Reflecting on 2017


As the year draws to a close, I look back on a year with many highs, challenges and learnings, A but also a lot of growth and gratitude. There are few times in your career that, upon reflection, feel like ‘things just came together’ and dreams and goals were achieved. 

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The Perfect Talent Storm (Part 3)


The rapid change of business has inherently, and will continue to, change the skillset required to fulfil the growing demand. The traditional focus on technical “hard skills” is no longer sufficient.

Even for Supply Chain team members, competency has taken over as the key differentiator and predictor of success in these turbulent and changing times. 

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The People Shop - Linking Business and Talent

The People Shop was born out of a desire to add value to individuals and business, through partnering, and offering a personalised service.

Inspired to make a difference, and lead individual and business from Success to Significance. In essence we are a Career Enhancement firm focused on Linking Business and Talent.

We have been blessed to serve the Supply Chain Management Community (including Procurement and Supply Management, Operations, Logistics, Consulting and Engineering disciplines) for the past decade, celebrating our 11 year Anniversary this year.

Working with Top Talent

Our business is built on our company motto: Refentse – meaning to overcome or conquer.

We work with Top Talent to guide them to optimise their potential and achieve their personal and career aspirations.

Candidates engage us to assess the vitality of their career, skills and competencies and bring about work life balance resulting in greater fulfilment and mastery of their destiny.

Our approach is not one of Job focused rather Career focused, striving and driving not for Success but rather Significance.

Our process is an Assessment of the Now, advisory on strengths, gaps and potential; Career planning; Enhancement through Coaching, leading to Advancement and realisation of dreams and potential.

We take great pride in aligning and creating strategic long term partnerships with Clients who create a positive and stimulating work environment and value People as a Human Asset and critical in order to achieve Business Success.

Our key differentiation has been is building High Performance teams particularly greenfield Supply Chain departments and major Process and System Transformation projects. We have sourced screened and secured top leadership Supply Chain Directors and CPO’s as well their management teams. We talent scouted Specialists around the leadership vision with the ability to impact and transform these businesses championing change, resulting in bottom line savings and revenue generation, increases in operational efficiency.

People Shop Strategically and holistically manage Talent, both at an individual level and within organisations, across the entire PEOPLE VALUE CHAIN.