• The New Frontier for Hiring Managers: How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

    2 months ago by Lara Edgcombe

    For many companies in the German supply chain sector, these are testing times and uncertainty is high. While business is forced to slow down in some industries, it is booming in others. Either way, with the country in lockdown and social distancing measures in place, working remotely is becoming the new norm.During times like these, hiring managers are facing new challenges....

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interview

    3 months ago by Lara Edgcombe

    In these challenging times, we have been reminded of how crucial the world’s supply chains are. More than ever, German organizations need to fill business-critical roles to deliver food, resources and medicines on time to the general public. “We hire business critical roles, which without a company cannot function, so they need to be ready for when business picks up again. I...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​Creating a successful employee onboarding process within the German procurement and supply chain sector is essential for aligning expectations and acclimating new hires into both your processes and workflows and within your corporate culture.  To ensure happy and retained employees, the onboarding process needs to evolve beyond a simple hiring checklist on the first day and...

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    How To Successfully Onboard A New Employee
  • How to Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​It is easy to build up a toxic reputation as a bad employer, and word can spread in a close-knit sector such as the German procurement and supply chain industry. A source of damage to your employer brand can be through job candidates who were rejected in a lazy or unprofessional manner, or didn’t hear from your company at all after a long recruitment process.   There really...

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    How To Reject A Candidate And Gain A Brand Advocate
  • How to Make the Perfect Job Offer

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​The Logistics Performance Index, put together by The World Bank, ranks Germany as the best performing country on logistics compared to the global sector. This considers every aspect of the supply chain, from reliability of shipments to efficiency of border clearance.   This brilliant performance is reflected through a skilled labour force that consistently achieves results ...

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    How To Make The Perfect Job Offer
  • How to Write a Great Employer Value Proposition (EVP)

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​The procurement and supply chain sector is one of the fastest growing on a global scale, and demand for new talent is high as the supply chain evolves and requires new skills as technologies emerge. This can lead to pressures on in-house recruitment as pressure is needed to work on employer branding to ensure your company has penetration of the existing labour market. One o...

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    The Key To Writing A Great Evp
  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​When approaching making a new hire in the German procurement and supply chain sector, it can pay to look beyond credentials listed on a CV and instead look towards candidates who show potential long-term benefits to your company. In a fast changing sector, it is important to find employees who are both skilled and adaptable to change.   It is also difficult to get a sense o...

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    How To Look Beyond The Cv To Find Talent
  • How to Deal with a Toxic Employee

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​The difference between a difficult employee and a toxic one is that a toxic worker is likely to spread their behaviour to others within your team. Gossip, bullying and other toxic behaviours will lead to a frustrated, unmotivated and unproductive team.   Leaders in the German procurement and supply chain sector need to ensure their teams are running as smoothly as the chain...

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    How To Deal With A Toxic Employee
  • How to Negotiate Salary With a Successful Job Candidate

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​Demand is increasing for experienced candidates with technical skill-sets such as data analysis and ERP management within the German procurement and supply chain sector. Roles requiring these skills can be difficult to fill, and finding the ideal candidate can feel like the end of a marathon. However, you may have not crossed the finish line yet, as skilled candidates are i...

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    How To Negotiate Salary
  • Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time and Money

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​It is important for employers in the German procurement and supply chain sector to retain talented and highly skilled employees, and it can be an employer’s worst nightmare to face a resignation on their desk from an important part of their team. It is tempting to immediately arrange a counter-offer in this situation to help keep top talent within the company.   However, it...

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    5 Reasons Why Counter Offers Are A Waste Of Time And Money
  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    7 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​When hiring within the competitive procurement and supply chain sector in Germany, you may find yourself looking beyond what the local talent pool has to offer to keep your company ahead of the curve and finding valuable employees with well developed and in-demand skill sets.   To attract these employees, you will need to put together an attractive employee relocation packa...

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    How To Help A New Employee Relocate
  • The Candidate Experience and its Role in Successful Hiring

    about 2 years ago by Charlotte Hinrichs

    ​Are you focused on the candidate experience?What makes the perfect interview process? The right format? The right panel? The right questions? These are all important factors to consider, but none of them are as significant as the candidate experience.So are companies giving the candidate experience the attention it deserves? Ask job seekers what they think and the answer wo...

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  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    over 2 years ago by Charlotte Hinrichs

    ​Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard to fill the role.There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent:...

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