Articles

  • Are You Willing to Fail Faster?

    Originally Published in Materials Management & Distribution Magazine Thomas J. Watson, Sr. headed IBM from 1914 to 1956 as the Chairman and CEO. Under his leadership the company became an international force in business. By any measure he was a hugely successful innovator and leader of people. Few entrepreneurs have more interesting and thought-provoking quotes […]

  • How To Hire Top Quality Candidates: Emerging Trends

    This article is republished with the permission of the author. How To Hire Top Quality Candidates: Emerging Trends By : Julia Kuzeljevich, 2014-10-16 Originally published on: http://www.canadianshipper.com/news/how-to-hire-top-quality-candidates-some-emerging-trends/1003302918/?&er=NA MISSISSAUGA, Ont.–What are the emerging trends in hiring top quality transportation management talent? Ross Reimer, President, Reimer Associates, Inc. devoted an entire session to these during Wednesday’s 2014 Surface Transportation […]

  • Sometimes the Truth Hurts

    Originally Published in Materials Management & Distribution Magazine Being in the recruitment business for many years, I’ve met with thousands of people who are seeking new employment opportunities. For some, they find a new position in a short period of time. For others, the search can be more time consuming. Hardly a week goes by […]

  • There’s Nothing Like Being Plugged In

    Originally Published in Materials Management & Distribution Magazine The other day, I was having lunch with a longtime friend and client. He’s one of three people I contacted for his opinion when I was considering entering the recruitment business. He encouraged me to jump in and asked me to help him find a senior manager […]

  • Taking Care of Your Best People

    Originally Published in Materials Management & Distribution Magazine In my work as a recruiter, I have the unique opportunity to work with dozens of companies in transportation and supply chain. Each has its own distinct culture and many have characteristics that are exceptional. Without question, the most significant driver of success in top-performing companies is […]

  • Russell Wilson: “Why Not Us” – Reflections on the SuperBowl

    Originally Published in Materials Management & Distribution Magazine Recently many of us watched the Super Bowl. It had several interesting storylines and perhaps the most compelling was future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning going up against the young sensation Russell Wilson. We all know how the game turned out, with Russell Wilson leading the […]

  • What the Ice Storm Taught Me About Networks

    Originally Published in Materials Management & Distribution Magazine I trust you enjoyed a relaxing Christmas and New Year’s break and are looking forward to a healthy and productive year in 2014. Personally, my family and I experienced quite a different Christmas as we lost power to our home for six days because of the ice storm […]

  • Lifelong Learning… One of the Keys to Success

    Originally Published in Materials Management & Distribution Magazine The other day I received an interesting call from my Dad, who is 85 years old. He told me he and my Mom had been talking and they decided it’s time to get their first computer. He asked for my advice on what to buy and where […]