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  • Three Types of HR Technology Revolutionising Recruitment

    1 day ago

    Three Types of HR Technology Revolutionising RecruitmentRipples from the pandemic have changed the job market, perhaps permanently – leaving employers to find new HR tools to attract top talent. Fortunately, these technologies have undergone impressive improvements over time, helping companies to save time while identifying ideal candidates for onboarding.The range of HR tec...

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  • What new workforces are looking for in a post-pandemic environment

    17 days ago

    In a post-pandemic era beset with continuous technological disruption and the friction surrounding remote work, businesses must make smart decisions in order to attract, retain, and develop future workforces.It is therefore imperative to understand and adapt to common employee expectations, which are heavily influenced by the effects of the pandemic. More often than not, the...

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  • Procurement Trends in Consumer Packaged Goods

    about 1 month ago

    ​The past few years have seen a seismic shift in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. Supply chain issues, changes in consumer preferences, and shifts to digital points of sale have all accelerated emergent trends in the sector. The broader move towards direct-to-consumer (DTC) for most products means that at all levels, consumer packaged goods procurement must adapt ...

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  • Supply and Demand Planning for Consumer Packaged Goods Businesses

    about 1 month ago

    ​The COVID pandemic and its effects on all levels of consumer behaviour have been felt strongly across the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. CPG players need to respond by increasing their investment in strategic planning, to adapt to the digital transformation of the global market.Supply chain disruptions, raw material price spikes, transportation bottlenecks, rising shippi...

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  • E-Commerce Recruitment and the ‘War for Talent’ in Asia

    about 1 month ago

    ​As a rapidly growing industry, e-commerce is widely expected to gain market share as consumer preferences shift further towards online sales. The pandemic accelerated changes in consumer behaviour, to the point that established companies – as well as those just entering the market – face steep competition for talent recruitment and retention.This is especially true in Asia,...

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  • Overview of the Current Energy Crisis

    about 2 months ago

    ​Each time a thriving and stable post-pandemic economy appears on the horizon, new challenges seem to emerge, blocking or diverting the way to recovery. These have included social unrest, regional conflict, inflation, and extreme weather events accelerated by climate change, amongst a host of other barriers to economic development. Although some of these issues have moved to...

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  • Sustainability Efforts in the Energy and Chemical Industry Help Attract Younger Talent

    about 2 months ago

    ​With ever increasing environmental challenges to overcome in Asia Pacific, the region’s Energy and Chemical (E&C) industry increasingly seeks to improve its sustainability and transformation efforts. Yet the fruits of these efforts extend beyond environmental responsibility. Particularly in the area of chemical supply chain/procurement, this renewed focus on green ...

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  • Green Ammonia: A Crucial Commodity in Our Sustainable Future?

    3 months ago

    ​​Green ammonia – the derivative substance of green hydrogen – is quickly becoming a promising sustainable energy solution around the world. Trading company Trafigura predicts that green ammonia will become a tradeable commodity as soon as 2025. But what is green ammonia, and how should its future trading status be regarded by investors as well as the energy industry?​Puttin...

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  • Connexus-Global Hires New Managing Director Peter Fitzroy

    3 months ago

    ​Bangkok, Thailand, September 2022 – Connexus Global – a leading global value chain recruitment and executive search firm with offices in Bangkok, Singapore, and London – has hired Peter Fitzroy to be the new Managing Director of their Bangkok office. Fitzroy joins Connexus Global with nearly two decades of experience in recruitment. He began his recruitment career in the UK...

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  • Attracting and Retaining Top Talent in the Era of the Great Resignation

    4 months ago

    ​Cultural and economic changes caused by the pandemic have led to a high turnover rate within the business world – a phenomenon known as the ‘Great Resignation’. Despite mass vaccination and the general loosening of restrictions, this global employment trend shows no signs of slowing down this year. As a result, employers are now having difficulty attracting and retaining ta...

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  • Why Project Management is Crucial in Supply Chain Transformation

    7 months ago

    ​As post-pandemic economic recovery gets underway in earnest, it is expected that manufacturers, retailers, and other actors will soon undergo new optimisation and adaptation efforts to put an end to the disruptions currently plaguing their supply chains.Even prior to the pandemic, many companies had already begun the process of digitisation, decentralisation, and data colle...

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  • 3 Reasons Why Environmental Sustainability is Key to Your Business

    8 months ago

    ​An ongoing series of disruptions, from climatic to viral to technological to geopolitical, have made sustainability an essential issue across the business world. Yet even beyond reasons of self-interest, the reality of resource scarcity and environmental impact has long since reached mainstream consumer culture. Surveys show that a clear majority of people would stop buying...

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