All posts in procurement talent management

The Challenge of Hiring “Procurement Butterflies”

According to CNN’s analysis of a LinkedIn study, millennials switch jobs an average of about four times in their first 10 years in the workplace.  This is a dramatic increase over the previous generation, which averaged just two job changes in their first 10 years. Like butterflies flitting from flower to flower, it is difficult to predict how long a…

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Upcoming Webinar: Talent Acquisition Trends in Procurement

Hiring trends have changed a lot over the past few years. What are the latest trends in attracting the top talent to your procurement organization? And, are you as a professional keeping up with these changes? The next NLPA webinar, “Talent Acquisition Trends in Procurement,” conducted by a guest presenter from GEP, explores these topics and more. This webinar will…

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Procurement Capability Improvement: 10 Posts That Will Help You Make Magic Happen

Over the past month, I have been thrilled to work with some of the top procurement blogs in sharing some insights about procurement capability improvement.  In this post, I will bring all 10 of my guest posts into a step-by-step model for you to deliver procurement capability improvement in your organization. Here are links to these guest posts with a synopsis…

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Procurement Talent Management Interview With NLPA Founder

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed for the Supply Chain Expert Community powered by Kinaxis.  In the interview, I shared some observations on how procurement talent management is changing and who is succeeding with the latest methods. To read or listen to the interview, go to https://community.kinaxis.com/people/dustinmattison1974/blog/2016/07/18/procurement-talent-management For an even more in-depth education about modern procurement talent management  trends, check…

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Millennials in Procurement – The New NLPA Whitepaper Is Here!

If there is something on the mind of every hiring manager and team leader in procurement today, it is this:  how do we handle all of these millennials entering the workforce?  Specifically, millennials in procurement? Actually, the business world is talking about millennials as if they are some kind of aliens that just landed on Earth.  Are millennials truly that much…

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