All Careers Advice

  • How would you define a good business relationship? One of the biggest challenges we face as professional recruiters is discerning who we should work with and why.
  • MI5, MI6, and GCHQ work collaboratively to protect the UK from threats to national security. These threats are constantly evolving, and preventing attacks has become one of the government’s top priorities. Operating within an established legal framework, they gather, interpret and respond to intelligence to help keep the nation safe.

  • What are the 5 top interview mistakes? Richard Allen, CPO at Australian telecoms, Telstra, gives SM his five top tips on jobs in procurement and supply.

  • Saffa Ayub, director of Bramwith Consulting, on how to get on with your boss:

  • Procurement workers reveal career priorities - REED
  • Professional CV Writing Toolkit for Supply Management Professionals
  • If so, there is a great chance that much of the time you’ve spent including lots of detail has simply been wasted.

  • Dorothea Stuart, a member of Toastmasters International, on how to give a speech or presentation.

  • Finding a job isn't easy. This guide is to help you organise your job hunt and includes some often forgotten tips which we hope will help you get that next job.
  • We have put together some key tips to take note of when writing your covering letter.
  • Carol Britton, BNY Mellon’s chief procurement and real estate officer leads all of BNY Mellon’s global procurement and corporate real estate activities.

  • Top tips to help you start your search for a new job - career advice from Supply Management Jobs
  • Psychometric tests are responsible for a great number of applicants being rejected from a job offer.
  • Find out your worth! Use our salary checker tool below to find out the average salary that a person is earning for that given job. Just simply complete at least two criteria from the lists below to calculate the average salary.
  • Securing an interview is both a huge accomplishment and a nerve-wracking situation. While it is completely normal to feel nervous, it is essential that you are as prepared as possible. Preparation will see that you are as comfortable and confident as possible during an interview, which contri...
  • The marketplace for procurement and supply chain jobs remains tough and competitive. A CV that shouts your achievements and skills is therefore absolutely essential. Most employers will spend less than 30 seconds reading your CV. So it has got to have immediate impact.
  • The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

  • Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.