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1. Brace for the Rush
... to become even more difficult as unemployment rates continue to hit historical lows. The best bet for sellers looking to fulfill their customers’ holiday shopping lust is to get them to buy early. The ...
Created on 05 November 2018
2. We were the machines
... and doing a surprisingly good job at it. Does that mean supply chain professionals need to find other areas of employment? Probably not, but those who are intent on developing in their professions need ...
Created on 12 June 2018
3. Supply Chain Management Jobs are Now Premium Positions
... chain, transportation logistics, financial dealings, and regulations is and will be a top priority when considering employment compensation. Technology advances -- Technology is being applied to nearly ...
Created on 22 May 2018
4. Teenage Truckers, Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?
... being put on the trucking industry by shipping cost expectations. These issues need to be addressed and, to the extent possible, resolved. But there is also a severe driver shortage, there is unemployment ...
Created on 07 May 2018
5. Sustainability in the Chain
... You’re already checking them for order compliance but what about their other practices? Have they been reviewed for employment violations of any kind? Have they delivered products containing hazardous ...
Created on 05 March 2018
6. Supply Chain and the TCJA Effect on Jobs
... hiring has picked up fast in construction and mining leading to an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent - a 17 year low. But even with hiring on the rise incomes are reported to be slowly picking up. All these ...
Created on 12 February 2018
7. Millenials Pick the Supply Chain
Millennials are choosing a career in the supply chain, reports Supply Chain Dive. Their reasons for choosing the supply chain as field of employment include feeling that there is growth potential, and ...
Created on 31 October 2017
8. Logistics Career Considerations
A consistent theme we've seen this year has been the need for supply chain workers. Demand is especially high on the logistics side, with the rise of ecommerce and resultant spike in shipping.But is that ...
Created on 15 December 2016
9. A Different Talent Management Approach
As the unemployment rate continues to drop, it's becoming even harder to identify and develop talent in the supply chain. A recent paper by Charles Dominick summarized on the Sourcing Innovation site look ...
Created on 07 January 2016
10. ISM Numbers for Q1
The Institute for Supply Management's numbers are in for the first quarter, and they show a positive look forward. Although some areas continue to be in the doldrums, most of the economy is picking up ...
Created on 11 May 2015
11. Will IoT Take Your Job?
... x Verkhivker, on the Economics21 site, explains why he thinks this type of disruptive technology will help employment. Read his article HERE. ...
Created on 27 February 2015
12. Is Social Media Doing Anything For You?
... ance, and sometimes a sense of anonymity, that tends to reduce our social graces. Maybe our current “key tapping” teens will fit neatly into the employment market if we look at the current trends. S ...
Created on 19 February 2015
13. Job Seeker: How Much Abuse Will You Take? a
I'm not a job seeker. I love writing and consulting. Been there and done it with the hiring process. Which means I know a lot about the hiring process too. Was hired to select a location for a New York ...
Created on 17 December 2014
14. HP Becomes The First IT Company To Establish Rules Against Exploiting Foreign Laborers
... direct employment of foreign migrant workers in its supply chain. The additional standard “combines this direct employment requirement with rights relating to worker retention of passports and personal ...
Created on 14 November 2014
15. What Happens After Walmart?
... g economy growth and the lowest unemployment rate since 2008 can be looked at as an indicator of the end of... something. Just exactly what is ending and what will take its place is open for conjectur ...
Created on 10 October 2014
16. Where's the Talent?
In this era of high unemployment and slow growth, it's interesting to read about an industry that's having problems finding people to work in it. As usual, it's complicated by a number of factors that ar ...
Created on 19 May 2014
17. Seven Strategies to Advance Your Career with Project Management
... to climb high up the corporate ladder; it is a critically important life skill for everyone who wants to make the most of their existence. According to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), ...
Created on 18 October 2013
18. Employment Trends
Over the past few years, an increasing number of people have become employed in non-full-time roles, whether as consultants, freelancers, or part timers. If you've been swept up in this trend, rather than ...
Created on 09 August 2013
19. Insourcing and the Supply Chain
... re are several exciting projects that show the decline has ended and employment is finally turning the corner. The water heaters are the first new assembly line at Appliance Park in 55 years. Add in a sec ...
Created on 02 April 2013
20. EDI Workers Over Age 50 and Biases
... ng on finding new employment with a company that values what you have to offer them! ec-bp: What advice can you give to the "over 50" job seeker? Gerace: When you first approached me about being intervie ...
Created on 20 March 2013