THE ART OF SELECTING THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THE JOB

Saturday, March 1, 2014 , business management, by Rich Rafdahl

Identifying and selecting the very best individual for a key role within the company can be the ultimate challenge .  When considering candidates for a critical position, I have always felt a little uncomfortable basing my decision solely on a resume and 45 minute interview.  As a manager over the years who has hired many talented individuals and  Read More..

The Three “Cs” of Procurement Cost Reductions

Monday, February 17, 2014 , Cost Reduction, by Rich Rafdahl

A recent interview with Richard Rafdahl, President of Cost Reduction Specialists Inc., regarding Spend and Inventory Management Strategies that was published by Digi-Key Corporation (Supply Chain Headquarters). http://www.digikey.com/supply-chain-hq/us/en/articles/cost-reduction/the-three-cs-of-procurement-cost-reductions/1617  Read More..

6 Reasons Why Businesses Should Consider Procurement Outsourcing

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 , Cost Reduction, by Rich Rafdahl

With the customer and market demands associated with most industries changing rapidly, it is critical that an organization’s best people remain focused on the business at hand while preparing for future opportunities. Within the procurement area this is especially true. It is crucial that the purchasing staff ensure your company is receiving the best value,  Read More..