How Outsourcing Affects the Global Economy

Outsourcing is a subject that draws much attention and debate whenever it’s discussed in a public arena; something that is unlikely to change, no matter how convincing the arguments are. This is often why outsourcing discussions occur behind closed doors and involve only high level business executives. However, whilst the delicate nature of outsourcing will […]

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How much does it cost to lease a Virtual Employee?

When it comes to hiring a virtual employee prices can vary from the very cheap to inexpensive, the very nature of outsourcing is inexpensive labor! On the low end of the scale, in the $2-$4 an hour range are work at home people that often have unreliable internet, background noise, distractions and no oversight. You […]

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What is the typical Filipino skill set?

The Philippines boasts a large population of highly educated and skilled citizens who are ready for work and with over 400,000 university graduates joining the workforce every year the talent pool is only getting bigger. Many of these graduates are educated in data entry, IT or customer service related fields, making them ideal for a company looking […]

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The Top 10 Outsourcing Benefits!

The benefits of outsourcing are now fairly well known. Large publicly listed companies hailing from all major industries have hired BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) companies to cater to a plethora of operations and services. Now the benefits of outsourcing are available to small and medium sized companies as well. Business Process Outsourcing refers to the […]

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How do I best manage an outsourced worker?

Like anyone, you will get the best out of your outsourced worker if you manage them well. Managing them well does not necessarily mean you have to manage them personally, it just means you need to be sure your worker is motivated and productive. Which is easier said than done when they are 6000 miles […]

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How do I pay a Filipino worker?

There are three main methods that people use when paying a VA or outsourced worker in the Philippines. First, if you are using a website like Elance or ODesk there will be a payment mechanism directly on the website that you have to use if you found your worker through their site. Sites like Elance […]

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Why do Filipino Outsourcing Companies work even during Christmas?

No country celebrates Christmas like the Philippines. Put simply, Filipinos LOVE Christmas! So why do Filipino outsourcing companies work even on Christmas Day?  The Philippines is one of two predominantly Catholic countries in Asia (the other one being East Timor) and it is said that the Philippines has the longest Christmas season in the world! […]

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Outsourcing to Philippines

Outsourcing to Philippines involves contracting with an external provider in the Philippines to perform a service. It is also called Business Process Outsourcing, or BPO for short. Outsourcing is a process by which the production of materials or the performance of a service is contracted out to an external workforce, or a third party. Many […]

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What I got from Project Getaway

Project Getaway is a great experience. Basically, its 25 adventurous entrepreneurs, many of which have location independent lifestyles, coming together in exotic locations to learn and grow from one another. Its like a people accelerator where you learn best practices in how to run successful business while living an amazing life. My Project Getaway experience […]

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