Browsing All posts tagged under »Charles Dominick«

Procurement Insights Exclusive: NLPA, From Humble Beginnings To The World’s Largest Purchasing Association

July 10, 2017

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“Our logo, with its forward thinking modern feel is represented by the abstract graphic mark of a globe, coupled with small dots, connecting the world with the profession of Procurement & Supply Chain Management.” – Excerpt Sunday, July 9th, 2017 letter to stakeholders As I read the advance copy of the above letter that Vivek Shally, President of Next Level […]

Charles Dominick’s NLPA Now Part Of Certitrek????

June 8, 2017

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In this hyper-connected world of ours, it is hard for anyone to sneeze without everyone saying God bless you. Here I am sitting at my desk when I received the following message via Skype at 10:23 PM. “Hey, Jon – sorry for the late message. Did you know that the Next Level Purchasing Association was […]

Finding Evidence That Shows Candidates’ Seriousness About Procurement

August 21, 2016

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Special thanks to Charles Dominick, SPSM3 of the Next Level Purchasing Association for this guest post. In the my previous post, I talked about ways to structure a job description to help find a rock star of a procurement employee by focusing on the qualifications you need and the qualifications you want.  However, let me caution you […]

Separating Requirements From Preferences In Procurement Job Descriptions

July 26, 2016

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Special thanks to Charles Dominick, SPSM3 of the Next Level Purchasing Association for this guest post. Improving procurement capability can be accomplished in a variety of ways.  I prefer to focus on the people side of procurement capability. Believe it or not, there is a single document at the foundation of the people side of procurement capability […]

What’s in a name (or title)? by Jon Hansen

March 17, 2015

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Great post Charles.  Just to be clear, that quote actually came out of  a CPO Agenda Roundtable discussion in which senior execs from major global corporations assessed the role of the buyer/purchaser/procurement person. Similar to the difference between the term purchasing and procurement – which I believe is largely semantics, the big issue is how […]

The Answer Alex: Busch, Handfield, Vitasek, Cummins and Barner by Jon Hansen

March 2, 2015

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Dear Jon I like reading your blog, “The Face of Procurement’s Generation Next” as it very much resonates with me.  I am an independent consultant, who is supporting a global organisation to define the Procurement Capabilities of the future.  I would like to speak with some leading edge professionals in Procurement & Supply and wondered […]

A Valuable Skill That Is In Short Supply in the Procurement World by Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2

June 3, 2013

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Editor’s Note:  Charles is founder, president and chief procurement officer of Next Level Purchasing, which offers the SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Management) family of certifications. Be sure to check out Charles’ Purchasing Certification Blog. My organization provides online training, onsite seminars, webinars, articles, and the like to procurement professionals from companies in virtually every […]