• Locked Down and Upskilled

    13 days ago

    ​The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 has resulted in many becoming accustomed to spending endless time at home. With the days blending seamlessly into the next, how have individuals made productive use of this time during local lockdowns and periods of self-isolation?Some have utilised this new-found time to prioritise self-care, rediscover a particular passion, or i...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An Interview with Yacine Fall

    about 1 month ago

    ​This year's International's Women's Day theme #ChooseToChallenge represents the idea of challenging norms related to gender equality to create change. At DSJ Global, we choose to challenge and promote gender diversity and inclusion. ​Yacine Fall, Principal Consultant, Operations & Operational Excellence at DSJ Global, shares her thoughts on this year's theme, and how sh...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An Interview with Emily Cook

    about 1 month ago

    This year's International Women's Day theme #ChooseToChallenge represents the idea of challenging norms related to gender equality to create change. At DSJ Global, we choose to challenge and promote gender diversity and inclusion. Emily Cook, AVP - Head of Chemicals Procurement Search, shares her thoughts on this year's theme, and how she chooses to challenge in her role.​​W...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    3 months ago

    ​It’s tempting to enter 2021 with blind optimism, eager to put the challenges of 2020 behind us. However, to learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year, we’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflection.

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  • BioNTech Recognises DSJ Global (part of Phaidon International) as Key Support Partner for Covid-19 Vaccine

    3 months ago

    ​Phaidon International, the parent brand of DSJ Global, is honoured to be recognised for its part in BioNTech's journey towards a successful vaccine against Covid-19.​The German-based biotechnology company who was the first to bring a successful vaccine against Covid-19 to market, acknowledges key partners in making this historic achievement possible.Ugur Sahin, CEO and Co-f...

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  • UK Black History Month

    5 months ago

    ​​Black History Month is recognised and celebrated in the UK during the month of October. Different to the US and parts of Europe, which takes place during February each year, this month recognises the contribution of Black people to the history and makeup of the UK, and celebrating their achievements and successes. When and why Black History Month is celebratedThe UK Bl...

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  • The Work-Life Rebalance

    6 months ago

    ​​We are at a crossroads. The health and wellbeing of the workforce has never been more closely intertwined with the state of the economy.The public health crisis caused by Covid-19 has forced operational change and reflection on the way that people organize and work. Global lockdowns have meant that many companies have shifted to remote working – where they are able to – re...

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  • Why Flexible Working is No Longer a Benefit

    7 months ago

    ​​Flexible working has been a growing trend for many years; with the outbreak of COVID-19, this trend has reached its tipping point.  For many employers, flexible working arrangements have been the only way to handle the unprecedented challenges the pandemic brought about; with 78% of workers now saying they want increased flexibility in their work moving forward, it will be...

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  • Global Job Confidence Index 2020

    8 months ago

    ​What is the global supply chain workforce thinking? Professionals are agonizing over career decisions. Is my job secure? Should I stay with my current employer? Is this a unique opportunity to get ahead?  Meanwhile, employers are trying to predict and create the future. Is our workforce secure? Will downsizing affect our ability to innovate out of the crisis? Is this a uniq...

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  • The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    9 months ago

    With workers slowly returning to the office across Europe and the UK, the end-to-end supply chain workplace will be virtually unrecognisable. What short and lasting impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? While the global pandemic will inevitably result in long term transformations to the form and function of the workspace, the s...

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  • How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    9 months 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

    9 months 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

    10 months 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

    10 months 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

    10 months 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

    10 months 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

    11 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  

    11 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

    11 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

    12 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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