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The Face of Procurement’s Generation Next by Jon Hansen

January 23, 2015

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I often talk about the old days of procurement when, speaking with an audience, I would ask the question; “how many of you chose purchasing as a career?” If one or two hands were raised, it was considered a big number.  It seemed that the majority of “purchasing” people fell into the job (back then […]

According to most purchasing professinals, the job chose them rather than they choosing the job

June 11, 2012

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Having had the opportunity to travel the globe and speak in front of audiences of all sizes, one of the most interesting points of commonality was the the response I would receive whenever I asked the question “how many of you in the audience fell into purchasing as opposed to consciously choosing it as a […]

What do George Bailey and you have in common . . .

May 17, 2012

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NOTE: The following article was original posted on May 16th in the Remarkable Leaders Blog under the heading “Life is no longer sweet in the executive suite and its impact on your career (Part 2 of 2).” Nido Qubein, who wrote my introduction to Customize Your Career, SAID: “If you want to have success and […]

Career Exchange Post Notification

July 8, 2008

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  The following position has been posted on the Procurement Insights Career Exchange Page (http://www.procureinsights.wordpress.com/procurement-insights-career-exchange/).   If you have a position that you would like to list, or would like to indicate your availability to pursue a position with another organization, please send your information in confidence to jwhansen@sympatico.ca.   Vice President, Strategic Sourcing Post […]