Supply Chain Talent – Jake Barr’s Perspective

By devsupplyinsights | July 25th, 2013

Hear talent insights from Jake Barr, formerly of Procter and Gamble, now Principal and CEO of BlueWorld Supply Chain Consulting LLC on the current state of supply chain talent. Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, interviews Jake as he describes the situation as “the Achille’s heel of most companies today.”

In this podcast you will hear Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights interview Jake Barr, formerly of Procter and Gamble, now Principal and CEO of BlueWorld Supply Chain Consulting LLC on the current state of supply chain talent. Dubbed by Jake the “Achille’s heel of most companies,” talent in the supply chain is a big problem and it is on track to get worse. Jake describes the efforts to tackle this issue at Procter and Gamble while he was there included retraining, encouraging every employee to consistently add to their skill base and hired from within.  He even states that if a company does not take similar steps it is like having a “giant going out of business sale.” Hear more of these great insights and sound bytes from Jake on this podcast.

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