Sales & Supply Chain Blog

Help! How Do I Ask For A Pay Rise?

There comes a point during your career when you need to have that awkward conversation with your boss, bills are increasing as is your workload, and you feel your salary now needs to reflect these changes. You’ve been at the company for an extended period of time, you work hard to make sure that you fulfil what is expected of you day in and out, and hope that this has been recognised by your employers and your question won’t be a surprise.

Naturally we all hope the pay rise comes before we ask, but if it hasn’t and you need to have that chat then this blog by the BBC could help you go into that conversation prepared, with all the weapons in your arsenal to ensure you don’t come out wishing you had done more.

Inside Sales or Outside Sales

Very interesting blog here from Hubspot highlighting the differences and benefits between inside & outside sales (field sales). It is often argued that one method has an advantage over the other, but that is dependant upon what the practical deployment of each strategy is, and to what end you want your sales team to function and achieve.

Human resources and Supply chain working conditions

Recent scandals over the years relating to human rights infringements in the supply chain for a number of brands have led to a renewed interest from the public.

The progress has been getting longer and more complicated as some chains span the globe. While most HR professional will be aware of the issue, others do not have access to round the clock employment law advice. HR teams are now trying to explore exactly what role they should play to ensure all workers rights (and human rights as a whole) are being met.