10 top success tips for corporate consultants

It’s no secJune 2017 Trailblazer Forum group photoret that the workforce and the way work is done is changing. For the past few months, I’ve been focused on writing blogs about how consultants and other service-based entrepreneurs can create a niche for themselves in the evolving digital age. And more specifically, how can they capitalize on the $5 Billion dollars Canadian corporations spend on an annual basis on consultants and 3rd party service providers.

But it’s not enough just to hang out a shingle and tell the world you’re open for business. You have […]

Consultants, procurement, and navigating digital change

startup-photos-smFast fact: Upward of 50% of an organizations’ cost base is commonly 3rd party related, and vendors are touching the customer all the time.

Consultants can aim to influence at the executive table early on and play their part in making sure that organizations fully benefit from the increasingly important role that 3rd parties will likely play in their future, says Strategic Sourcing expert Andy MacLellan.

Every aspect of the corporate world is changing due to technology innovation. Companies that don’t hire and nurture talent accordingly could risk missing opportunities, damage customer confidence and […]