• April 2, 2024

    Thanks Ahmad Khalaf and the Supply Chain Management class at Humber College for letting me join your session this morning. Lots of great questions! Thanks.  It was an honour to...

  • April 1, 2024

    I interviewed a great candidate last week. She had all the right experience for my Director of Supply Chain role, solid education, great personality and leadership skills. But I couldn’t...

  • March 25, 2024

    I met someone last week who had been with one company for 10 years, and had progressed through 3 different roles in the same organization. But her resume only showed...

  • 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...

  • March 14, 2024

    I was chatting with a jobseeker a few days ago who was concerned about his resume.  He thought he might be inadvertently disclosing too much confidential information, so he asked...

  • 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...

  • November 7, 2023

    I was chatting with a candidate before he went for a job interview, and suggested he should look up the interviewers online before the meeting. “Wouldn’t that look creepy?” asked...

  • November 1, 2023

    At SCL Search, I often find FANTASTIC candidates who just don’t interview well. After much prodding I may be able to uncover some fantastic experiences, but it can be challenging...

  • October 25, 2023

    One of my candidates got a crazy counter offer last week. He had accepted my client’s offer and made the decision to move on. But when he turned in his...

  • 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,...

  • July 26, 2023

    Why don’t we post our jobs? I got an e-mail from a jobseeker yesterday with a question about the new SCL Search website. He said the jobs section of the...