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Success through new skillsets (Supply Chain Digital)

Success through new skillsets (Supply Chain Digital)

Author: Date: 14 Aug 2019 Type: Press News

Despite procurement’s traditional ‘cost-cutting’ reputation, success in supply chain sourcing is about far more than driving down price. From procurement specialists with an understanding of AI and business performance data, to suppliers that are bought into a business’ ethical stance, strategic sourcing has a key role to play in an organisation’s overall success. 

Categories: Procurement & Supply Chain Recruitment

The Future CFO (Finance Digest)

The Future CFO (Finance Digest)

Author: Amy Parkinson Date: 05 Aug 2019 Type: Press News

With today’s CFO often described as a ‘financially literate CEO’, the challenge for aspiring CFOs is to develop their leadership skills and business acumen as well as their financial intelligence. With guidance on how to achieve this and why, Amy Parkinson, Principal Consultant and financial leadership specialist at executive search firm Berwick Partners, offers insight into the changing dynamic of the CFO role.

Categories: Finance Recruitment

Consumers have more options than ever and unashamedly expect ‘added-value’ as standard. Kathryn Gill, a Consultant in Berwick Partners' Retail and Leasire Practice explains how the ‘last mile’ of the customer journey does not escape this expectation; it has an undeniably increasing influence on a consumer’s entire purchase decision. Trailblazers such as Amazon have heightened expectations and customers are demanding more and discounting those retailers who cannot directly meet their needs.

Categories: Retail Recruitment

Raising the bar through leadership (24 Housing)

Raising the bar through leadership (24 Housing)

Author: Tom Neely Date: 20 May 2019 Type: Press News

The goalposts are shifting for service in social housing, with consumers increasingly demanding better provision.

Categories: Real Estate Recruitment

Decision Making | Bravery in the workplace (HR Grapevine)

Decision Making | Bravery in the workplace (HR Grapevine)

Author: Jane Firth Date: 20 May 2019 Type: Press News

Bravery in the workplace is something I’m hearing more and more about. Bravery: it’s such an empowering and positive word. It is something we don’t shout about enough, but it’s a word on the lips of the inspiring HR leaders I’m meeting.

Categories: Human Resources Recruitment

The role of chief data officer (CDO) has been growing in prominence over the last few years, and with it has come a lot of interest – new conferences tailored specifically for CDOs, questions surrounding what makes the perfect CDO, and of course, how the CDO’s role works in tandem with exciting new technologies like AI and machine learning.

Categories: IT & Digital Leadership Recruitment

The landed estate operates as a distinct breed of family office, and with this comes a unique set of challenges and opportunities for leadership. Ben Ingram discusses this further in Campden FB.

Categories: Real Estate Recruitment

Organisations in almost every sector are dealing with economic uncertainty and digital transformation. For most, the complexion of the workforce is changing; employers are calling out for staff to fill critical roles – many related to digital capabilities – while other roles emerge, evolve and expire. Key to navigating this state of flux is Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) and Kate Parker gives her view on how to make this work in Personnel Today.

Being faster, better and cheaper than the competition requires colleagues, partners and stakeholders across an entire supply chain to work together. Katie Hart in our Supply Chain practice gives her opinion in a Raconteur report published today in The Times

Categories: Procurement & Supply Chain Recruitment

MIPIM: The frontrunner’s team checklist (The MJ)

MIPIM: The frontrunner’s team checklist (The MJ)

Author: Marek Dobrowolski Date: 12 Mar 2019 Type: Press News

MIPIM, the world’s largest real estate expo, is on this week and presents a significant opportunity for public sector and placemaking leaders to highlight a destinations’ potential and capture investor attention. Yet, to be truly effective, mayors, ministers, ambassadors and those at the forefront of high-level discussions must also have the people-power behind them to recognise, react to and capitalise on investor interest. Marek Dobrowolski gives his opinion on how to maximise opportunities at MIPIM in the MJ.

Categories: Government Recruitment, Real Estate Recruitment

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