Vendors

Freelancers

Independent Workers Are Essential and Deserve a Fair Deal

Google's 'two-tier' workforce reveals a dependence on contract and temporary help and highlights the need to change how companies engage with independent workers

Always Treat Your Vendors as Nicely as You Treat Your Customers

Attempting to squeeze the last nickel out of critical vendors is not a smart strategy.

Level up Your Operations With Win-Win Vendor Relationships

No company delivers quality goods on time without a strong, smooth-running supplier network. Building profitable relationships with vendors ensures long-term success.

Think Twice About a Company When You Keep Hearing These 4 AI Buzzwords

For every AI company doing groundbreaking work there are a dozen new "know-it-alls."

How to Be More to Your Vendors Than Just Another Customer

Start viewing your vendors as partners and you can both benefit.

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