Tag Archives: supply chain workforce

A Diverse Range of Supply Chain Experiences

Six professionals in the supply chain field share their varied experiences, what helped them succeed, and how the industry can improve its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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Creative Ways to Find Diverse Talent

Companies are starting to utilize second-chance hiring, recognizing that their hiring process may omit candidates with disabilities and neurodivergent individuals who provide unique skills and perspectives.

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Preparing for the Future of Work in Supply Chain

By Maria Leggett COVID-19 forced everyone to experience what a rapid pivot required. The crisis gave visibility to the discrepancies between current and future skill sets of employees and the momentous task ahead preparing for the future of work. According to a recent McKinsey report, pre-COVID, 59% of company leaders prioritized building skill proficiencies. Post-COVID, that number changed to 78% ...

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The Rise of the Collaborative Superteam

Why “Humans + Automation + AI = The New Supply Chain Workforce” is the optimal formula for operational success. By Sara Pearson Specter Multiple surveys have confirmed that—as a result of COVID-19—companies worldwide are accelerating their investments in digital technologies as a means to better anticipate and forestall future disruptions. KPMG’s 2020 CEO Outlook, for example, found that 74% are ...

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By the Numbers: Supply Chain Workforce

U.S. workforce percentages, truck drivers’ compensation numbers, labor issues and the pandemic, and robots in manufacturing are all given a statistical look in this “By the Numbers” infographic. Read More…

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Attracting, Training and Retaining the Next-Gen Workforce

Understanding Next-Gen’s expectations and what motivates them is helpful when brainstorming on ways to attract, train and retain them, and figuring out where their skills might best be utilized in your company. * By Mike Ogle * Next generation workforce. What do those words mean to you? The first thought is usually young people about to graduate from college or ...

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