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Skill Set & Diversity: Finding the Best Person for the Job

Efforts to hire for diversity can be challenging. You, the business leader, know you need a workforce diverse in age, skill sets and culture for your business to thrive. But what if hiring managers balk, as in the case of one high-profile tech company? How does a company get hiring managers comfortable with the idea of hiring outside their comfort zones? How far should business leaders go to encourage hiring managers to select a candidate who is not their first choice?

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The Expanding and Changing Requirements for Supply Chain Talent

A recent supply chain article dropped an alarming statistic. “A 2017 DHL survey notes that the talent shortage (with supply chain jobs outpacing supply by at least 6:1) is a result of changing skills requirements, an aging workforce, lack of talent development and a perception that supply chain jobs aren’t exciting.”

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