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How to Make the Perfect Job Offer

Posted on November 2019

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The procurement and supply chain sector is facing a worrying talent shortage. The 2018 DHL report “The Supply Chain Talent Shortage: From Gap to Crisis,” had estimated that the demand for talented supply chain professionals exceeds the supply by six to one. As baby boomers leave the workforce, it is essential for companies to attract new generations through attractive benefits.  

When hiring in this competitive labour market, it is key for recruiting managers to act quickly when they have found the ideal candidate for the role. Making a job offer is usually the most rewarding part of the recruitment process but hiring managers may have to navigate through negotiations and counteroffers to secure the best talent.  

This resource runs through the best practices to follow when making a job offer, from the initial phone call and written offer through to successfully discussing counteroffers. Follow these steps to ensure your dream candidate gives you an enthusiastic ‘yes!’       


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