Outsourcing to the Philippines can look very different for each business, and can take on many shapes and forms in terms of the role, how you manage the work and the person you employ to complete the tasks.
If you choose to directly employ a Philippine-based contractor, you’re likely to achieve not just significant savings when compared to employing locally, but the best price available in the market. However, as we often find out, in business and in life, price isn’t always the only aspect to consider. So before you go down the path of employing an offshore contractor, let’s take a look at some of the benefits of employing a full-time, managed staff member via a provider such as MicroSourcing.
You can expect to save up to 70% of staff costs when employing a full-time Philippines-based staff member compared to someone within your local market. It might not be as much of a saving as you would achieve if you engaged a contractor, but this does include a monthly management fee and all the associated employee overheads such as office space, internet connectivity, computer equipment, recruitment and HR. But, what about the rest of the story? What benefits can you expect from engaging with a provider to employ a full-time staff member?
One of the chief concerns held by companies as they begin their offshoring process, data security and, unless you have expertise in the area, it’s likely to be a point of concern with a contractor. Outsourcing providers take this issue very seriously and will have multiple levels of security in place, including:
Cost saving is only ever one part of any business decision, and offshore outsourcing is no different. The benefits of working with a provider such as MicroSourcing adds real value to your business in terms of productivity, security and reliability. If you’d like to learn more about the innovative use of outsourcing in business, download our whitepaper.
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