Updated: Dec 10, 2020
Now, more than ever, businesses are looking to better manage their bottom line, improve efficiency, and take advantage of a global marketplace of highly skilled individuals in order to scale their business.
So, let’s talk about outsourcing and the advantages that come with it.
Outsourcing isn’t something that is new, it has been around for decades, but certainly a service, that in a COVID environment, has allowed professional service businesses to continue operating while providing backup to in-house staff (even if those in-house staff are now working remotely). Outsourcing businesses were all ready and set to go when COVID hit. So let’s look at some of the advantages of partnering with an outsourcing service.
Reducing costs and overheads - recruitment, training, hardware, software such as AI, reduced office space, options regarding turnaround to work within budget – to name a few
Skilled Labour - immediate access to skilled labour within your industry
Focus on Core Activities - in-house staff are better enabled to focus on those tasks that may not be able to be outsourced while you delegate the administrative tasks to your outsourcing provider
Better Risk Management - transparency on the services provided, definitions of the tasks outsourced, leverage capabilities of your outsourcing partner to enhance a competitive advantage for your business
Run your business 24/7 - flexibility to operate 7 days per week – days/nights/weekends
Global market - outsourcing opens up a world of opportunities, quite literally! you can choose providers onshore or offshore, or both – outsourcing provides endless possibilities.
We recommend doing your due diligence. Ask your prospective outsourcing partner what systems they have in place, what their value proposition is, and most importantly, run a trial period and ask for references.
The best part: You only ever pay for the service provided and you’re generally not locked into anything during quieter periods - making it more cost effective than hiring additional permanent staff.
Want to find out more about how Digitype can support your business?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll schedule a time to e-meet you.