensation they’re after, and what benefits they really desire.We surveyed our vast, global networ...

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  • How to make the perfect job offer

    10 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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  • The Case for Sustainable Business Practice

    about 1 year 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

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

    over 1 year ago by

    ​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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  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    over 1 year ago by

    ​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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  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    almost 2 years ago by

    ​An employer’s best resource is its people, and great workers in the procurement and supply chain sector are those who can bring cutting edge innovations and knowledge of new technologies to help further optimize the existing systems in place. These employees can provide a lot of value to your company, and are worth an initial investment if you have decided to employ talent ...

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  • How to Write a Great Employer Value Proposition (EVP)

    almost 2 years ago by

    ​Logistics Management’s 2019 Salary Survey revealed that 42% of supply chain workers in the US claim to be “always open to better opportunities.” A busy sector means many competitors are waiting to poach your most valued talent through attractive salaries. Worried HR and in-house recruitment professionals can prevent this by creating an EVP, or Employer Value Proposition, to...

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  • How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

    about 2 years ago

    There is overwhelming evidence that companies with diverse workforces perform better on every possible metric, with diversity positively impacting every level of a business, from the cleaning staff to the board of directors. Bringing in as many perspectives, working styles and experience as possible to a workplace leads to integration, success and growth to those businesses ...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    over 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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  • Why Flexible Working is No Longer a Benefit

    over 2 years ago

    ​Flexible working has been a growing trend for many years; with the outbreak of COVID-19, this trend has reached its tipping point.  For many employers, flexible working arrangements have been the only way to handle the unprecedented challenges the pandemic brought about; with 78% of workers now saying they want increased flexibility in their work moving forward, it will be ...

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  • Ready to Reopen? Help Employees Back to the Office with these Six Steps

    almost 3 years ago

    ​How can I help employees back to the office? It’s a question on many business leaders’ minds as governments urge businesses to reopen their doors to spur economic recovery. Of course, flexibility is key – it’s important that employers in the end-to-end supply chain listen to the needs of their workforce. If they don’t, they risk losing top talent.Luckily, at DSJ Global, we’...

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  • How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    almost 3 years ago

    Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be; HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.Anxiety about the workforce is not new: PWC's latest Annual Global CEO Survey found that 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewhat...

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  • Working From Home is the Key to Diversity

    almost 3 years ago by

    Though telecommuting has been around since the 1970s, it has taken a global health crisis to spread its adoption. According to a recent poll by Phaidon International, 82% of the end-to-end supply chain workforce want their employer to continue offering working-from-home flexibility.Yet a fifth of employees are convinced their employer would turn down a more flexible working ...

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  • Beyond Covid-19: Strategies to Future-Proof Supply Chains and Your Business

    about 3 years ago by

    ​A resilient supply chain ensures existence. Today, we are facing an uncertain business environment, driven by climate change, social upheaval, economic downturns, and resource shortages, whose waters have been further disturbed by an unprecedented public health care crisis.  Of course, external risks will always come into the picture, but  Covid-19 has shown that many suppl...

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    about 3 years ago by

    ​​​Hiring managers, you have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, every job post has been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up. You have revised, rethought, and remade every aspect of your talent acquisition process, several times over, in an attempt to drive up interest....

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  • Meeting Demand with the Right Talent: Covid-19 and Supply Chain Recruitment

    about 3 years ago by

    The Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside great disruptions to the supply chain. High demand alongside constrained labor and resource capacity in manufacturing and logistics has created critical shortages for medical equipment and essential consumer goods. How is recruitment in supply chain being affected? How ca...

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  • The New Frontier for Hiring Managers: How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

    about 3 years ago by

    Hiring managers, you put a lot of time and effort into securing a business-critical hire for your procurement or supply chain team. Given the Covid-19 epidemic, end-to-end supply chain talent is more important than ever before to ensure people have access to critical supplies, resources and equipment. Amid current uncertainty in the US, many team have decided to onboard a ne...

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