• How Hong Kong is back in business

    about 1 month ago

    ​"Those who weather the storm will be the first to see the sunshine," says Jamie Thorpe, Head of Phaidon International, Hong Kong. With a zero-covid policy in Hong Kong, we spoke to Jamie Thorpe to understand why he thinks Hong Kong is still a place full of opportunities.​Q: From a talent point of view, based on the clients that Phaidon International works with in Hong Kong,...

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  • Larson Maddox, Regulatory & Legal talent partner expands into APAC

    about 2 months ago

    ​Under Phaidon International group, alongside DSJ Global, Regulatory and Legal talent partner Larson Maddox has now expanded its services across the Asia Pacific region, by setting up dedicated teams in Hong Kong and Singapore. The expansion in the Asia Pacific region will enable Larson Maddox to support the growing hiring demands in the regulatory and legal sector. “We are ...

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  • Industry 4.0: Technologies, Transformations, Tools, and Talent

    about 2 months ago

    ​Industry 4.0 is here, but will the path to digital transformation be a disruptive force for Supply Chain talent?  The Fourth Industrial Revolution, also commonly referred to as Industry 4.0, is upon us. Amidst this era of breakthrough technologies, which encompasses the internet of things (IoT), big data, analytics, augmented reality, among others, many business leaders an...

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  • The Case for Sustainable Business Practice

    3 months ago

    Sustainable supply chain talent is key to a brighter future The world relies on supply chains, but these integrated networks are vulnerable and can be a disruptive force for climate risk. How can supply chain verticals and enterprises be a catalyst for meaningful change by embracing sustainability? The answer could lie in getting the right people in place to collectively tac...

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  • Resignation Best Practice Guide

    3 months ago

    ​Resignations can be daunting and tricky even if it isn’t your first time doing so. In the year of 2020, Asian Pacific countries such as Singapore saw a steep decline in resignation rates across industries largely influenced by the global pandemic and unsure-ness of job security.However, in this year’s Global Job Confidence Index - over 70% of APAC supply chain and procureme...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    4 months ago

    If you are applying for a competitive executive role, it is likely you will be asked to complete a video interview early in the candidate process. Video interviews have grown in popularity because they are faster to set-up, easier to schedule around several busy calendars and cost less for both the employer and the candidate. They are the best way to quickly narrow down a wi...

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  • How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

    4 months ago

    ​​There is overwhelming evidence that companies with diverse workforces perform better on every possible metric, with diversity positively impacting every level of a business, from the cleaning staff to the board of directors.Asian professionals say a workplace that respects diverse opinion is key to retaining talent. Bringing in as many perspectives, working styles and expe...

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  • Interested in Taking Your Career to New Heights?

    4 months ago

    ​Embracing change, whether professionally or personally, can be a headache. However, whilst some change might be an uphill battle for individuals, it can also be an enabler of professional development and enhance a growth mindset.  In your professional life, are you longing for a change in direction? Maybe you stayed put at the same business for a decade, but now is the righ...

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  • How to Get the Pay Raise You Deserve

    5 months ago

    Salaries and pay are not often the preferred subject of discussion, but are you missing out on a hard-earned raise? Time to break the taboo and secure the pay rise you deserve. Start by asking.Know your worthBe prepared. Don't let impostor syndrome get the better of you and undervalue yourself. Likewise, don't expect your line manager to have a new salary already calculated ...

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  • Year of the Tiger - what's in store for you in 2022?

    5 months ago

    ​​As the year of the Tiger draws near, discover what 2022 has in store for your career!The Chinese zodiac, or 生肖(/sheng-xiao/ ‘born resembling'), is represented by 12 zodiac animals. In Chinese culture, it is believed that your relationships, health, well-being and career fortunes are closely tied to the year of your birth. Take this opportunity to find out what you can expe...

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  • Learning during Lockdown

    6 months ago

    As the global health crisis brings us more challenges to face, ​many are becoming more and more comfortable staying at home for more extended periods of time. With the days blending seamlessly into the next, how have individuals made productive use of this time during local lockdowns and periods of self-isolation?Some have utilised this new-found time to prioritise self-care...

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  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    6 months ago

    ​Roles within the Procurement and Supply Chain sector can be demanding, and when you receive a job offer after an application and interview process, it pays to evaluate the offer against your own needs before accepting the position.  Consider whether you can see yourself covering the day-to-day responsibilities within the role in the long term, and whether you view the role ...

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  • Reimagine the Future Through Talent

    9 months ago

    ​With a rapidly evolving business climate on the horizon, how can firms be agile, innovative, and sharpen their operational capabilities to remain at the competitive edge of Supply Chains? It begins by reimagining the future through talent. By placing talent at the intersection of business decisions and growth strategies, End-to-End Supply Chain players can better prepare ...

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  • Experts Discuss Proven Strategies for Companies to Future-Proof Supply Chains

    10 months ago

    ​Key TakeawaysEarlier this summer, DSJ Global hosted a Virtual Panel Discussion that covered the topic “Looking Forward, How Companies are Future-Proofing the Supply Chain.” We invited supply chain professionals to hear insights from industry experts on solutions to help combat disruptions in the industry. Moderated by Axis Rutledge, the panel discussed key strategies taken...

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  • Global Job Confidence Index Report 2021

    10 months ago

    ​The annual Global Job Confidence Index 2021 offers insights into the minds of the supply chain and procurement talent market. Download a copy now.

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  • The Asia Recruitment Market Landscape Review

    11 months ago

    ​Following the seismic disruptions of the past 18 months, the Supply Chain and Procurement industry has been provided with an unprecedented opportunity. As many countries across the Asia Pacific are released from the clutches of the global pandemic, businesses can look to strengthen their supply chains and examine operational capacity in order to recalibrate their hiring act...

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  • Employee Job Confidence: Is the Grass Greener?

    11 months ago

    As we look ahead to global recovery and relaunch, the world health crisis continues to cast a shadow on many countries and plague economic activity. The Supply Chain sector is a crucial pillar, propagating a wave of economic growth and interconnecting systematic cross-border ecosystems. To continue innovating and fuelling economic activity post-pandemic, encouraging tra...

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  • Virtual Recruitment Landscape

    12 months ago

    ​The historical events of the past year made most firms pivot and re-evaluate their talent acquisition processes. Despite the resetting of traditional workplace rules, on the back of many businesses continuing to limit travel and in-person collaboration, what can be said for the virtual recruitment landscape then?  At DSJ Global, a subsidiary brand of the Phaidon Internation...

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  • Navigating the Talent Challenge Post-Pandemic

    about 1 year ago

    ​​​The legacy of the global pandemic and the future of work is yet to be determined. As firms carve out a path forward, there are signs that the flexible working paradigm may be the solution to the impeding talent challenge, namely the battle of acquisition and retention.The special Forbes feature, in partnership with our parent company Phaidon International, raises prominen...

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  • A Mentally Healthy Mind, Body and Soul - 5 Things To Do

    about 1 year ago

    Population-based studies on suicide in Asia reveal that 68-97% had diagnosable psychiatric disorders. Only 35-40% of suicides in India and China received the diagnosis of depression. In light of the anxiety and stress caused by the global health crisis and its fallout, it’s no wonder that many have felt the weight of the past twelve months on their shoulders. Social isolatio...

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