Inspire

As we enter a new year we often think about our aspirations and goals for the year ahead, with a particular focus on our career. And with procurement becoming more central to the success of an organisation, it’s no wonder it’s becoming an ever-more sought-after career.

Over the next few weeks, we’re giving you lots of tips and advice to develop your personal brand and create a career plan; helping you to reach your full potential in 2022. Looking for your next job role? Don’t forget to check out some career advice from Hays on how to better your CV and to write a winning cover letter to land your next role.

Whether you’re looking to move into the procurement and supply profession, or want to climb the ranks within it, we’ve got the tools to help inspire you.

This Week's Featured Resources

Career Development

Career Development

Explore how to develop your career in an ever growing and central profession.

Soft Skills

Soft Skills

Soft Skills are highly sought after skills for modern professionals. Discover the top soft skills needed for procurement.

MCIPS

MCIPS

As a full member of CIPS (MCIPS) you will have achieved an internationally recognised award which represents the global standard within the profession

Supply Management Magazine

In this edition:

  • "Ensure That Collaboration is at the Heart of Whatever You do" (Malcolm Harrison, CIPS Group CEO)
  • "Modern-Day Supply Chain Shocks and Their Impacts"
  • "How do You Prepare for a Crisis You Can't Predict" (Steven Tosh, Director of Global Risk Alliance Ltd.)
  • "A Six-Step Strategy to Stay Ahead of the Next Crisis"
  • "Make Resilliance Part of Your Business Plan" (Rachael Elliott, Head of Thought Leadership at BCI)
  • Case Study: Damco
  • "A Step-By-Step Guide to Business Continuity"

"We can rarely predict a crisis... but we can spread risk through multi-source supply chains" - Malcolm Harrison, CIPS Group CEO 

Featured Webinars & Podcasts

CIPS Young Talent winner

CIPS Young Talent winner

Listen to Cael Sendell-Price who was our Young Talent Winner at the CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards 2020.

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Your career development plan

Your career development plan

Watch our video on how to hone your career development plan and why it's needed.

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develop your personal brand

develop your personal brand

In this video, we show you how to develop your personal brand and be equipped for career success.

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What leaders want

What leaders want

Want to know what leaders want? Watch our video to learn more.

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Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Stay current as the world changes. Explore our events page to book one of our upcoming webinars

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Webinars on Demand

Webinars on Demand

Discover our relevant webinars to help you manage your supply chain in this time of change

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Support and Knowledge

CIPS/Hays Salary Guide

CIPS/Hays Salary Guide

The CIPS/Hays Procurement Salary Guide now in its 7th year is an independent global survey of over 6,500 professionals.

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Career Development

Career Development

Explore how to develop your career in an ever growing and central profession.

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Procurement Leaders

Procurement Leaders

Discover the qualities behind a good procurement leader and the soft skills needed.

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Influencing Skills

Influencing Skills

Read more about influencing skills and what makes good negotiation.

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Communication and Soft Skills

Communication and Soft Skills

Soft Skills are highly sought after skills for modern professionals. Discover the top soft skills needed for procurement.

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MCIPS

MCIPS

As a full member of CIPS (MCIPS) you will have achieved an internationally recognised award which represents the global standard within the profession

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CIPS Global Standard

CIPS Global Standard

Our Global Standard for Procurement and Supply sets out what excellence should look like in practice, at all level, anywhere in the world.

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Hays Careers Advice

Hays Careers Advice

Hays has a wealth of experience to support you every step of the way through your career.

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CIPS Content Partners (Links to Partner Websites)

Sustainable Procurement

Sustainable Procurement

How leading companies can and should support mid-sized firms to deliver the latest wave of change

Change the Game

Change the Game

In recent years game theory has become an ever more popular tool for companies to analyse interaction between decision makers in complex situations.

Supply Chain Data

Supply Chain Data

In this challenging climate, continuous monitoring of supply chain data can be an indispensable tool to guard against supply disruptions

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