Outsourcing Blog

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November 2014

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How to Go About Call Center Outsourcing

Research is essential before you enter into a contract. If you are at the stage where you think call center outsourcing services might be useful for your business, you might find that it can be a daunting task. Where do you start? Have no fear; help is here. We have some tips that will make the process of finding a provider easier.

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November 2014

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Red Flags to Look Out for When Hiring a Freelancer

Never pay until the project has been completed to your satisfaction. If you have a task that needs to be done, – something urgent, or a one-time project that requires knowledge or experience that you just don’t have – then you might want to look at hiring a Freelancer. Perhaps you need a new brochure for your business or a catchy advertisement. Or maybe you need a new ad campaign because

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October 2014

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What is Business Process Outsourcing?

In the end, Business Process Outsourcing or BPO is a business practice that is here to stay. Investopedia defines Business Process Outsourcing, or BPO is “the contracting-out of specific business-related operations to a third party.” The types of business services that are usually subject to Business Process Outsourcing are “back office” services.

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October 2014

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The Different Types of Freelance Work

To the freelance professional (or novice) the possibilities are really unlimited. Do you have the skill or the talent?  Most people would be quite surprised to find out how many different types of opportunities there are out there in the freelancing world.  Almost any business need can be freelanced, and, more and more, businesses and individuals are turning to freelancing websites to find talented people to assist them.

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October 2014

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Why I Freelance

It’s not romantic, but it is a job that I love. I guess it probably sounds impressive to some people when I say, “I’m a freelance writer and photographer.” I’m sure they have visions of me, wearing my photographer’s vest, chasing stories all over the world – hanging over the edges of cliffs to get the perfect picture, or interviewing important people. It’s not like that.

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October 2014

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The Benefits of Onshore Outsourcing

It does not only help you with your bottom lines, but it also creates jobs here. I used to work for a Public Employees’ Union, where “Outsourcing” was a dirty word. To us, it meant the loss of jobs, shipping work overseas – a threat to job security. But Outsourcing has become a common business practice and, truth be known, it is just possible that my former beliefs were wrong.

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October 2014

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The Pitfalls of Outsourcing

Are the costs savings really worth it if your company loses all customer loyalty? While outsourcing non-core business activities have become commonplace in American businesses, sometimes the quest for savings and that all important “bottom line” is really not worth the risk. While many companies actualize what may appear to be substantial savings, there are hidden and not so hidden dangers

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9
October 2014

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Potential Problems with Freelancing

It can be feast or famine. Even though the very thought of being a freelance anything is exciting and somehow even a little romantic, there are some pitfalls to this way of life that should be considered.

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