• June 6, 2024

    Industry Experience There are a LOT of factors that I look at when considering a candidate for a supply chain role. But one of the most important things I look...

  • March 18, 2024

    “Hi Tom, thanks for reaching out but I am not currently looking for new opportunities.” I responded with, “That's OK, thanks for getting back to me.  Most of my supply...

  • November 17, 2023

    What are the top skills employers seek in supply chain? I am a regular presenter for supply chain classes at colleges and universities, speaking on the topic of careers in...

  • November 17, 2023

    As we approach the start of a new year, many supply chain professionals are considering updating their knowledge and skills by pursuing a professional designation. There are several associations offering...

  • September 1, 2023

    Several months ago I got a call from a friend who was feeling frustrated at his job and wanted something new.  He had been with his company for 4 years,...

  • May 17, 2023

    If you’re good at what you do, chances are that when you turn in your resignation you will be offered more money to stay. Due to the scarcity of supply...

  • May 4, 2023

    In response to one of my recent posts, I got a few comments regarding recruiters and their role in helping candidates secure jobs. Some of the comments made me realize...

  • May 3, 2023

    I don’t understand why so many people don’t want to talk to me. I had a few discouraging calls yesterday. I spoke to one individual who told me flat out...