Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

When I started my career the term “Supply Chain” had just been coined. As such it was many years before I actually heard of the term “Supply Chain Management”.

Regardless I pursued my interests and took on an increasingly diverse set of progressive jobs as time went on. Now as I look back on my career virtually everything I did falls under the banner of Supply Chain management.

Given the phenomenal opportunities that Supply Chain offers for personal and professional growth it is a career path which I highly recommend to anyone.

What is it about Supply Chain that makes it such an appealing career path?

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Top Social Media Platforms for Job Search and Recruitment!

Social media platforms are used to keep in touch with friends and family, connect with like-minded people and share information. Over the past year, different social media sites are also gaining popularity as job-search tools.

Employers respond to this trend and start using sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to find new talent.  According to the statistics, over 70% of jobs are filled through networking and are never advertised.

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What are the Highest Paid Blockchain Jobs?

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It’s been a few years since the world has been looking at the rise of new technology, specifically with the progress of revolutionary blockchain technology. This technology has become a solution to problems faced by various industries like healthcare, logistics, real estate, education, and supply chain, leading to the highest paid Blockchain jobs.

The integration of this technology is increasing at a drastic rate over many industries.  The buzz is that many popular and powerful companies are looking for collaborations and partnerships to launch pilot projects with blockchain technology.

Because of its unending advantages, blockchain has been continuously receiving offers from global leaders, renowned industry experts, and emerging entrepreneurs.

In fact, Blockchain is labeled as a portent for the upcoming industrial revolution. If you are looking forward to taking blockchain technology as a career for successful living, you are on the perfect track pursuing Blockchain jobs.

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The All in One Resume Guide for Production Workers!

The best production worker resume is more than just showing your ability to assemble the goods on the production line. It should also show why you are the best pick for the position. Putting the pieces of the best production worker’s resume will help you stand out from the rest. 

And we’ve provide this resume guide to help you through the writing process step by step.

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How Do I Know if I Need a Career Coach?

There are a few key indicators that will help you determine whether or not you could benefit from working with a career coach. If you find yourself feeling stuck in your current role, or if you’re constantly worried about job security, it may be time to seek out professional help.

A career coach can help you assess your strengths and weaknesses, set goals, and create a plan to achieve them. They can also provide guidance and support as you navigate through difficult transitions.

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5 Minute Job Interview Tips for Success!

Many of you have been a participant in innumerable job interviews, whether you are the interviewer or the interviewee. 

Interviews can be highly time consuming for both parties so it’s imperative that this time is valuable for everyone.

Having interviewed hundreds of people, and been interviewed myself many times, I usually find that the essence of an effective interview can be reached in the first 5 minutes.

That doesn’t mean that there isn’t more to discuss from the 6th minute on. But it does mean that I’ve usually made my decision within 5 minutes.

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Creating the Culture to Break Barriers!

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In my experience when you embark on driving any kind of Game Changing Transformation you will most likely also need to break barriers and change behaviours if not the Culture.  As the saying goes, “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results”.  So in order to get different results you may have to break through barriers and drive different behaviours from what are inherent in the current Culture.

Your organization is an ecosystem of policies, practices, processes and procedures that are the result of decisions, beliefs and  behaviours.  Over time much of this generally gets accepted as the way it’s always been done and is not open to challenge or to change.  Therein sacred cows, whether real or perceived, can become obstacles to making the changes needed to derive different results from the status quo.

Having your Call to Action in Place, A Project Name and mandate, and a Holistic Approach are critical.  But the “X” factor that you also need to have a strategy for is Cultural Change.

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6 Signs the Future of Work is Here!

As software continues to eat the world, companies must find ways to build more innovative teams. For these companies, The Future of Work is here today.

How companies reshape the way they engage digital talent will have a huge impact on their ability to innovate.

Here are six ways digital leaders are creating The Future of Work now.

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What Soft Skills Used in Healthcare Can Be Transferred to Business?

A healthcare career is something that a lot of people feel drawn to. It’s a way of helping others that can be extremely rewarding. And it’s ideal for people who want to feel as though they are making a difference through the soft skills used in Healthcare.

Not only that, but there are many ways to progress a career in healthcare, so ambitions can also be met. 

It might even be that you want to start your own business in a healthcare-related field. Maybe you want to start your own practice and open a clinic, or perhaps you feel your skills are best utilized in administration and management.

Whatever it is you want to do with your nursing qualifications once you have them, it’s important to understand that you can gain many soft skills through studying for a career in healthcare that can then be used in other areas, namely your own business if that’s what you choose to do.

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6 Reasons Supply Chain Employees Look For New Jobs!

As a boutique recruitment agency, we at Argentus are on the front-lines of the churn in the new jobs market. We speak with potential job candidates every day.

Some of them are passive, interested in moving into new opportunities when we reach out to them. Some of them are active, reaching out to us because they want to make a move.

With the economy experiencing a prolonged growth spurt, and demand for professionals in Supply Chain Management and Procurement – our area of specialty – going up, there’s a lot of activity, especially in short-term contracts where companies are onboarding talent for their change management and business transformation expertise.

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Walking on Thin Ice: Navigating Precarious Professional Pathways!

In today’s ever-changing job landscape, professionals often find themselves treading on thin ice, navigating precarious pathways toward career success. While the world of work offers exciting opportunities, it also presents unique challenges.

In this guide, we’ll explore the intricacies of these precarious professional pathways, offering insights and advice to help you confidently move forward in your career.

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Supply Chain Compensation is on the Rise!

This week saw one of the year’s most highly-anticipated releases in the Supply Chain industry: the Institute of Supply Management (ISM)’s annual salary and compensation survey.

As a recruitment company specializing in the industry, we consider it part of our mandate to spread the word about salaries in the field – and educate ourselves even further in the process.

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Our New, Flexible Workforce! Are You Reaping the Benefits?

The World Has Changed! Economic realities, the concern for our environment, and the digital transformation have reshaped our views of almost everything in life, including our work lives and the flexible workforce.

Since the early 90s, when IBM had its first “layoff,” companies have become more comfortable with matching expenses to revenues by deploying new employment models.

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What are the Advantages of a Senior Management Development Program?

Regardless of your experience level, continuous learning and skill development are crucial. As you progress in your career, you must enhance your efficiency when collaborating with colleagues, deepen your expertise in your industry, stay updated on emerging technologies, and eventually take on managerial responsibilities.

While many of these skills naturally develop throughout your career, the ability to manage others can be particularly challenging to acquire. This is because evaluating your effectiveness as a manager can be difficult if you never have the opportunity to oversee a team.

As a result, many individuals who aspire to become managers or have recently been appointed managers often contemplate the potential benefits of enrolling in a senior management program for their career advancement.

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Why You Should Consider More Study After Earning a Degree!

You’ve worked hard, perhaps for many years (and usually at least three) in earning your degree. You’re proud of yourself and you are glad that you put in the effort because now you can move forward with your life with all kinds of options open to you. 

One of those options – one that you might not initially even realize is there, let alone take any time to contemplate it – is to continue learning. You don’t have to go straight into the world of work after gaining your Bachelors degree. You don’t have to start your own business or do any of the other ‘expected’ things.

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