Are you leveraging social enterprises in your tenders? Because your competitors are. There's a growing expectation for contractors to include social enterprise when bidding and delivering commercial and major government projects, yet navigating social procurement remains a minefield for many. Understanding how social procurement can work with, and for the benefit, of your organisation is crucial to ensure survival in today's complex and changing construction environment. It takes canvassing the current market landscape and tools available.
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Nobody likes making mistakes when it comes to the hiring process, but every once in a while, and often without their knowledge, someone is going to make a bad decision. Whether it be timing or the quality of the hire, in construction it can derail the progress of a project resulting in the need for damage control from project start-up.
The PASA Premier ConfeX in Melbourne was over in a blur. Two days. Countless seminars, pitches, plenary sessions and networking events.
In the construction industry, procurement is undoubtedly one of the most commonly duplicated tasks between pre-contracts, commercial and project delivery teams. The reality is that companies of all sizes and disciplines do not facilitate simple collaboration between the different business units. Critical supplier information gets lost in emails, spreadsheets, folders, and meetings, making it difficult to share. The end result? Wasted resources and a significant cost to the company.