We modern humans have very little tolerance for crappy business ethics.
Companies that choose to exploit human labor, ruin the environment, do business with shady suppliers, or adopt creative financial practices pretty much get a death sentence.
And we have one specific entity to thank for that: the internet.
For better or worse, we have a torrent of information available to us 24/7. As with any type of news, business wrong-doing spreads like wildfire; our social media feeds are bursting with the latest corporate scandal within minutes.
Business is changing for the better because we now demand and expect better. And this wouldn’t have happened without the spread of information and transparency made possible by the internet.
OK, great. But what does all this mean for you, a freelance blogger? [Read more…]