Outsourcing tips for start ups

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Start ups usually find it difficult to manage their businesses in a single handed way. However, outsourcing may turn things around for them provided they outsource the right project to the right outsourcing partner. These 8 outsourcing tips can come in handy for them.

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Outsourcing tips for start ups

  1. 1. Outsourcing Tips for Start Ups
  2. 2. Conduct a properresearchConducting a proper research on the tasks being outsourced can:Help you identify the objectives of outsourcingServe as a guide to find the right vendorHelp you to get the benefits of labor arbitrage
  3. 3. Choose the right outsourcingpartner Hiring a freelancer can be a good choice for a temporary low end project For a long-running high-end project, hiring dedicated virtual employeeswho can work as your own employees is the best bet Project outsourcing companies are usually not affordable for start ups
  4. 4. How competent is theservice provider? Dont be swayed only by cost benefit Credentials of the vendor (any certifications, awards,affiliations, etc) The location of the vendor – are they in a politically andeconomically stable destination?
  5. 5. Choose a collaborativevendor Always go for a vendor who can assist you at very step of theoutsourcing process – be it hiring, providing office space,software and hardware This enables you to have your own office at an offshorelocation without investing on infrastructure
  6. 6. Do a pilot projectDoing a pilot project gives an insight into thecapabilities of a vendor in terms of ability,delivery time and infrastructure
  7. 7. Check for business continuityplanYour vendor should have a business continuity plan (BCP). Itsafeguards your outsourced business process from:EarthquakeFloodPolitical turmoil
  8. 8. Verify Client TestimonialsClient testimonials give a fairly accurate index of avendors ability. Use them in the selection of a vendorby verifying these testimonials.
  9. 9. Does the vendor have effectivecommunication devices?Always choose a vendor who gives you access tothe latest communication devices:Video-conferencingSkypePC sharingOnline collaboration softwareSuch devices help you to manage and control youroutsourced process in your own way.
  10. 10. Thank YouWant to hire a customized remote employee at cost-attractive rates?

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