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

    8 months ago

    ​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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  • The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote Working

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

    9 months ago

    ​​​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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  • How to Navigate a Difficult Job Market

    9 months ago

    ​​The Covid-19 has rattled markets and the global economy, leading to increased unemployment. Whether you are actively looking for a new job or have decided to move, we have put together this guide to help supply chain and procurement professionals navigate these challenging times. Read on to discover how to hide, move or target to get your desired job without lingering for ...

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

    9 months ago

    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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  • Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

    10 months ago

    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. What has become clear is that organizations, more than ev...

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

    10 months ago

    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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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    10 months ago

    As the Covid-19 epidemic continues to spread across the US, more of us will be adapting to working from home. If you find yourself interviewing for a new role during this time, it is more likely that you will be asked to interview via video conference call. Ross Williams, Head of Logistics and Operations at DSJ Global, recommends that candidates make it known they are prepar...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

    10 months ago

    As the Covid-19 epidemic grows across the United States, the importance of procurement and supply chain is clearer and ever before. Organizations are working overtime to bolster their supply chains and get necessary medical and household products to consumers during these unprecedented circumstances. For many procurement and supply chain teams, hiring managers are looking t...

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  • DSJ Global Survey Results 2020: Why Women Withdraw from the Recruitment Process

    10 months ago

    Key insights:The factors contributing to the supply chain talent ‘perfect storm’The reasons why women withdraw from the recruitment processHow to attract and keep female talent in supply chain Recognition of the strategic importance of gender diversity is growing, but many qualified women are dropping out of the recruitment process, according to our global survey. Our result...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Andrew Arcuri

    10 months ago

    ​The race is on for a gender equal workforce throughout the supply chain. Women now occupy 39% of the total supply chain workforce but only 11% of C-suite positions. Andrew Arcuri, Vice President - Engineering and Manufacturing at DSJ Global , discusses the unique position that recruiters play in furthering gender equality in end-to-end supply chain.The 2020 International Wo...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Matthew Wood

    11 months ago

    ​The race is on for a gender equal workforce throughout the supply chain. Women now occupy 39% of the total supply chain workforce but only 11% of C-suite positions. Matthew Wood, director of DSJ Global, Europe, discusses the unique position that recruiters play in furthering gender equality in end-to-end supply chain.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Stephanie Barner

    11 months ago

    ​The race is on for a gender equal workforce throughout the supply chain. Women now occupy 39% of the total supply chain workforce but only 11% of C-suite positions. Stephanie Barner, Recruitment Consultant - Procurement & Sourcing at DSJ Global , discusses the unique position that recruiters play in furthering gender equality in end-to-end supply chain.​The 2020 Interna...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Katherine Ward

    11 months ago

    ​The race is on for a gender equal workforce throughout the supply chain. Women now occupy 39% of the total supply chain workforce but only 11% of C-suite positions. Katherine Ward, Principal Consultant - Supply Chain & Operations at DSJ Global , discusses the unique position that recruiters play in furthering gender equality in end-to-end supply chain.The 2020 Internati...

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  • DSJ Global to Moderate at Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

    11 months ago

    ​DSJ Global will be moderating a panel at the Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum taking place in Dallas from March 8-10th. This three-day conference, hosted by Consero, will include opportunities to network, learn, and share best practices with senior executives in the procurement industry. The forum will explore top industry issues and give delegates the opportuniti...

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  • Machine Bias: Why AI Stands in the Way of Diversity

    12 months ago

    ​"I certainly would not trust any AI system today to make a hiring decision on its own. The technology is just not ready yet." Are AI recruitment tools eliminating hiring bias or making it worse? Over the years, the recruitment and hiring process has become more sophisticated. New software has emerged to supercharge hiring through automation. Free from human constraints, art...

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  • Using AI to Eliminate Recruitment Bias

    12 months ago

    Should more end-to-end supply chain hiring managers use artificial intelligence ​to boost the diversity of their candidate pools? Only 9.9% of the STEM workforce are women of color (WOC), according to the National Science Foundation. As we explored in the first part of this series, women of color are uniquely disadvantaged when seeking employment. Too often they face a 'doub...

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  • Boost Your Mood on Blue Monday

    12 months ago

    For those living in many regions across the US, January can be a dreary and long month, with cold temperatures and fewer hours of sunlight. A lack of daylight can even affect your usual chemical balance. When it’s dark, your body creates the hormone melatonin as a signal that it’s time to go to sleep. During the winter, this can make you feel tired and sluggish, and impact y...

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  • The Holiday Hiring Freeze: Fact or Fiction?

    about 1 year ago

    Everyone has heard of the holiday hiring freeze, but is it really better to wait until 2020 to start a job search? Over the last ten years, we’ve found that nothing could not be further from the truth. December is usually marked by many last-minute interviews and job offers to candidates. And we’re not alone, a survey by ExecuNet, an online executive career network, foun...

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  • Webinar: Gender Diversity in Procurement and E2E Supply Chain

    about 1 year ago

    Over 75% of CEO's consider gender diversity to be top priority, according to research by McKinsey & Company, but gender diversity in E2E supply chain is not improving as quickly as it should be. There are still too few women in leadership and business-critical roles. It is essential that this change as failure to improve gender diversity impacts the bottom line of organi...

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