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July 21, 2017

Naseem Malik Featured in Supply Chain Management Review!

Naseem Malik, Managing Partner at MRA Global Sourcing, had an opportunity to contribute to the July issue of Supply Chain Management Review where he discussed how organizations can navigate this candidate-driven market and attract top talent. Click here to read the full article!


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June 30, 2017

The Live Negotiation Part 1: Should you run an auction?

In 2017, technology is King. Whether you’re part of an in-house procurement team, or utilizing the services of a third-party procurement provider, the use of online sourcing tools has rapidly increased in an effort to streamline the strategic sourcing process. Bigger firms who maintain an in-house team have begun developing their own sourcing tools or…


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May 29, 2017

Best Practices for New Hire Onboarding

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I was recently part of a team tasked with reviewing the onboarding process at my company. Our goal was to ensure that we were setting our new hires up for success from day one. Even though it had only been a few years since the process was first developed, our company had grown and evolved…


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February 22, 2017

Guiding Millennials in Your Workplace

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Ah  the term Millennial ; the stigma associated with generation is so palpable that you can sometimes feel it before you finish saying the word itself. We’re a hotly discussed demographic  even appearing within the agenda at the Institute for Supply Management’s Annual Conference, where one of my colleagues will be moderating a panel of millennials…


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January 25, 2017

Effective Timeline Management During a Sourcing Project

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One of the first steps in any sourcing engagement is to develop a timeline or project plan. Without a general understanding of the timing surrounding your project there is no starting point. However, what happens when that project plan changes during the course of your initiative and gets extended, potentially indefinitely? Not only have you…


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January 11, 2017

A Word of Advice to the Young Procurement Professional

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Supply Chain Management, specifically procurement, is becoming a popular career choice for many young professionals. Aside from the field having such a high demand, many people choose to get involved in the procurement side of Supply Chain Management because they enjoy data analytics, the thrill of negotiating, engaging clients and suppliers, and for many, they…


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December 21, 2016

Happy New [Employee] Year! Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2017

If we’ve learned anything from the 2016 political climate, it’s that we cannot always count on predictions to accurately foretell the future. Still it would be foolhardy to ignore the collection of trends that is shaping the modern workplace. Indeed, the steady transformation of the contemporary workplace is perhaps one of the few things we…


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October 26, 2016

Salary Negotiation

A few years ago, a friend of mine decided to quit her job. She had a few other options and avenues she wanted to pursue, and so she met with her boss. She explained that she had decided to leave the company and her boss asked what it would take to keep her. Surprised by…


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August 26, 2016

MRA Global and Spend Matters Address how to Prep for a Procurement Job Interview

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MRA Global is uniquely positioned to share both candidate and client perspectives as they pertain to Procurement job interviews. SpendMatters asked MRA Global what questions Procurement professionals should be preparing for and what their responses may reveal about their skills and culture-fit. To read the full article, click here.


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