VMS, HR and ERP: Strategic Integration and Educating Users — NEW Webinar Announcement

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Now more than ever the vendor management system (VMS) cannot act as an isolated entity. It must interface with ERP and financial systems, procurement suites, HR systems, best-of-breed procurement tools and talent marketplaces, as well as work intermediation platforms. Seem complicated? It doesn't have to be. Join Spend Matters, SAP Fieldglass and a special guest on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. CDT, for Strategic VMS Integration: ERP, Procurement Systems, HR Systems and Beyond.

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5 Attributes Companies Need to Attract Top Procurement Talent

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When it comes to attracting top talent, there’s a lot of conflicting information about what matters most — especially around generations just entering the workforce. Beanbag chairs and corporate swag may seem like easy ways to attract prospects, but at the end of the day, employees are looking for more than just cool stuff when shopping for a job. That was the overwhelming consensus of the recently released 2016 Universum Talent Survey, which polled more than 70,000 undergraduate students on topics such as salary expectations, career trends and what they look for in an ideal organization. As procurement leaders consider implementing targeted hiring strategies in order to develop their talent landscapes, they should consider harnessing and promoting these five organizational attributes that more than scratch the surface.

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