For growing small businesses, being able to outsource is a flexible and cost-effective way to get the help you need to run your business. Here are some criteria to consider when evaluating whether to outsource a function or activity or whether to hire an employee.
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You and your Elance buyer seem to be a perfect match, and your project bid is on the verge of being accepted. But it’s not smooth sailing yet. What’s the easiest way to spoil what could otherwise be a great working relationship? Poor communication. While using a PMB is the perfect way to share ideas, clarify point
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Analyst firm NelsonHall recently forecast that business process outsourcing (BPO) will grow to a $450 billion market by the year 2021. I’ve been noticing that small businesses are doing an increasing volume of outsourcing of project work and even certain parts of their business processes. It’s a strategy that helps y