Category Archives: Forum

General discussions on skills

There is no talent shortage – part 2

We recently came across this radio show conversation from the USA. Professor Peter Capelli, Director of Wharton Business School’s Center for Human Resources, was discussing his latest book – Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies … Continue reading

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Dire Need to Increase Funding for Skills Training in Developing World

The UN’s latest report on skills, 10th Education for All Global Monitoring Report, highlights the need to find alternative routes to educating young people. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, said at the launch: “We are witnessing a young generation … Continue reading

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There is no talent shortage

I came across this post today and it set me thinking. When we talk about talent are we really talking about people with the skills we want? When I ran an IT department, I used to recruit non-IT trained people … Continue reading

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Supply chains compete – not companies

The Humber and other places around the North Sea are buzzing with news on Renewable Energy. Prompted by projects like the Siemens factory and the Green Port Hull development, big and small companies alike all over Europe are being urged … Continue reading

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The Humber can lead on Renewables but the competition is fierce

Everyone across the Humber Region is willing the Renewables industry to reverse local economic trends and generate jobs; for the Humber to become the Aberdeen of clean energy. The champagne is on ice for when the Siemens project is given … Continue reading

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Building distributor management skills in emerging markets

Here’s a post from Tielman Nieuwoudt; a key member of Archomai’s International network and contributor to the Transformational Logistics Blog we support. Based in Johannesburg Tielman is Principal at the Supply Chain Lab and, has vast experience of supply chains across … Continue reading

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Logistics needs more sex appeal

Mike Wackett, News Editor of Containerisation International, has posted a thought provoking short article in IFW this week with his thoughts on the conclusions of a PWC study. He comments on some of the things that Archomai have been promoting … Continue reading

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Interview with Capt Richard Brough, OBE

Richard Brough has played a leading role in skills development in the Humber Region for many years. His background in Merchant Shipping and port management gave him a strong interest in training, and he has been involved, in a voluntary … Continue reading

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Skills and Energy Security – a Norwegian perspective

Offshore Oil, gas and soon wind is booming as energy along with food security become ever more significant across the globe. Easy oil is shifting to prospecting and drilling in tough environments as higher oil prices make inaccessible fields viable … Continue reading

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Why Simulators?

Archomai believe that simulators are an underused training tool, frequently viewed as an unnecessary cost or just a video game. In some cases and installations, these critics may have a point as we have seen vanity installations where the simulators … Continue reading

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