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Month: May 2016

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Cognitive computing is changing the procurement industry

Cognitive computing is changing the way procurement works in the 21st century, as processors become more streamlined and professionals are expected to have strong computing and data analytic skills, according to a number of speakers at this year’s World Procurement Congress (WPC). During discussions, it was said that the types of skills that traditionally put … Continued

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5 important factors to consider when hiring a procurement manager

Procurement managers are vital to the whole success of a company. On a basic level, they ensure that their companies are taking a strategic approach to purchasing goods and services. They must secure the best deals and develop good relationships with suppliers. The role of procurement manager is vital to the growth of a company, … Continued

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Procurement Manager – are you ready to take the next step?

While working in the procurement industry, you will have developed a variety of hard and soft skills that will have helped you do your job properly, including empathy, communication, cost reduction and streamlining. After developing these skills, handling your own projects from start to finish, and dealing with everyone from CEOs to suppliers, you may … Continued

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How to find the perfect assistant buyer for your business

Assistant buyers support the procurement team in so many different ways, it’s important to ensure that during the hiring process you establish that your candidate has all the skills required. If you simply check out their past experiences and abilities without getting to know a little more, you might be missing out on the best … Continued

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