Introduction The "non-recession recession" has some companies hedging their bets on hiring. They want to control costs as demand slows but don’t want to overcorrect in a market that is still very tight for most roles. While growth continues and remains a strong desire for many of these organizations, companies are cautious on talent expansion, especially in highly specialized fields like supply chain. We have seen various tactics used by large and small employers in 2023 as they trim their sails and attempt to maintain momentum. One of the ways in which employers are hedging their bets is to [...]
Introduction Contract staffing offers the dynamic world of supply chain management solutions to problems that these organizations regularly struggle to solve by optimizing workforces to meet fluctuating consumer demands and disruptions. When you add in rapid technological advances and the need to quickly build capacity to handle these obstacles, rapid hiring practices become in-demand. Supply chain contract staffing emerges as a powerful solution to address these challenges efficiently. Understanding Supply Chain Talent Needs Supply chain contract staffing involves hiring temporary professionals on a contractual basis to fulfill specific roles and responsibilities within the supply chain function. These contract staff [...]
Hiring trends in 2023 include employers that don't over-hire in response to rosy economic outlooks and employees who are pro active about their own gap analysis and growth. These tactics can reduce the need and impact for widespread layoffs that damage culture and engagement.
Return to work has to be done in a way that curates an onsite culture which benefits the team while also being conscious of cost, productivity, and the emerging trends in a Pandemic impacted workforce.
Looking to experience new ways of thinking? Build beneficial business relationships? Find career opportunities available nowhere else? Network! Networking is one the most valuable career development strategies for any professional at any stage in their career. Job seekers and employers alike constantly ask: “How did you build your supply chain network? Where are some of the places I can go to find supply chain professionals?” While there are many answers to these questions, here are a few great places to expand your supply chain network: Supply Chain Associations Supply chain associations offer a wealth of advantages for supply chain [...]