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3 Strategies to Build Your Procurement Dream Team

Quick Read: 3 Strategies to Build Your Procurement Dream Team

If you’ve had to fill vacancies on your government procurement team over the past few years, you’ve probably noticed some shifts in the landscape of hiring and retaining staff. A combination of crises and longer term trends mean that governments increasingly must think more creatively about hiring and retention. This quick read outlines three key strategies for you to consider when seeking new talent for your procurement team. Each strategy includes tips and an example from a government. By utilizing these strategies, you'll be putting your best foot forward before your new team members even walk through the door.