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How to Win Like a Negotiations Ninja

When you think of the word “ninja,” what comes to mind? Black outfits? Nunchucks? Turtles? What about sourcing and procurement?  Not all sourcing professionals may be martial arts masters, but Sourcing’s daily work of negotiating with suppliers and stakeholders requires just as much precision and dedication. That’s why we hit the road last week with… read more

Crowdsourcing Success with Sourcing Leaders Across the U.S.

The Beatles got it right: we get by with a little help from our friends. Luckily, at Sourcing Leaders, we have a huge network of friends. In the past two weeks, we’ve met up with sourcing professionals across the country, in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York, to discuss our struggles and successes. Our goal… read more

4 Ways to Attract Talent

4 Ways to Be a Magnet for Top-Performing Sourcing Talent

When it seems like every company is using the latest technology to find new talent, touting never-ending perks, and aggressively poaching up-and-comers, how do you set your company and your procurement team apart? How do you attract, retain, and develop a stellar procurement team that will give you a competitive advantage? Don’t worry, this isn’t… read more