• Reimagine the Future Through Talent

    14 days ago by Katrina Chui

    ​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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  • The Asia Recruitment Market Landscape Review

    2 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​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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  • Virtual Recruitment Landscape

    4 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​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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  • How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

    5 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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  • Navigating the Talent Challenge Post-Pandemic

    5 months 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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  • Performance Over Presence

    6 months ago by Katrina Chui

    ​Change may well be on the horizon and is accelerating exponentially. At the beginning of 2020, many supply chain companies were firmly thrust into a remote working trajectory, a watershed year for digital transformation within the workplace. For the past year, the high-speed mass adoption of flexible working required employers to redefine and re-examine the workplace. If fl...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    9 months ago

    ​While we all cannot wait for a brand new start, it can be tricky to put the challenges of 2020 behind us. To learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year, we’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflections.

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  • Global Supply Chains: Recovering from 2020

    10 months ago by

    ​COVID-19 has not only disrupted but also challenged global supply chains in unprecedented ways. Multinational organisations have spent decades producing complex global supply chains and networks to maximise efficiency and to minimise cost, while being blind to the impact serious shocks like COVID-19 can have on the entire value chain.McKinsey & Company researchers repo...

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  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    12 months ago by

    Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard-to-fill role.There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent:Deep ...

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  • REOPEN Strategy for Businesses

    about 1 year ago by Katrina Chui

    "Are you working from home or back to the office?" The most common line we have all used to kick start on the conversation. However, slowly, we started to see more and more company has reopened. The conversation starter now changed to: "Welcome back, was the reopen smooth?".No doubt, this is the longest duration of the majority of companies have had a remote workforce. First...

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  • The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    about 1 year ago by

    While the global pandemic will inevitably result in long term transformations to the form and function of the workplace, the short term will mostly be characterized by iterative solutions intended to buy time and weather immediate concerns.It is uncertain when or if a vaccine for COVID-19 will be discovered, and radical reorganization of the workplace could prove an unnecess...

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  • Diversity & Inclusion: Working From Home is the Key to Diversity

    over 1 year ago by

    ​No doubt, pandemic forced the global workforce to try on working from home arrangement. Certainly, this could be a very new experience for many companies and individuals. With such experience, 82% of end-to-end supply chain workforce reports wanting to embrace the working from home model according to a recent poll by our parent company, Phaidon International. While workforc...

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  • Alert: Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    over 1 year ago by

    ​Talent matters as much or even more than people think. How to avoid a talent exodus post-pandemic?

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  • After Coronavirus: A Better Supply Chain Strategy

    over 1 year ago by

    Top five strategies to create a resilient supply chain that will protect your business from future disruption.

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    over 1 year ago by

    ​​​​​In the procurement and supply chain industry in Asia-Pacific, many hiring managers have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, many job post have been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up.In 2020, this is likely to look different. As many companies make drastic cuts to...

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  • How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

    over 1 year ago by Katrina Chui

    Hiring managers, you put a lot of time and effort into securing a business-critical hire for your procurement or supply chain team. Given the Covid-19 epidemic, end-to-end supply chain talent is more important than ever before to ensure people have access to critical supplies, resources and equipment.With now factories in China are back to operations. This is an essential ti...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

    over 1 year ago by

    ​During the Covid-19 epidemic, many of us in Hong Kong are grappling with a new reality. While some companies in the procurement & supply chain sector are slowing down their hiring process, this is an opportune moment to use technology to your advantage and get ahead of the competition to secure business-critical talent.  As a hiring manager, using video calling software...

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  • A Guide to Remote Working for the Supply Chain Sector

    over 1 year ago by Katrina Chui

    What Impact has Coronavirus had on the Hong Kong Supply Chain Sector?Health care systems and health organisations worldwide have been caught off guard by the outbreak of the Coronavirus, with businesses in Hong Kong no exception. The World Health Organisation (WHO), has officially declared the outbreak a global emergency and have provided a swift response in turn. Steps have...

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  • ​How to Attract Women to Supply Chain Roles in Asia 

    over 1 year ago by

    There is no one-size-fits-all solution to addressing gender diversity and workforce equality in Asia. While the region shares an upward economic trajectory, the pace of development varies significantly between countries. And so, too, does the advancement of women’s participation in the workforce. In developing countries, most of the workforce remains heavily dependent on agr...

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  • ​International Women's Day 2020: An interview with Andrew McNeilis

    over 1 year ago by Katrina Chui

    ​​​​As the managing director for a recruitment business across APAC and a parent of three boys and one girl, what does gender equality mean in Hong Kong for Andrew McNeilis? How do we get equal status between male and female in the job market?This year's International Women's Day's campaign is #EachforEqual. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and action...

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