Supply Chain Management Job Growth
Hiring next year will heat up in several fields including supply chain management.
When you think of fields where there just aren't enough skilled candidates to go around, one that probably doesn't come to mind is supply chain management, described in this Fortune article as the complicated, behind-the-scenes job of getting goods from one place to another, on time and on budget.
"A shortage of qualified supply chain managers right now, especially in global companies that must coordinate far-flung operations, can be traced to two factors.
"First, says Tom Kozenski, a supply-chain expert at consulting and training firm RedPrairie, most people still think of logistics -- if they think of it at all -- as a 'non-sexy' field centered on boring, low-paid warehouse work.