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Finding the Right Talent for Supply Chain and Logistics Featured Image

Finding the Right Talent for Supply Chain and Logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics is a huge industry. It is the core of other industries like procurement, e-commerce, third-party logistics, and a lot more to mention. The industry runs in a very constructed business model, but aside from that; what really drives supply chain and logistics? Is it the products, the services or simply the

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The single most important thing in START-ups: Hiring! Featured Image

The single most important thing in START-ups: Hiring!

What is the biggest challenge for startups? You would think it’s raising money, closing deals, doing sales or finding partners. Wrong! It’s hiring people. I bet if you polled a bunch of startup founders the data would be very conclusive. Below we want to share some of the discussions we had with start-up founders and

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Stuck in your senior job? Here’s what to do. Featured Image

Stuck in your senior job? Here’s what to do.

Getting stuck in your career is a huge risk. Avoid it at all cost! If only things would be that easy. Many people feel stranded in management roles. Your shiny title and good pay may make you feel safe, but you’re bored to tears and there’s impossible to move up. Or you’re a VP who

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Top 3 Skills Logistics Companies want to recruit in 2018 Featured Image

Top 3 Skills Logistics Companies want to recruit in 2018

The face of the typical logistics professional has morphed. This has resulted in the process of recruitment in the logistics and supply chain industries being more streamlined to identify innovative candidates who can speak the right mix of languages, with the right set of skills. In addition to logistics professionals, the increase in the need

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Recruiting a new CXO- who is the best candidate? Featured Image

Recruiting a new CXO- who is the best candidate?

“We need to recruit a new CXO. Can you search our competitors to see who is the best candidate?” This is the PROBLEM with some senior-level searches today. Companies are looking for more of the same. They want to hire the best from their competitors. And whilst in theory that is ok, that may not

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Hire people who DON'T GIVE a DAMN about their CAREER! Featured Image

Hire people who DON’T GIVE a DAMN about their CAREER!

Hire people who DON’T GIVE a DAMN about their CAREER! They will teach you the most. And bring your business forward. What do I mean by that? Too many people in MNCs are political animals. Care too much about how the boss sees them. How their peers see them. How they look like when they

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Most companies DO NOT KNOW how to TELL THEIR STORIES! Featured Image

Most companies DO NOT KNOW how to TELL THEIR STORIES!

A top problem in employer branding today: Most Companies DO NOT KNOW how to TELL THEIR STORIES! We do a lot of work in supply chain and logistics. The above applies too well. Apart from maybe 2-3 companies, I challenge anyone to find good examples of good storytelling. And that sucks! Because potential employees want

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It is ALL about RELATIONSHIPS Featured Image

It is ALL about RELATIONSHIPS

In Asia (and anywhere else in the world), it is ALL about RELATIONSHIPS.The whole Chinese world revolves around “Guanxi”, personal connection. And yet, incredible (and frustrating!) how few sales people understand this! A lot of my clients are bombarded by sales pitches online and offline. On Linkedin, there are so many people spamming their products

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Tens and hundreds of people saying "Thank YOU!" Featured Image

Tens and hundreds of people saying “Thank YOU!”

I got SHOCKED! Just had lunch with the CEO of a multinational company. After a couple of decades with the company, he decided to step down. Having announced his departure, what happened last couple of months shocked him! Tens and hundreds of people messaged him to say “Thank YOU”. Tens of people cried when they

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Leaving after a few months... Featured Image

Leaving after a few months…

One of my friends, a senior-level executive, recently decided to leave the company he had joined less than 6 months ago. The environment was bad. The scope of the role changed 2nd week after joining. Initial commitments were not honored. In short, a horror story! That being said, that left him with the issue that

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