• How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    4 days ago

    ​Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be. HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.Anxiety about the workforce is not new: a recent PWC study found 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewhat concerned about their ...

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  • Working from Home is the Key to Diversity

    7 days ago

    ​Though telecommuting has been around since the 1970s, it has taken a global health crisis to spread its adoption.According to a recent poll by Phaidon International, 82% of the end-to-end supply chain workforce want their employer to continue offering working-from-home flexibility.Yet a fifth of employees are convinced their employer would turn down a more flexible working ...

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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Ally

    15 days ago

    ​What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every jobseeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals trying to advance their careers, but for members of the LGBTQ+ community recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career ally.​Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need career allies?​While great pr...

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  • Alleviate Video Call Fatigue With These Top 5 Tips

    17 days ago

    ​​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For professionals working in the end-to-end supply chain sector, that might mean more time in front of the camera than you signed up for. Even those who usually have the verve and stamina to withstand back-to-back meetings may experience video call fatigue.Why the video call fatigue?Evolving from social animals, most h...

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  • DSJ Global Survey Results 2020: Why Women Withdraw from the Recruitment Process

    about 1 month ago

    DSJ Global's Women in Supply Chain Survey reveals that recognition of the strategic importance of gender diversity is growing, but many qualified women are dropping out of the recruitment process.The supply chain sector is facing a talent shortage that is fast escalating into a crisis. The current demand for supply chain professionals exceed supply by six to one, according t...

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  • Beyond Covid-19: Strategies to Future-Proof Supply Chains and Your Business

    about 1 month ago

    ​​A resilient supply chain ensures existence. Today, we are facing an uncertain business environment, driven by climate change, social upheaval, economic downturns, and resource shortages, whose waters have been further disturbed by an unprecedented public health care crisis.  Of course, external risks will always come into the picture, but  Covid-19 has shown that many supp...

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  • The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote Working

    about 2 months ago

    Working-from-home will likely last long after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. While remote working was already on an upward trend before, it was certainly not the norm. In 2018, only 5.2% of people across the European Union would regularly work from home and in the UK that number was even lower (4.4%). As government lockdowns required most workers to stay inside and work f...

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  • Talent Across Supply Chain During Covid-19 – The Industry and Functional Impact  

    about 2 months ago

    There is no denying that the recent implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy create an environment few (if any) have seen before. Whilst the global financial crash of 2008 and the Oil Glut of 2014 created shockwaves economically, they were compartmentalised to some extent within their geographic or industrial sectors.The interesting aspect of Covid-19 is t...

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    2 months ago

    ​​​​In the supply chain industry in the UK and Europe, many hiring managers have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, many job post have been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up. You have revised, rethought, and remade every aspect of your talent acquisition process, sev...

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  • How to navigate a difficult job market

    2 months ago

    ​​​​It comes as no surprise that Covid-19 is dominating the European supply chain market in 2020. While some industries like pharma, medical device, packaging and food businesses as well as logistics services are experiencing unforeseen surges in demand, other industries are hard-hit economically. So, as international markets and the global economy are being shaken up, an un...

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  • Meeting Demand: How Supply Chain is Securing Business-Critical Talent

    3 months ago

    ​The Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside great disruptions to the supply chain. High demand alongside constrained labor and resource capacity in manufacturing and logistics has created critical shortages for medical equipment and essential consumer goods. How is recruitment in the European supply chain being af...

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  • The New Frontier for Hiring Managers: How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

    4 months ago

    Hiring managers, there is no doubt that Covid-19 has caused disruption for majority of companies within the UK, especially within the supply chain and procurement industry. With this unforeseen pandemic many companies have been forced to adopt new strategies, including onboarding new employees remotely. When onboarding remotely it is vital to have a plan to ensure the employ...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    4 months ago

    As the Covid-19 outbreak continues, many of us in the United Kingdom have been advised to work from home, if we are fortunate to be able to do so. During this time, it is more likely that a candidate will be asked to interview via video conference call. Long-term, video interviews have become an increasingly common part of the recruitment process in end-to-end supply chain....

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  • The unique role of the supply chain industry in the COVID-19 pandemic

    4 months ago

    ​As travel restrictions are causing flights and trains to be cancelled and social distancing measures are bringing regular life as we know it to a halt in many regions, some industries are hit particularly hard by the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus. Travel and tourism, hospitality and producers of luxury goods and non-essential items are facing tough times. Demand in many...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interview

    4 months ago

    ​During the Covid-19 epidemic, we have been given a strong reminder of how entangled the UK economy and markets have become with complex global supply chains. More than ever, organizations need to fill business-critical roles to deliver food, resources and medicines on time. “End-to-end supply chain industry cannot afford to halt or slow down. Companies that do will lose a c...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Emily Cook

    4 months ago

    This year’s International Women's Day campaign is #EachforEqual. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. In 2020, we can choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women’s achievements. Emily Cook, Head of Chemicals Procurement at DSJ Global, discusses the unique role t...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Matt Wood

    4 months ago

    ​The race is on for a gender equal workforce throughout the supply chain. Women now occupy 39% of the total supply chain workforce but only 11% of C-suite positions. Matthew Wood, director of DSJ Global, Europe, discusses the unique position that recruiters play in furthering gender equality in end-to-end supply chain.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal...

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  • How to Recruit More Women into Supply Chain Management

    5 months ago

    ​It’s not news that supply chain has a diversity problem. What makes it all the more pressing is the compound impact caused by a mounting talent crisis. Though increased attention has been drawn to both issues, our recently published study reveals that the need for progress remains. When companies go to market to recruit, their processes are turning off many female candidate...

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  • 5 Proven Ways to Turn Blue Monday Around

    6 months ago

    ​It’s the most dreaded time of the year, Blue Monday. As Storm Brendan batters the UK with gusts of more than 80mph winds, it’s no wonder that so many end-to-end supply chain professionals feel down in the dumps this time of year. Mulled wine, mince pies and Don’t Stop the Calvary seem like a distant memory. Instead, we’re left with a sorry bank balance and an engorged waist...

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  • The Signs of Burnout at Work and What to Do About It

    8 months ago

    ​Working in the supply chain means handling consistent demands and keeping a never-ending loop running smoothly. This can lead to pressure on workers who are required to adapt to the supply chain as it quickly evolves. This can sometimes lead to physical and mental illness. A 2016 report by Deloitte found that the largest concern for employers in America is the “overwhelmed...

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