Entrepreneurs have long seen outsourcing as a method reserved for giant businesses; however technology has created it as an additional accessible tool for small and medium businesses. Outsourcing has created a robust impact on their growth, productivity and bottom lines.
Virtual assistants come on board as subcontractors and save the business owners the burden of paying overhead related to payroll taxes and expenses like insurance and worker’s compensation.
When to outsource
The right time to outsource is quite variant and depends on the perception of the business owner. Some businesses have in-house workers to handle daily activities, however might have activities that do not warrant another regular worker. At times, repetitive tasks and value add tasks which are not part of an employee’s responsibility can be outsourced.
What to outsource
Outsourcing business tasks, like travel management, customer management, scheduling appointments and calendar management, email management, individual research requirement, data management, payroll administration and background, employee verification of new hires are some tasks that can be outsourced. We can add more to the list based on the requirement.
The types of tasks that are best outsourced constitute the following:
• Highly trained or expertise requirement. As an example, you will not get to pay a business analyst’s remuneration, however you’ll have an analyst working with you dedicatedly.
• Highly repetitive tasks. All the repetitive tasks can be outsourced to save time and management efforts if done in-house.
• Specialized data. You can have a dedicated IT person work with you virtually rather than hiring an in-house IT person.
Finding the best plan
Make a list of all the possible tasks you would like to outsource, schedule a call with us so that we can suggest the best suitable plan based on the requirement at hand.