In my LinkedIn Influencer newsletter, I came across a post by Ryan Holmes, CEO at Hootsuite on “5 Signs You Are a Unicorn Employee” and I thought “Unicorns are hard to find”. In fact, most people would say that they didn’t exist. I was intrigued. Was I a unicorn?!? I read on (you can too, click here or above for full article).
5 Signs You Are a Unicorn Employee
Not limited by your job title
Thinks big and small
Shows true grit
Gets things done
I guess I can say I definitely believe that people can be magical like unicorns in that some people enjoy what they do enough to give it 110% and more. Are you a unicorn? ♥ Kristi Toney
Join ISM-SFV for our next Dinner meeting on Thursday, October 13th, 2016
94th Aero Squadron Restaurant in Van Nuys
“Why Procurement Matters” presented by Brad Dunn
Topic – Why Procurement Matters
· What is Procurement?
· The role of Procurement in organizations
o Procurement transcends industries
· Why does Procurement exist?
o Procurement is not a profit center, so how do we demonstrate our value?
· Challenges for Procurement
· Establishing the right structure to overcome competing priorities
o Ensuring agility, adaptability
· How success is measured in Procurement
Brad Dunn – Head of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
Brad Dunn joined Farmers in April of 2014 as the Head of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement (SS&P) and currently has management responsibilities for SS&P and Contingent Workforce Management (CWM).
With nearly 20 years of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement experience, Brad led Strategic Sourcing efforts for a Group Purchasing Organization (CoreTrust) in Nashville, TN and worked in various Strategic Sourcing leadership roles with The Walt Disney Company, Raytheon and Boeing in Los Angeles.