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Where Will Companies Find Their Future I.T. Expertise?

Where Will Companies Find Their Future I.T. Expertise?

We love to complain about the shortcomings of tech support. But how would we feel about a worldwide shortage of I.T. talent?[more]


The Gig Economy Is Here to Stay — But Can Workers Survive in It?

The Gig Economy Is Here to Stay — But Can Workers Survive in It?

What are we talking about, when we talk about the gig economy?[more]


As The Gig Economy Grows, So Does Its Downside

As the Gig Economy Grows, So Does Its Downside

Futurists extol the virtues of the gig economy - a world of contract workers who call their own hours and enjoy a degree of independence not available to full-timers. But there's a downside to that scenario as well.[more]


Solutions to Bridging the Supply-Chain Talent Gap

Solutions to Bridging the Supply-Chain Talent Gap

All the uncertainty surrounding global trade and the economy doesn't appear to have put a dent in the market for supply-chain talent.[more]


Teaching Schoolkids About the Supply Chain

Teaching Schoolkids About the Supply Chain

When she entered college 20 years ago, Cheryl Dalsin didn't have a clue as to what supply-chain management was all about. It's likely that she had never heard the term. Now, she's determined to make sure that today's students aren't similarly ignorant about a promising career opportunity.[more]


From the S.F. Roundtable, Another Peek Into the Future

From the S.F. Roundtable, Another Peek Into the Future

The future of supply-chain management doesn't rest within a crystal ball or psychic's parlor. It can be found each fall, at a dinner and panel hosted by the San Francisco Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.[more]


Bridging the Talent Gap in Supply-Chain Management

Bridging the Talent Gap in Supply-Chain Management

Despite gradual improvement since the summer of 2009 - the official end of the Great Recession - the U.S. unemployment rate remains unacceptably high. But don't tell that to companies in search of supply-chain talent.[more]