South Africa’s Perfect Talent Storm (Part 2)


In the rush for talent, a storm may be brewing that will contract the pool for Supply Chain talent, according to Ruamsook and Craighead from the CSCR in the USA. Is the same true for South Africa?

As a developing country with a lot of sociopolitical turbulence, an education uprising, black economic transformation targets, South Africa is in a Supply Chain talent “perfect storm".

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Posted by Chantal Kading on Monday, August 21, 2017 Views: 47

South Africa's Talent 'Perfect Storm'


The next wave in Supply Chain will be fueled by the constrained global economic market, which places a question mark around commercial competitiveness and business sustainability.

In short, these goals are on the CEO’s agenda and Supply Chain can lead the transformation required for business growth.

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Posted by Chantal Kading on Monday, August 07, 2017 Views: 91

New Finance Recruitment Specialist at People Shop


In addition to Supply Chain and Procurement competencies, People Shop has added Finance Recruitment to our core service offering.

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Posted by Chantal Kading on Thursday, May 25, 2017 Views: 324

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.