Date: 29th August 2017
If your business is in need of permanent professional staff, you can recruit the traditional way and pay recruitment fees, salaries and benefits, ACC, insurance, equipment and various other costs. Or you can consider outsourcing your staff.
Outsourcing is the process of hiring offshore staff to handle business activities for you. It allows your business to grow when you need to, without any major investment.
Here at Findlay and Co, we have tried outsourcing in various forms over the past seven years and for the past three years we’ve been using the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) model in the Philippines.
The BPO model means we have a remote workforce in the Philippines as if they were working in our own office. We’ve come to the conclusion that this is the best model for our type of business and for businesses in similar types of industries. Having our own dedicated team offshore with the ability to freely communicate and train them how we want, means they fit in with our business’s own culture and values.
Wayne and Scott have now gone one step further with their outsourcing concept, and have set up their own BPO service, The Back Room, to outsource professional staff for other businesses. They recruit accountants, bookkeepers, legal executives, administrators, and sales and marketing staff in the Philippines, for businesses based all around the globe.
From our experience we have found that there are four main benefits that come about from outsourcing: