Today’s advanced technology have tremendously improved the way we communicate, delegate tasks and complete projects. Although working remotely with teams spread across the globe proved to be financially beneficial and can also increase productivity, there may be apparent challenges along the way. These roadblocks anyhow......
Outsource And Watch Your Small Business Grow In No Time
When starting up a small business on your own, working with a team of 2 or 3 employees may be efficient at first. But when your business starts to expand, so as the need for additional manpower to take care of the day to day operational errands.
This is when it’s best to consider outsourcing.
What is Outsourcing?
The process of hiring an individual or a team of skilled professional to perform certain tasks in replacement of in-house employees is called outsourcing.
Many companies big or small prefer to outsource for one good reason – COST EFFICIENCY. Since the vast majority of Virtual Employees are from Asia, you can get the job done with the same quality at a fraction of the cost you would spend if you are to hire onshore. Plus it cuts the hiring process into half compared to the traditional office based talent pooling.
With the help of online freelancing platforms, employers can easily connect to thousands of highly capable and qualified freelancers. This means finding the perfect person to do the job you prefer to outsource is going to be an easy breezy process. When you delegate your workload through outsourcing, you will have more time to focus on the more important aspects of your business which is integral for growth. Moreover, since most freelancers are contractual, there is no need to finance for medical insurance and other mandatory statutory benefits saving you a few bucks.
Things to know before you outsource…
You will be working virtually with people from different countries with different culture and language but this does not deter the quality of work they can produce. This being said, it is with utmost importance that you keep an open mind and be welcoming to constant queries and communication to make sure instructions are clearly understood and deadlines set accordingly.This will assure a smooth and efficient working journey for you and your Virtual Assistant. You can outsource services for various tasks like data entry, programming, web design, SEO (Service Engine Optimization), article and professional writing, proofreading, payroll management etc.
Once you experience the convenience and benefits of outsourcing it may be enthralling to just hand all the tasks over to your trusted Virtual Assistant but this isn’t always recommended. There will always be certains operational components of your business you have to personally oversee for security and overall control.