3 Ways to Make Your Procurement Department Really Stand Out

“Procurement’s true positioning in the enterprise is largely determined by the perceptions of stakeholders, not necessarily the enterprise’s structure,” says Sigi Osagie in Procurement Mojo®, his book on strengthening the function and raising its profile. “The more...

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Procurement PR Isn’t About Selling Snake Oil

Like it or not, perception can sometimes be more important than reality. That’s why successful consumer brands invest significant resources in creating positive perceptions of their brands. Purchasing folks can learn a lot from this to raise the profile of...

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The Hard Value of Soft Skills to Procurement

As I explain in Career Dreams to Career Success, “You can’t possibly be a half-decent professional without the right technical skills. But to be effective and thrive, you must have highly-developed soft skills.” This is a crucial point that many...

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