Benefits of Outsourcing: Efficiency & Cost Control
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the average small business owner spends up to 40% of his or her time on administrative work. This may even be on the conservative side as some business owners who have tracked their time for a week or two have been shocked to discover they were actually frittering away a whopping 60% (or more) of their own time on administrative work.
Outsourcing is a familiar concept to many entrepreneurs. Small business turn to outsourcing to cut costs. Outsourcing can provide a number of long and short term benefits. By outsourcing the repetitive tasks that don’t require your attention and physical presence to an administrative consultant, you can free up valuable time.
- Have your completed documents sent back to you wherever you wish, your office, or your home
- More time to focus on other aspects of your business and work that serves the customer
- Time saved on training new staff and temps
- Increase Productivity
- Have your business stay on course to meet all deadlines
Cut Overhead Costs :
- No holiday and sickness costs
- Savings on office overheads and computer maintenance
- No costs on training staff
- No pension costs
- No employee tax
- No medical/dental insurance
- No workmen compensation
What is Outsourcing? Outsourcing is a way for business owners to take a load of work off their shoulders and let someone else take care of it while still maintaining control.
Why should I Outsource my work? In business you have to deal with everything and nothing can be left unattended. This can become challenging when you need to deal with hours of routine tasks, that’s where Outsourcing comes in. The hours you spend doing small common everyday tasks that don’t need your complete attention and use it to do something more productive that will build up your business.
Is Outsourcing Cheaper than Hiring an Employee in the Office? Outsourcing work will run you about half the amount you would spend on one salary. Hiring someone in-house requires a salary, bonuses, a raise, benefits, you need to spend on everything they need to work in the office like their desk, supplies, a computer, the actual space in an office. You need to deal with absences and tardiness, taxes and all the headaches that come along with it!
Do I need special Equipment or Software? We use Microsoft Office Suite and Internet Explorer to create documents and communicate with clients. No other special software is necessary. Projects with additional requirements may require software or equipment of other types and will be discussed at the consultation.
How do I start to get started? The first step is to meet for your Complimentary Consultation. Here, you will discuss your administrative needs. Upon understanding your business, your expectations, and established needs, work can be produced remotely. Updates will be communicated via email, fax, Zoom or if needed on-site. Final projects can either be emailed, faxed, mailed or hand delivered to your business. To create the most efficient office projects, documents and deadlines should be communicated to our office in a timely manner.