The supply chain labor market has been going through volatile changes and disruptions. Staffing has been a challenge at the front line and in professional ranks for the past two plus years. In the last six months, there have been signs that economic activity is slowing. Some spaces, including technology, have seen the beginnings of layoffs. This is what we would expect given history. To date, this type of activity has been less prevalent in Supply Chain jobs. So what is different about jobs in Supply Chain and will we see this continue? Supply Chain leaders are using different approaches and we will discuss a few of them. One such shifting dynamic is labor hoarding - an age-old term used to describe the retention of a company’s labor base during down economic times.
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Here are some quick tips to consider when you find yourself in offer evaluation and negotiation mode: DO Do research the average salary and average salary ranges for the type of job you’re interviewing for. Do research the company to determine opportunity for career growth, company reputation, etc. Do withhold salary information for as long as possible until you’ve learned more details about the job, company, etc. Do concern yourself with the type of work you’ll be doing and the opportunity for growth as much as you concern yourself with initial starting compensation. Do ensure that the compensation that’s [...]