What key steps can you take limit the potential effects of the coronavirus on your organisation? In China on 9 February the world received news it didn’t want to hear. The number of confirmed deaths from the coronavirus has now overtaken that of the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), with more than 1000 casualties. … Continue reading How The Coronavirus Will Impact Your Supply Chain And What To Do About It
Influence comes in all forms and from a variety of different sources. But, in the digital age, is the nature of influence changing? And how might it change further over the next few years? What does influence look like in your life? Who are the main influencers? Depending on a great number of factors, including … Continue reading Who Has Influence And How Do You Get More Of It?
The bushfire crisis has devastated Australia. But how has it affected our jobs and our organisations? We spoke to members of The Faculty’s Roundtable program to see what the impact had been and how they’d managed. Whenever the need arises, procurement steps up. And during the recent unprecedented Australian bushfires, the situation was no different: … Continue reading How Did We Go? Procurement’s Performance During An Unprecedented Crisis
Is procurement less, just as, or more important this decade than the last? Find out as we take a walk down memory lane… It’s the dawn of a new decade in procurement, and goodness me, how things have changed. From the digitisation of just about everything, to the introduction of big data, 2020 looks vastly … Continue reading A Decade In Review: Procurement In 2020
Many mention salary as a reason to look elsewhere. So, what possibly could go wrong when you chase the money? When Tom* was headhunted for a procurement specialist role at a major energy supplier, his eyes lit up. It was literally his dream job – and at a salary $30,000 higher than he was being … Continue reading Don’t Overlook This One Critical Factor When Choosing Your Next Role
Ready for another round of parties this festive season? Here are some hot tips and conversation starters to get you through your next social engagements. The festive season can be a continual revolving door of social situation after social situation. When it comes to the work environment not only do you have to deal with … Continue reading 5 Conversation Starters for your Festive Party
‘Tis the season for office parties. And also the season for introverts everywhere to agonise over whether they really want to attend… There is nothing worse than the festive time of year for an introvert. All the dreaded required and implied invitations come in. It’s also the time of year when energy is lowest, you’re … Continue reading The Introverts Guide to Office Parties