We’re counting down the days until we could finally welcome 2020! The past months have been like a giant, colourful canvas of different events, opportunities and developments that ultimately make this year one for the books for Outsourcing Angel.
No doubt the past few years have witnessed the boom of freelancing in Australia and other countries, or what’s known to us as the gig economy. As our company, Outsourcing Angel, continues to work with australian companies outsourcing overseas, we realise more and more how big this trend is. More workers are now embracing the freedom and autonomy of freelancing or remote working, and at the same time employers are seeing the benefits of hiring independent contractors to reduce operational costs.
Outsourcing benefits companies through a number of ways, from cutting costs, increasing the quality of their products and services to helping them grow their bottom line. This is a fact known to both multinational companies and SMEs based in developed countries who have been outsourcing aspects of their businesses, particularly to developing countries, for years.
Happy customers = happy company. Such is the dream of every business owner.
But don’t forget that while we want our customers to proclaim their love for our products and services, our internal supporters—the people within the company—matter just as much. In fact, the most successful companies would argue that before you can create raving customers, you must first inspire raving teams inside your business.
Today’s competitive business landscape has forced owners to be on their toes when it comes to being on top of the latest strategies in operations, admin, sales, marketing and other key business areas. With so many aspects to cover, many think that the best way to conduct business efficiently, while remaining on top of things, is through outsourcing.
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Hiring a team member is an important step towards shifting from a solopreneur mindset to a business owner mindset—in other words, from working for your business to finally making your business work for you. A team member can free up your time so you can focus more on activities that have the biggest impact on your business’ bottomline, like sales or client relations.