How to Find the Job That’s Right for You

SPC_LINCS_LinkedInBP_LinkedInBlogPhoto_webThe answer to “what do you want to be when you grow up?” may have changed since you were first asked that question. Maybe or maybe not.

Perhaps you are on the verge of deciding your occupation, what degree to pursue, what industry will allow for growth and flexibility and consistent financial gain.

These determinations are ironically more difficult to make today than they ever were. The ability to obtain advanced degrees and major in concentrations never before offered, provide for a dizzying array of options.

Here at St. Petersburg College, it is our commitment to educate, but also to open up the realm of possibilities.

To that end, we are hosting a MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN JOB FAIR in partnership with Florida TRADE on March 23, from noon to 3 p.m.

Its focus is to bring together job seekers and employers within the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management sectors.  In attendance will be area employers with job openings for: entry level, professional, and management positions.

This event is not only FREE, it includes workshops that will run from 9 a.m. to noon covering topics such as:

  • Resume Tips and Critiques
  • Acing the Interview
  • Networking 101

Join us on March 23rd from noon to 3 p.m.

SPC EpiCenter
13805 58th St. N
Clearwater, FL 33760

How to Participate

This job fair is open to the public as well as employers who might be looking to hire someone in the manufacturing and supply chain management field.

A Career in Supply Chain Management

You may not be aware that a Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals exists or that it is a means to a prospect, but you may find this industry interesting; because it is multi-faceted.

“Not only is supply chain management important to the world’s leading organizations, this fast-paced, global field offers tremendous employment opportunities. Supply chain managers are in high demand but limited supply, meaning that you’ll have wide-ranging supply chain management career options and advancement prospects. In short, nearly every size and type of organization needs motivated, well-prepared individuals like you to become their supply chain leaders of the future!”

From the 40,000 foot perspective, professionals in this industry of logistics “make sure that goods and services get into the hands of consumers”.

This sector encompasses just about every other industry with career advantages that suit the gamut of aptitudes and interests:

  • Analysts
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Logistics Associates
  • Inventory Control Managers
  • Logistics Managers
  • Logistics Services Salespeople
  • Logistics Software Managers
  • Materials Handlers
  • Production Managers
  • Purchasing Associates
  • Demand Planners
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Systems Support Managers
  • Transportation Managers
  • Vendor Managed Inventory Coordinators
  • Warehouse Operations Managers

For more information about this exciting opportunity, contact Marta Przyborowski at 727-341-7973 or email her at przyborowski.marta@spcollege.edu. Pre-registration for job seekers can be accomplished at www.spcollege.edu/lincs.

For more detail about our program in general, check out our SPC LINCS webpage. What you don’t know may be exactly what you are looking for in a career.

2 thoughts on “How to Find the Job That’s Right for You

  1. I am keen to make a successful caerer into Supply chain management.First of all I would like to thank you for creating this blog as this opens a new avenue for inquisitive aspirants like me to communicate with successful professionals like you.Over the years my experience has covered areas including Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Purchase, Procurement, Business Development, Market Research, Database /Knowledge Management, Compliance and Independently handling short term and medium term projects.Now I am doing Full time Post Graduation in Supply Chain Management. I want to specialize in Forecasting.Once one of my friend asked me about supply chain management, what are caerer options , Which are job profile & departments into SCM that one can look to work after completions of course, what is an average salary of professionals in SCM, which is the highest paying field into supply chain, as most of the working individuals are not aware of supply chain in india, but I think in coming year SCM industry will grow a lot. more and more companies will hire trained manpower for SCM & firms will innovate effective SCM to compete with each other.Sir, I request you to please add following things to my knowledgea) Are their any other field or job profile or departments into SCM apart from Forecasting, Retail Logistics, Shipping Logistics, Warehousing management, Inventory management and Purchase or procurement in which I can specialize? b) please enlighten me about the average salary in all the above fields (highest to Lowest in order).Sincerely,Sunil Motiramani

    1. Thank you for your comment! The Supply Chain sector is very broad, covering a wide range of functions and career opportunities. Please feel contact us at LINCS@spcollege.edu and we will be more than happy to provide you with additional information. As you noted, the sector is experiencing tremendous growth, which in turn will lead to a wide assortment of career opportunities.

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