Market Reports  

These articles are written by members of the Jigsaw TM team and have been designed to highlight topics of debate within the industry and how they may affect you as a candidate or potential employer within this space.

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Market Reports

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What Happened to Profit? - 15/10/2019
It seems the word profit is somehow negative from a buyer's point of view and is no longer necessary when investing. With companies added investment in procurement, operations are constantly attempting to standardise the market place and compress supplier price points under the guise of value and partnering. Is this quest for compressed pricing and increased value destroying capitalism? Is this pressure on forever cheaper engagements the reason why business starts ups are attempting to sell $2 for $1 just to get on the radar?

Interim Demand to Increase - 30/09/2019
If you are currently out of work and seeking to gain traction with businesses that are seeking to appoint high impact, outcome focussed procurement professionals, I have listed some tips to make your bio and engagement pitch more attractive to businesses.

Gender Report Jobs Placed by Jigsaw TM - 02/07/2019
At Jigsaw TM, we decided to look at the placements we have transacted as far back as 2007 to see if we could pin point the situation in procurement and better understand the dynamics that are at play re male vs females in the workforce and what trends seem to effect the statistics.

Supply Chain Practices in Australia Part II - 16/05/2019
Supply Chain Practices in Australia Part II by Anthony McKay

Sourcing: Are You Taking Enough Initiative? - 11/03/2019
Why are sourcing professionals waiting for the business to request something before any pro-active steps are taken?

Planning for Planning – A Planners Perspective - 07/02/2019
Following on from the previous report 'Planning for Planning – Success in S&OP' Jigsaw has now developed a report focused on Planners.....