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APICS Career Coach Webinar: How to Evaluate and Negotiate a Job Offer

by Rodney Apple on Dec 12 2014 with 0 comments
Our leader, Rodney Apple, who also serves as the APICS Career Coach, will be presenting another webinar for APICS members on Wednesday, December 17th from 1pm – 2pm CST. His newest white paper and webinar are titled "How to Evaluate and Negotiate a Job Offer" and will teach job seekers how employers calculate job offers and provide advice to help candidates improve their offer evaluation and...
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Rodney Apple to Serve as Career Coach for APICS, Kicks Off First Webinar on May 21st

by Rodney Apple on May 15 2014 with 0 comments
I am very excited to be serving as the new Career Coach for APICS – the American Production and Inventory Control Society. For those not familiar with APICS, it is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. In this role,...
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How to Write Job Descriptions That Attract Top Supply Chain Talent

by Rodney Apple on Mar 18 2014 with 0 comments
The competition for top supply chain talent is fierce these days. Unfortunately, a lot of companies treat their job descriptions as a “necessary evil” instead of a “strategic marketing tool”. These companies have yet to learn that there’s a strong association between a company’s job postings and its brand image. In other words, posting bad job descriptions can have a negative impact on a company’s...
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Supply Chain Job Search

Top 6 Supply Chain Job Search Tips

by Rodney Apple on Apr 30 2013 with 10 comments
As a veteran Supply Chain Recruiter, I am often asked by job seekers for my advice on how to develop and execute an effective supply chain job search strategy. Before I respond with my suggestions, I always ask the job seeker “what does your job search strategy look like now?” You would be surprised at the types of answers I have received. I’ve had job seekers tell me “my resume is on Monster and I'm...
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Now Could be the Best Time to Launch a Supply Chain Job Search

by Rodney Apple on Dec 6 2012 with 1 comments
Are you thinking about making a career move in 2013? I have been noticing a big spike lately with candidates reaching out to inquire about supply chain job opportunities, inviting me to connect on LinkedIn and other social media sites, seeking assistance with optimizing their resumes, etc. Likewise, many of my clients have stated that they're planning to add to their payrolls in 2013. From my vantage point...
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Top 5 Tips For Optimizing a Supply Chain Resume

by Rodney Apple on Mar 28 2012 with 15 comments
I've reviewed thousands of supply chain resumes over the course of my 20-year career in staffing, having worked as a Corporate Supply Chain Recruiter for clients such as The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, Cummins, Kimberly-Clark and others.  I’d like to fill you in on a few must-have elements that you’ll want to incorporate into your supply chain resume in efforts to...
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