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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 [...]

By |April 11, 2022|

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 [...]

By |March 26, 2022|

Digital Networking Tactics For When You Can’t Network in Person

Throughout the pandemic crisis, the traditional methods for making new connections with other professionals, such as lunch meetings or attending supply chain events, went out the door. This in turn has made digital networking the new normal, and paramount for success as it relates to making new business connections or finding a new job. The good news is that with more people working home than ever before, your odds of getting through to those you’re reaching out to greatly improves, as people tend to be more accessible working from home as opposed to working in distracting office environments. Here [...]

By |October 26, 2020|

Video Interview Practice and Tips – Keys to a Successful Video Interview

You may have ended up here reading this because you’re thinking it’s time to improve your video interviewing skills and need some video interview practice. Having a successful video interview seems pretty easy though, right? Well, not really… A lot more can go south in a video interview than an in-person interview simply because there are more technical factors that contribute to everything running smoothly. We have created a list of tips to help ensure these technical factors are planned for accordingly so all you have to worry about is being yourself and ‘wowing’ the hiring manager! Check Your [...]

By |July 7, 2020|

3 Part Webinar Series – Obtain the Supply Chain Job You Deserve: Pandemic-era Job Search Strategies

  PART 3: Interview and Offer Negotiation Webinar! Presented by ASCM Career Coach and SCM Talent Group President Rodney Apple WATCH RECAP HERE           PART 2: Job Search & Networking Strategies Webinar!  Presented by ASCM Career Coach and SCM Talent Group President Rodney Apple WATCH RECAP HERE           PART 1: Resume and Linkedin Optimization Webinar!  Presented by ASCM Career Coach and SCM Talent Group President Rodney Apple WATCH RECAP HERE       Meet Rodney Apple: Rodney Apple is the founder [...]

By |May 21, 2020|

Supply Chain Resume Writing & LinkedIn Profile Optimization Services (NEW)

Tired of submitting countless resumes for job applications and not receiving any feedback other than the canned “thanks, but no thanks” canned auto-response? How confident are you that your LinkedIn profile is well-positioned to attract supply chain recruiters and hiring managers? As we continue to navigate through these uncertain times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many supply chain professionals have reached out to us for support, with some in job search mode for the first time in years, seeking expert advice with optimizing their resume and LinkedIn profile. To help, we’re excited to launch a new service offering: “Resume Writing [...]

By |April 8, 2020|

Toolkit for Supply Chain Disruptions

Jobless claims have reached a record high, and millions will be focused on seeking new employment within an economy that has been shocked to its core by the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. In the spirit of helping professionals that have been laid off or furloughed, SCM Talent Group  has just completed a compilation of our top job search and professional development resources. We sincerely hope that this content and advice can aid job seekers with returning to the workforce as quickly as possible. Below is the link to access this compilation of resources: COVID-19 TALENT TOOLKIT Please know that our [...]

By |April 1, 2020|

Elevator Pitch Tactics for Supply Chain Professionals

From your local coffee shop to a networking happy hour to meeting your significant other’s friends for the first time, typically the first thing people ask is “So what do you do for a living?”  In the early 2000s, responding with “I work in Supply Chain” gave most people the “deer in the headlights” look.  Today, while the supply chain discipline is more widely known, it’s still important to quickly and effectively be able to articulate what you do and the value you bring within your organization in layman's terms.   It’s always important to have a quick 30-60 second elevator [...]

By |January 29, 2020|

Top Tips for Executing an Executive Supply Chain Job Search

As we move further into this new decade, have you found yourself wondering if it’s time to explore other career opportunities?  While there are fewer job opportunities at the top of the pyramid, along with immense competition, there are still various tactics one can apply to their executive supply chain job search in order to be noticed by the right decision-makers at the right time.  We’re going to break down what to do to prepare for an executive job search, how to best execute, and other tactics to attract top supply chain recruiters and hiring executives to your profile.  Optimize [...]

By |January 24, 2020|
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