Based on our research, here are five ways that procurement professionals can generate more social value from their next construction project Many governments around the world, including the UK, are focussing on construction-led recovery post-COVID. Here are 5 ways Procurement can play a key role in re-shaping not only our buildings and the way we … Continue reading 5 Ways Procurement Is Building Better Communities
In times like these, all systems need to be firing on all cylinders, so how can you tell if your system is beginning to show it’s in need of optimization or replacement? There are 5 telltale signs that suggest your tech is failing. The digital age marches on and it’s rare to find an organization … Continue reading 5 Telltale Signs Your Tech Is Failing
Should you ask for a raise during a pandemic? It depends on how well you perform, and how your company is doing. You consistently deliver, you always exceed your targets, and your boss is thrilled. Does that mean now the right time to ask for a raise – despite everything going on in the world? … Continue reading Is Now The Right Time To Ask For A Pay Rise?
A new survey of 500+ professionals reveals where procurement must focus to establish leadership and earn executive trust. Procurement: it’s your time to lead. New research from Procurious and Coupa, released today, reveals that nearly two thirds of professionals have seen trust increase with the c-suite over the past three months. Similarly, more procurement leaders … Continue reading Procurement’s Time To Lead Is Now. Here’s How to Take Advantage.
Online networking can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Approach it with generosity, and watch your network grow. Picture yourself at a business networking event – the room buzzing with people. Where would we find you? Are you working the room, having interesting conversations? Or maybe you’re lurking in the corner, hoping people … Continue reading Virtually Connected: How To Network Your Face Off
Collaboration is imperative for your organisation to progress! And it can be achieved through “silo busting” (encouraging inter-departmental sharing of knowledge), building and valuing trust, attenuating body language to communicate openness, promoting diversity, cultivating self-awareness and fostering empathy, and creating a safe environment for sharing ideas and practices. Collaboration is more important than ever before. … Continue reading How To Be A Supernormal Leader
How do you set a strategy for your procurement function? Discover what to actually do. How many times have you heard the word ‘procurement strategy’ throughout your career? Hundreds, if not thousands? And how many times have you seen one created and executed brilliantly? Hmm. In 2020, especially after this year’s crisis, we all know … Continue reading How to Set a Procurement Strategy Part 2: What You Should Be Doing