Category: Career Development
Leadership Podcast Series Ep 3: Identifying and Overcoming Your Blind Spots
Chris Gaffney highlights the top ways for leaders to identify their blind spots. He also discusses how oftentimes people do not like to be told what is wrong with themselves.
Podcast: Launching Off the Career Springboard – with Brett Frankenberg, Coca-Cola Supply Chain Executive
Supply Chain Careers podcast hosts, Rodney Apple and Chris Gaffney dive into conversation with Supply Chain Executive, Brett Frankenberg. Brett shares how he got started in supply chain through his curiosity about how things work in the physical operation side, but eventually was given an opportunity to get involved in higher-level enterprise systems.
Podcast: A Career in Supply Chain Transformation – with Jeff Markey, VP of Supply Chain Transformation at Coca-Cola
Supply Chain Careers podcast hosts, Rodney Apple and Chris Gaffney sit down with Jeff Markey. Jeff shares his supply chain career journey and talks about his passion for working on end-to-end processes and system transformation provided him with a career path he didn't originally envision.
10 Do’s and Don’ts on How to Quit Your Job
It's very important to know how to quit your job. As 2022 gets into high gear the and supply chain discipline continues to be a candidate-driven market. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, supply chain logistics jobs are expected to increase by 30% in the next 8 years! There's a shortage of supply chain talent and stiff competition for the available talent for all the job openings. Short answer: you can make good money in supply chain with a lot of choices at your disposal if you choose to quit your job. Therefore, now is one of the [...]
Supply Chain Management Careers – Overview of Career Options
Supply Chain Management Careers are some of the most expansive and diverse disciplines within the business world as they encompass a broad array of interconnected activities and functions which enable commercial activities, such as procurement, logistics, inventory planning, order fulfillment, and manufacturing. Likewise, the paths of supply chain management careers are expansive and diverse, particularly so because supply chain touches almost every industry in almost any type of company, from private to public to government to non-profit. If you’re considering or beginning a career in supply chain management, you may find it a bit overwhelming to gain a comprehensive [...]
Top 3 Podcast Episodes & Articles from 2021
Happy 2022, everyone! Below are the top 3 podcasts and articles from our first year in business! Feel free to revisit these gems and consult the treasure trove of career advancement tips and resources in our Content Hub. Thanks for making 2021 a huge success! Stay tuned for lots more exciting developments from our team and our content hub!
Podcast: Moving from the Marines into Supply Chain – with Director of Distribution, Andy Bass
Andy Bass provides his thoughts on when he left the Marines to begin his supply chain career by loading trucks. Along with many other career insights into a successful career!
Podcast: Remote & Flexible Work – with Global Chief People Officer, Angela Jones
Angela Jones provides her thoughts as well on remote and flexible work, plus internal engagement, how to assess performance, and mentoring.
Podcast: Advancing & Transitioning Your Career – with Executive Career Coach Bob Ryan
Bob Ryan - talks with us about his mix of career experiences in supply chain and how it influenced how he works with executives developing their careers or looking for their next opportunity.
Top Warehouse Skills Sought After in Warehouse Managers
Possessing warehouse skills can offer lucrative internal promotions for warehouse operatives, in particular for those with the drive to advance their supply chain careers into warehouse management. Starting salaries are typically in the $60,000-$80,000 range for warehouse managers, and can spike into the mid-to-high $100K range for those that manage large and more complex warehouse facilities. Most companies prefer their management team to consist of experienced warehouse managers, oftentimes recruited externally, and staff who have been promoted up from the ground floor within the operations. This allows for a healthy balance between having fresh ideas and allowing operatives’ voices [...]