Boost Employee Engagement in Supply Chain!

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Research has shown time and time again strong employee engagement is vital to the success of any organization, especially within the supply chain discipline.

The State of the American Workplace report found that the stronger the employee engagement was, the higher productivity, stronger sales, and bigger profits resulted.

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Attracting Millennials Gets Your Digital Supply Chain in Order!

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As explained by Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant, millennials make a growing cross-section of the American labor force. Ignoring this generation is impossible and attracting millennials in the supply chain is an even bigger hurdle.

Since e-commerce has flooded the industry with more orders and stringent delivery expectations, supply chain leaders must think outside the box to attract and retain the next generation.

In fact, millennials will make up more than 75 percent of the workforce by 2025, so it is time for supply chain executives and leaders to enact the changes necessary to guarantee success in both the current and future supply chain.

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A Guide to Building a Lucrative Freelance Career!

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Freelancing refers to a type of self-employment where you deliver your services to clients on a project basis.

The concept goes as far back as the 1970s when skilled workers had to be sourced from different places to complete large-scale projects. In 2020, around 59 million people in the United States were involved with freelance work, and the number continues to rise today. 

Internet connectivity and the availability of various freelancing platforms have also made this work arrangement more popular and accessible.

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eBook Learning Advantages!

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Modern technologies are now used in all spheres of life. Education is not an exception to the rule. Using eBook learning in the classroom is becoming increasingly popular in many colleges and universities.

But are they the same as traditional paper books? Let’s discover the true benefits of learning with eBooks below. 

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Our 2019 Top 10 List! (Part 2)

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As we come to the end of our 3rd year here at Supply Chain Game Changer it is time to publish our semi-annual 2019 Top 10 List.

First we want to thank our readers. Our audience and reach continues to expand with Supply Changer now being ranked as one of the Top 20 Supply Chain blogs in the world and one of the Top 15 Procurement blogs in the world. Both are record achievements for us.

Second we want to thank our guest contributors. With dozens of writers and articles we continue to fulfill our vision of sharing expertise and experience from all over the world.

We thank you for your ongoing support and ask you to continue to spread the word about Supply Chain Game Changer. There is truly something of value for everyone no matter what challenge you are facing each and every day.

Here we present our Top 10 list for the second half of 2019. Enjoy!

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus

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At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.  As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action™” Interview series. This interview is with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus.

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Recruiting Construction Workers – The Ultimate Guide!

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Recruitment is an essential part of every business, and construction companies are no different. Construction is a vital part of the economy, and there is always a high demand for qualified workers in this industry. However, it can be difficult to know where to start if you are recruiting construction workers.

There are so many ways to find employees, and each method has advantages and disadvantages. In this guide, we will discuss the different methods you can use when recruiting construction workers, as well as the pros and cons of each approach. Let’s get started.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ Interview Excerpts: Lessons Learned by Global Leaders

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Unchaining Change Leadership

Our fundamental objective at Supply Chain Game Changer is to share experiences and expertise and lessons learned. As such we have focussed on curating a wide range of content and resources that will have relevance to anyone at anytime no matter what their needs may be.

We began our Seasoned Leadership in Action™ Interview series in support of our objective to share experiences and expertise. And hearing from Industry leaders in this interview format has proven to be incredibly popular. People want to hear about the experiences of others and lessons learned from those who have been successful in their fields.

With many of these Seasoned Leadership in Action™ Interviews now published we thought it would be valuable to extract excerpts from these interviews along themes, starting with lessons learned.

As such we are presenting our first compilation of excerpts from these interviews which is focussed on Lessons Learned by these leaders throughout their careers.

Enjoy and look for nuggets of wisdom in these lessons learned.

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New Opportunities for Students in Supply Chain!

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The world of supply chain management is constantly changing, helping companies to become increasingly efficient and profitable across the entire supply chain. Huge Improvements are being implemented about emerging trends in supply chain management in several respects offering opportunities for students.

In other cases, businesses are trying to change in preparation for potential developments and the business environment in general. For example, given the growing need for additional warehouses and other facilities, companies have started to explore real estate investment opportunities to accommodate the supply chain demands. They equip themselves with the real estate basics to invest in properties for logistics and manufacturing use.

That being said, students studying supply chain management have a greater opportunity to learn and seek ways to benefit from the present and future developments and opportunities.

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How to Build a Career in the VR Industry!

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The virtual reality industry is experiencing exponential growth, and there are several in-demand jobs within the VR industry for people with the right skills.

Virtual Reality (VR) technology seems to have taken the world by storm and affects several industries. This new technological frontier has gained lots of attention and is fast becoming an industry with much potential. If you’re looking to build a career in the VR industry, it’s crucial to know where and how to get started and the kind of jobs you can get into. 

There’s more to VR than just video games, and you need to have some basic knowledge of UX design and other related software and applications to put yourself in contention for a job in this industry.

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Featuring Our Top 16 Human Resources Articles!

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Nothing gets done without people. In your everyday life and at work it is people that make everything happen. No matter what your job or career is, no matter what company or industry you work in, and no matter where you live, Human Resources are at the epicentre of everything.

In this article we are featuring our Top 16 Human Resources related articles. Some of these articles deal with specific topics while others offer more general life lessons. However all of these articles will be relevant for you at one point or another.

Here are our Top 16 Human Resources related articles!

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Basics Essential to an IT Career!

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Information Technology is the use of machines to help store, process, and transmit information. The term IT is most often used to refer to the computers and peripheral equipment necessary to run an organization’s data processing operations.

The term can also refer to the organization that operates such equipment or provides computer-related services. Information technology is quite popular in the modern world, and that is clear with the spike in the number of people applying for various IT courses and an IT career.

So, what is information technology? Let us talk about that in detail.

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Top Tips for Choosing the Right Career!

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Choosing the right career path and sticking to it has never been more difficult. In eras gone by, there were select few careers to choose from, and when you started your first job on one path, you would likely stick to that industry (or even business) for the rest of your working life. 

Although this sounds limiting – and it was – the lack of choice made it easy to decide which path to choose, and you didn’t have the agony of deciding whether to risk it all by changing occupations at certain points along the road.

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Are You Prepared For A Supply Chain Talent Crisis?

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The supply chain talent crisis is a significant problem that will cause widespread disruption in the industry. More workers are retiring, and there are just not enough members from the newer generations interested in the industry.

However, demand for more products, faster and at lower costs is increasing, so supply chain executives need to start thinking about how they can prepare for and respond to the current and forthcoming supply chain talent crisis.

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The Good Jobs of the Future Belong to Supply Chain!

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A new Harvard Business Review article lays out some striking research out of MIT about the role of Supply Chain Management within the broader economy. 

Written by Mercedes Delgado and Karen Mills, the study seeks to better define what constitutes the “Supply Chain” part of the economy, and what doesn’t.

The goal?

To better define Supply Chain Management’s place in the broader economy, and the role it plays in terms of innovation.

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