9 Driving Forces That Make Up Environmental Changes in the Workplace

Posted by CovestAdmin on Nov 1, 2017 10:13:42 AM

At the 2017 CoVest Member Meeting, a representative from HON spoke to our members about the rapidly changing workplace. The physical change we have seen to the average office in the last couple of decades can be attributed to 9 factors.

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Conducting Successful Supplier Negotiations

Posted by Thomas O'Neill on Oct 2, 2017 10:43:48 PM

In our recent whitepaper entitled Keys to Success in Conducting a Request for Proposal Process, we covered the full range of activities in the Request for Proposal (RFP) process including negotiations. Now we'll dives further into the negotiations process, quite possibly the most critical step towards creating successful supplier relationships.

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5 Tips to Improve Network Security

Posted by CovestAdmin on Jul 18, 2017 2:52:06 PM

Now that cyberspace is the primary arena in which we protect information, it's important that you properly secure your network from invaders. 

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Comparing Generic and Brand Name Medication

Posted by Richie Capeles on Apr 24, 2017 10:17:53 AM

What's the difference between brand name and generic medication? Is it the way they are manufactured? Their ingredients? Cost? Find out what really matters when choosing a medication. 

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Discover the Advantages of GPOs

Posted by Richie Capeles on Mar 27, 2017 3:00:00 PM

It's no secret, group purchasing organizations are beneficial to every procurement leader and their  sourcing strategies. CoVest's strategic partner, A.T. Kearney has given five compelling reasons why.

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Pharmaceutical Cost Influencers

Posted by Richie Capeles on Mar 13, 2017 10:27:02 AM

Pharmaceutical cost can have an impact on your organization's PBM, stay ahead of the ball by reviewing these four factors that influence pharmacy cost. 

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Become More Assertive in the Office

Posted by CovestAdmin on Feb 15, 2017 10:48:25 AM

People often find themselves drifting to the outer edges of the behavioral spectrum in the workplace. When there is a deadline inching closer or a co-worker rubs you the wrong way, you want to avoid becoming too passive or acting inappropriately aggressive. Using the strategies in this blog, you can learn assertive habits that will help you navigate the workplace.

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4 Tips to Conducting Successful Negotiations

Posted by CovestAdmin on Dec 19, 2016 10:19:35 AM

The ability to negotiate well impacts many factors of a business. Whether you're negotiating for a job, salary, resources, or a sale, negotiating properly can save time and money. Implementing the right strategies will help you conduct a successful negotiation. 

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Keys to Conducting a Request for Proposal Process

Posted by Thomas O'Neill on Nov 28, 2016 1:01:04 PM

Don’t fall into the trap of using a “boilerplate” Request for Proposal (RFP) process. There are key steps aimed at providing approaches that will help ensure optimal results. 

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Understanding IT and Where it's Headed

Posted by CovestAdmin on Nov 23, 2016 11:32:58 AM

Continuing our focus on the 2016 CoVest Member Meeting guest speakers, this week we focus on Lenovo Data Center Group Software and what they have to say about IT in today's market and what we can expect in the near future. 

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