CEO of Outsource Accelerator, the world’s leading marketplace & advisory for outsourcing, offshore and globalized employment.
Offshore staffing is a business tool that allows companies to hire incredible offshore staff at an enormous discount. You basically treat the staff as your own employees, except all of the legal, back-office and infrastructure is taken care of for you. Businesses have been doing this in its modern form as far back as the 1960s.
Outsourcing transforms businesses by changing the foundation of employment norms. The word itself can be interchanged with offshoring, distributed workforce, call centers, staff leasing and remote working. Firms get easy, flexible access to high-quality staff, and processes are streamlined, workflow becomes shorter and more precise and outcomes are improved.
One of the most obvious reasons for outsourcing is to save money. While employing people is generally always going to be costly, I’ve found that using offshore staffing