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Job Search and Networking Strategies for Supply Chain Professionals – Supply Chain Careers & SCM Talent Group:

Job Search and Networking Strategies for Supply Chain Professionals presented by: Rodney Apple and Hinesh Patel Co-Founders of Supply Chain Careers and Partners of SCM Talent Group Topics Covered: Networking How networking is a predictor of career success Networking Mistakes Networking Benefits Different Networking Avenues & Events in 2021 Online Networking Practices: Apps/Tools/Websites Job Search Strategies SMART Goal Planning Job Search Marketing Tools & Automation Tips Working with recruiters Meet Rodney Apple: Rodney Apple is the founder and president of SCM Talent Group, a national supply chain recruiting and executive search firm [...]

By |May 12, 2021|

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|

How to Explain Short Stints on Your Resume

In today’s job market, it’s extremely common for individuals, even executives, to have short stints on their resumes, and the reason as to why can be endless.  However, there can still be a stigma among recruiters and employers about the nature of a short stint. The fears of looking like a job-hopping flight risk, someone that can’t hold down a job, or a bad performer, are real.  The last thing you want during a job search is to be eliminated from contention due to a short stint, especially an explainable one.  So what do you do?? There’s always the burning [...]

By |February 10, 2020|

4 Ways to Enhance Your Procurement Resume

Having specialized in procurement and supply chain recruitment for about 2 decades, I’d like to fill you in on a few must-have elements that you’ll want to incorporate into your procurement resume in efforts to optimize its effectiveness. My hopes are that some of these tips will help improve your job application to interview ratio and ultimately lead to the job of your dreams.   1. Showcase Accomplishments within Procurement and Quantify Results One of the most common resume mistakes that you can make is to only state your roles and responsibilities. You must also list out your accomplishments AND [...]

By |August 16, 2019|

Webinar: Top LinkedIn Profile Tips for Supply Chain Professionals

Is your LinkedIn profile working for you? How confident are you that your profile is well positioned to attract supply chain recruiters and hiring managers? No need to panic, as SCM Talent Group has your back! This webinar presented by both Rodney Apple, President of SCM Talent Group and APICS Career Coach and Scott Singer, President of Insider Career Strategies, discusses top LinkedIn profile tips for Supply Chain Professionals.  Covered topics include: How supply chain recruiters & hiring managers look at your LinkedIn profile Top profile optimization tips to get noticed on LinkedIn from Certified Professional Resume Writer [...]

By |July 19, 2017|

APICS Extra Live Webinar: LinkedIn Profile Optimization Tips for Supply Chain Management Professionals

In early 2017, SCM Talent Group Founder Rodney Apple, who serves as the current APICS Career Coach, joined the APICS magazine staff as author for the newly created Professional Development department. With this new role, he will be presenting in his first APICS Extra Live Webinar titled "LinkedIn Profile Optimization Tips for Supply Chain Management Professionals". APICS Extra Live webinars are designed to provide additional insight and information about recent articles from APICS magazine. Date: April 20th, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm CT (2:00 pm ET) Be sure to check out Rodney’s APICS Magazine article “Simple Steps for Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile” before the [...]

By |March 28, 2017|

Rodney Apple of SCM Talent Group to Present at APICS 2015 Global Conference

I am looking forward to participating in this year's APICS 2015 Global Conference which is being held October 5th - 7th at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. I will be taking the APICS Career Coach program "on the road" to this year's conference. My first presentation will detail the top career development highlights and advice from past webinars and whitepapers I've developed for APICS over the last two years as their Career Coach. This session will take place at the beginning of Student Career Day on Tuesday, October 6th from 8am - 9:15am PST in the St. Thomas room. Afterwards I'll be [...]

By |September 29, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Rodney Apple to Serve as Career Coach for APICS, Kicks Off First Webinar on May 21st

I am very excited to be serving as the new Career Coach for APICS – the American Production and Inventory Control Society. For those not familiar with APICS, it is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. As the APICS Career Coach, I will be responsible for developing a series of white papers and hosting corresponding webinars pertaining to career development topics. These white papers and webinars will be free of charge but can only be accessed by current [...]

By |May 15, 2014|
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