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Flex time, Fridays off help Millennials flourish in natural product industry – podcast

A professional culture that allows Millennials the flexibility to juggle the demands of work with outside responsibilities helps foster the next generation of leaders, such as Monique Simison, senior sourcing manager, nutrition global procurement, Nutrilite.

The work environment that best suits the next generation of natural product industry leaders includes flexible time and the ability to work from home when needed. Monique Simison, senior sourcing manager, nutrition global procurement, Nutrilite, says these aspects and the greater culture at Amway, which owns Nutrilite, help keep her committed to and motivated by her job. In this podcast, Simison discusses her career in the natural products industry with Rena Cohen-First, director of sales, western region, Wright Group. They cover:

  • How a career in the supplement supply chain is like a position within the military;
  • How Nutrilite fosters a culture that Simison “fell in love with” and that she says,  she “can’t imagine going somewhere without it;” and
  • How dynamitic job responsibilities have allowed Simison to grow without changing her employer.

Cohen-First spoke at the 2018 SupplySide Workshop “Boosting Your ROI: Secrets to Business Success.” Get more content on how natural products brands can foster leadership among different generations from other INSIDER content from this education session:

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