MRA IN THE NEWS

MRA participates in GWPP Career Management Workshop

Our Managing Partner, Naseem Malik, had the good fortune of participating in a career management workshop hosted by Global Women Procurement Professionals earlier this month.  It was an excellent forum with a myriad of views coming from the practitioner side along with expertise provided on enhancing your brand and sharpening your skills to stay competitive…
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MRA Co-Hosts CPO Roundtable

Last month MRA Global, along with Kepler Consulting, hosted a private CPO Roundtable session with 4 Procurement leaders from varied backgrounds – discrete manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, banking and CPG/retail background. Enlightening discussion which focused on the following four topics of interest to the CPO’s: People, Supply, Demand, and Cash.
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ISM Salary Survey 2020 Features Input by MRA

Institute for Supply Management‘s 2020 Salary Survey is out and contains some great data and insight on how this talent driven market will continue to evolve for the supply management function. MRA’s Naseem Malik provides compensation input on market and practitioner dynamics.
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MRA contributes to Spend Matters

MRA’s Nick Lazzara was tapped to write an article for Spend Matters, an industry-leading procurement website. The article focused on trends in procurement talent during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what skillsets procurement employers will focus on moving forward.
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MRA contributes to recent Inside Supply Management article

MRA’s Naseem Malik shares some insight on how the Procurement function is leveraging their skills and experience to climb the ranks of corporate America in this piece from the latest edition of Inside Supply Management, an Institute for Supply Management publication.
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Naseem Malik attends 2018 ISM-CLC

2018 ISM Conference Leadership Committee (CLC) Fall meeting was hosted by MRA Global Sourcing at their Schaumburg, IL offices.  The team of Procurement leaders and ISM staff got together to finalize the upcoming meeting tracks and presentation descriptions for the upcoming Annual ISM Conference that was hosted in Houston in April 2019.
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MRA Global Contributes to an Outstanding ISM2018

MRA Global Sourcing recently attended yet another successful ISM Annual Conference last week in Nashville, TN!  The four-day conference had a remarkable turnout of Procurement professionals who gained meaningful industry insights from the impressive keynote speakers, presentations and panel discussions. As a member of the ISM2018 Conference Leadership Committee, Naseem Malik, Managing Partner at MRA,…
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MRA’S OWN NICK LAZZARA CONTRIBUTES TO SOURCE ONE’S RECENT ISM2018 PODCAST!

In this edition of Source One’s ISM2018 Insights podcast series, Nick Lazzara shares observations on how, in this candidate-driven market, companies can attract procurement A-players by distinguishing themselves through effective branding, maintaining consistent vision and providing growth opportunities and become an employer of choice. Click here to listen to the podcast!
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MRA Global Contributes to Spend Matters: 3 Big Changes Driving Procurement Hiring Trends in 2018

MRA Global’s own Nick Lazzara and Naseem Malik recently co-wrote an article for Spend Matters, a leading Supply Management publication. They give insight on how trends related to technology, visa policies and salary increases are affecting procurement hiring in 2018.  To read the full article, click here!
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MRA to Present at ISM 2018 Annual Conference in Nashville, TN

Nick Lazzara, Practice Lead at MRA Global Sourcing, will present at the 2018 Institute for Supply Management Annual Conference in Nashville, TN, taking place from May 6-9!  Over the course of three days ISM2018 will offer 7 different education tracks and 80+ sessions, led by renowned speakers and innovators within the function, to 2500+ supply management professionals from around…
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