Does passion for your area of expertise drive you to stay on the leading edge of what’s hot? Are you motivated to talk to clients to uncover their biggest business challenges? Do you enjoy presenting new research results to live audiences?
APQC is seeking an intellectually curious and experienced principal research lead to engage APQC members in ground-breaking research yielding valuable, relevant content. As the thought leader in Supply Chain Management, the principal research lead combines primary and secondary research skills with solid writing, presentation, and client interaction skills to develop research topics. The principal research lead shapes and scopes the research agenda and then disseminates the results as broadly as possible.Continue reading
The Holidays are a great time for informational interviews. Here is the challenging part: you have to ask for them.
If you meet someone at a party or event, don’t be afraid to ask. “Your career (or company) sounds very interesting. Do you have time this week to grab a cup of coffee and tell me more about what you do?”
Have you ever wanted to study abroad but also wanted to do an internship? Then the IES Internships Abroad program may be perfect for you. I was recently invited to visit their London location and see first-hand the operation and meet students participating in the program.
This week, I am doing a breakfast dining tutorial for a group of college students and professionals, so this might be a good opportunity to talk about the etiquette of breaking bread at a breakfast meeting.Continue reading