Careers and skills

This topic contains articles on career and skills development, jobs, salaries, training, as well as advice and tips on recruitment and retention, management and leadership.

The subconscious – or ‘chimp’ brain, a kind of autopilot – is responsible for 80% of the brain’s work ©Getty Images
The neuroscience of procurement
Talent was a key topic at the CPO round table on the digital future of the profession ©Peter Spinney
How to future-proof your procurement team
“Which other organisation has a local authority, police, culture, public realm, ports …and Tower Bridge in its remit?”
This is who I am: Chris Bell, City of London
Neuroscience: five ways to brain peak performance
SM asked CIPS Australasia Young Talent award winner Ashleigh Turner her top tips for procurement professionals
How to get ahead by a CIPS Young Talent winner
Procurement gender pay gap at senior levels 'exceptionally worrying'
Future CPOs may have no procurement background
Lower career aspirations are accumulated through formative years ©Image Source/Getty Images
Keep challenging the social norms
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This is who I am: Lorraine Copes
Helping others to help themselves: Solar Sahelis in India promote the use of renewable power
Member focus: sustainability and ethics in action
What ethics has taught me about procurement practices
"The future of procurement is technology, innovation and sustainability. We will need to push the envelope to build new initiatives," says Sia John. ©PerthPhotography.com
Best advice? Ask questions, says Sia John
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