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Procurement Jobs – Top Soft Skills Procurement Hiring Managers Are Looking For

Looking for your next job can be stressful. Prepping your resume also sucks. It’s like studying for one of the most critical tests in your life—like the MCAT or the SATs—and not knowing where to focus your time most among everything you’ve covered....

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Markets Are Now Global, But Financial Operations Have Not Kept Up

Today’s procurement professionals have to be diligent in countless areas to keep up with the ever-changing global market. More organizations than ever are buying and selling products globally, which means many are making these worldwide transactions...

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Your Official Invitation to the Next FORGE Procurement Conference

Most skilled procurement practitioners know you need to pursue improvement to keep pace with the ever-evolving industry. The best way to improve is, of course, by empowering yourself with education.

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How to Measure Your Success with Procurement Metrics

We all want success. For procurement professionals and managers looking for ways to track success and gauge their company’s performance, procurement metrics are indispensable. However, procurement leaders today have been tasked with metrics that seem...

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Category Management Tips – Top 3 Rules of Successful Category Managers Today

If you are a category manager—or are aspiring to be an excellent one in the future—you likely already know how critical it is to stay on top of your game. How do you do this? We provide you with a quick outline of three of the most crucial category...

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Category Management Today – The 4 Ps of Category Management

Category management today has evolved, and it now requires category managers to fulfill multiple roles—more than ever. So, what exactly are these roles, and how can you, as a category manager, know that you’re hitting the mark? We discuss the...

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How to Leverage the Supply Chain to Meet Your ESG Goals

If someone on the street asked you if you would like to do better at reaching ESG goals (such as protecting and conserving our environment), I think you would be hard-pressed to find someone to say no. Of course, we want these things! But, if asked by...

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Procurement SaaS Solutions and Basic Tech Sourcing Definitions

Every procurement team relies on SaaS, but before implementing and finding the best procurement SaaS solutions, they must first understand the different parts of SaaS. Our rundown of procurement SaaS solutions and basic tech sourcing definitions will...

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Procurement Industry Certifications – Yes or No?

Most of us want to be at the top of our game and do all we can to excel in our chosen fields. For procurement professionals, getting certified is a common subject when discussing success and moving up the ladder. But are procurement industry...

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2022 is a tipping point for suppliers | Interview with Dr. Elouise Epstein

For more than 20 years, Dr. Elouise Epstein has seen and done a great many things in the supply chain and sourcing world! Currently a partner in a consulting firm, Dr. Epstein is also an Adjunct Professor, a Committee Member and a Council Member for...

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