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23 06, 2015

Specs and Guidelines – Your “How to” Materials for Outsourcers

By | 2015-06-23T14:48:43+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|Blog, Business Advice, Our Services|Comments Off on Specs and Guidelines – Your “How to” Materials for Outsourcers

When you hire outsourcers to complete tasks for you, it's not enough to simply tell them what you'd like them to do and let them get to it. You need to give them detailed specifications to ensure a high standard of quality. If you don't and the work comes back wrong, you only have yourself [...]

17 06, 2015

A Workforce All Over the World – The Challenge of Time Zones

By | 2015-06-17T08:44:11+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on A Workforce All Over the World – The Challenge of Time Zones

When you're hiring outsourcers to help your business grow, it's common to hire people from other parts of the world. You can often find highly skilled help in other countries for a much lower price than in your own. But hiring workers from another country involves a few unique challenges, and one of them is [...]

11 06, 2015

Managing a Team of Virtual Workers

By | 2015-06-11T10:54:13+00:00 June 11th, 2015|Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on Managing a Team of Virtual Workers

Tips and Best Practices     Managing a virtual team is different from managing your own in-house staff. As you grow your virtual team, you'll face some unique challenges. Here are some tips and best practices to help you get started.   Be Available   Make sure you're available whenever your outsourcers need you. Give [...]

3 06, 2015

How to Keep Outsourcing Costs Under Control

By | 2015-06-03T15:21:27+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on How to Keep Outsourcing Costs Under Control

There are many reasons why companies outsource but the main one is to save money. Although you have to pay outsourcers for the work they do, in the long run it'll be cheaper than hiring in-house staff. The only problem is that it's sometimes hard to control how much you spend outsourcing, and this can [...]