Sourcing

Finalist Interviews for Sourcing Star Awards: Jerome Arfeli, UPS

Posted: 11/16/2022 - 04:38
Finalist Interviews for Sourcing Star Awards: Jerome Arfeli, UPS
How did you get into this field. Was it purposeful or by accident?  
Actually, my entry into Procurement was unexpected. I was finalizing my engineering internship at Solvay in a production facility in Belgium, when I decided to submit my resume to the centralized HR database of resumes without applying to any specific role. A few weeks later, a recruiter called me to discuss an analyst opportunity within Solvay’s newly created centralized procurement organization. I got the job and I was hooked on Procurement ever since! 

4 Strategies to Adopt in a High-Volume Recruitment Process

Posted: 11/11/2022 - 00:04
4 Strategies to Adopt in a High-Volume Recruitment Process
Recruitment or talent acquisition is one of those aspects of your company's growth that seems straightforward but really isn’t. It's challenging and consumes a lot of time, effort, and resources. You don't want to lose productivity and profitability due to vacancies in business-critical positions. Therefore, you have to recruit replacements as fast as possible. 
 

Pursuing Data-driven Insights? Start With Your Supplier Data

Posted: 08/06/2021 - 09:00
Supplier Data

For years, experts have urged business leaders to prepare for the coming AI disruption. Realizing the amazing potential of these emerging technologies, they argued, would require businesses to overhaul how they manage data. Yet with the economy booming, many found it easier to push tricky data questions into the future.

COVID-19 Proves Why It’s Time to Put the Supply Chain on Autopilot

Posted: 01/12/2021 - 02:30
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of the global supply chain.

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of the global supply chain. Precisely when the capabilities of international, interconnected trade mechanisms were supposed to kick into high gear, producers found themselves desperate for supplies while store shelves lacked essential goods. The global supply chain didn’t rise to the occasion. Now, it’s important to examine why.

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