Leading Practices in SCM Talent Acquisition

A strong talent management program begins with a high quality acquisition process. When acquiring talent, the goal is to strategically match the supply of available SCM professionals outside the organization with the demands of available SCM positions. Based on a wide array of expert interviews, website reviews, and an in-depth survey, this publication has presented valuable insights regarding essential SCM skills, recruiting practices, and hiring methods. Summarized below are the best practices for each component of the talent acquisition process.

Skills Development

Understand the essential skills required by your organization. As SCM becomes a strategic function, the need for stronger general management ...

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