Planning to outsource? consider these

Planning to Outsource? CONSIDER THESE Reasons why it's good for you -Things you may not like about it lijiciency and cost Hidden costs Not only that spending on a fixed price for contractors saves you money, it also allows multiple things done with the least effort and time. It's a sad but actual truth anything carried out that's not covered by a contract would have extra charges. Preventable, but could go out of hand. Refocusing on core tasks Decrease in managerial control Outsourcing lessens the work load of a mother company, Despite a contract, you are turning over control for that operation. While you may still have the final say, you're not actually there when things happen. giving it more opportunities to prioritize other operations. Staffing flexibility Threat to security Sometimes, projects require additional manpower or skill. Outsourcing firms have access to industry talent pools which are available at their disposal. With the increase in people involved in your business operations, there is always a risk of misuse or exposure of confidential data. Expertise Lack of personal touch It's kind of a given that the main (if not the only) reason why tasks are outsourced is to put it in the hands of the experts ultimately giving you competitive advantage. An outsourced firm can only take care of the expertise-needs of your company, but it cannot represent you in the eye of the public, especially if you have a unique reputation. Risk reduction and sharing Deliverability If an outsourced firm fails to deliver, your company is compromised internally and externally. Their well-being becomes yours, which you have little control of. Once a function is outsourced to an outside firm, the risk of running a low-quality operation is reduced, and the obligation to keep the company going is shared. Growth in insight and skill Skeletons in the closet Just because a consulting firm is producing good numbers doesn't mean they're doing it the right way or at least the way you want them to. The risk of uncertainty is ubiquitous. While the outsourced firm carries out the tasks assigned to them, your internal staff would see how things are done and thus acquiring a new skill set and knowledge. TOP OUTSOURCER 78 callbox FOLLOW US ON: THE BLACK BOOK OUTSOURCING TOP SALES & MARKETING SOLUTIONS WAR 2011 CUSTOMER INTER GTION +1 888.810.7464 Toll free TOP SMO PROVIDER 2010 2008 AWARDS +1 310.439.5814 Direct line AGENCIES

Planning to outsource? consider these

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The importance in evaluating your business moves can tell the difference between making a disastrous decision and sparking an ingenious, fate-altering maneuver. As you linger on the fence between outs...


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