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Procurement Insights Exclusive: NLPA’s new logo and global reach

July 10, 2017

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“Next Level Purchasing Association (NLPA) is the world’s largest membership association for purchasing professional having over 280,000 members in over 100 countries. NLPA is now a part of the CertiTrek Group portfolio of certifications. CertiTrek raises the bar to set new standards for a certification company.” – Excerpt Sunday, July 9th, 2017 letter to stakeholders […]

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 […]

Are Nonprofit Procurement Industry Associations Only Profitable For Their CEOs? By Jon Hansen

May 8, 2015

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Based on a 2013 study by Charity Navigator, and taking into account the regional differences relating to cost of living, the average (CEO) salary is $148,250 . . .  In the spirit of fairness, I also wanted to see if there was any difference between the above referenced overall average, and the nonprofit category relating to the […]

“When It Comes To The NIGP, Just Follow The Money Mr. Hansen . . . Follow The Money” by Jon Hansen

April 30, 2015

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This morning by way of e-mail, I received from the NIGP’s Executive Director – Finance & Administration Tina Borger, electronic copies of the not-for-profit’s 990 documents for their fiscal years FY13, FY12, and FY11. I have to admit that I did not open them right away. My reason for the delay was quite simple.  I knew that once […]

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 […]