Soft Skills

7 Reasons Soft Skills Are Important in the Workplace

Posted: 08/12/2022 - 09:00
Soft skills aren’t a replacement for hard skills.

Stanford Research Institute International found that almost 75% of an employee’s success comes from soft skills while only 25% of their success comes from technical skills. These statistics are enough to scream the utter importance of soft skills training for running a successful business.

While we know how essential soft skills are, let’s dive into the types of soft skills and the reasons why they are so important in a workplace.

4 Myths About Procurement And Supply Chain Careers – Solved

Posted: 07/21/2021 - 18:14
4 Myths About Procurement And Supply Chain Careers – Solved

Supply chain management and procurement are fields commonly misunderstood by many. The contribution of these fields to any business or their perception as a career option is governed by many misconceptions.

In this article, some of the common myths about supply chain management and procurement will be explored. The purpose of this is to get rid of the common myths around these fields and to help you get a better understanding of the profession.

Top Qualities of Successful Procurement Manager

Posted: 06/25/2021 - 09:00
Top Qualities of Successful Procurement Manager

Wondering if you have what it takes to be a successful procurement manager? Take a look at these qualities to see if you’re management material. Don’t worry if you’re not strong in all of these areas -- you can find ways to build your skills to improve in areas you consider weak.

Social and Outgoing

A great deal of procurement tasks involve building and maintaining relationships. Not just with your suppliers, but with your co-workers, stakeholders and others you come into contact with through the course of your work.

Soft Skills Make a Real Impact in Supply Chain Management

Posted: 08/30/2019 - 02:15
Soft Skills Make a Real Impact in Supply Chain Management
For what seems like decades now, the conversations around procurement and supply chain management have focused on the themes of innovation and evolution. The function, conventional wisdom suggests, is changing quickly and gaining a new, more prominent position within organizations. You wouldn’t know it to look at job listings. Conduct a quick search and you’ll find that the same skills that powered procurement through years of tactical obscurity are still (apparently) in high demand.
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