Outsourcing is becoming more common as companies strive for efficiency and outsourcing allows for a fluid workforce that can be sized to accommodate more or less work volume. In 2014, U.S. manufacturing outsourced 53% of their work while IT services outsourced 43%, R&D was outsourced 38% of the time, Distribution 26% and Call or help centers 12%. This does not mean that all of those jobs went overseas. Some outsourcing occurs as larger companies hire smaller more specialized companies to perform portions of specific tasks.
Small Business Outsourcing- Outsourcing is largely thought of as a corporate practice, but the truth is that any business of any size can benefit from hiring agencies to take care of various things. Very few tasks need to be done on-site anymore, and it’s almost always cheaper to let someone else handle it than it […]
Outsourcing in Business Few situations are more unpleasant in business than finding yourself faced with the dreaded spectre of insolvency. Unfortunately, this situation is by no means uncommon. On the contrary, recently released figures from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission have revealed that the number of insolvency court appointments has been on a steady rise from […]