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By now, most (if not all) business owners are already familiar with outsourcing and its many benefits. From cutting down costs, increasing productivity, and expanding available skill sets, it’s become a strategic way to grow your business on a limited budget.

Choosing to outsource is one thing — choosing the right outsourcing partner is another. After all, you are shipping our company’s work, processes, and growth into the hands of people from across the world. These 3 tips can help you make an informed decision:

1. Define your requirements: needs, timeline, and budget.

Which one will work best for you: full-time or on-demand support? How big of a team do you need? Clearly identifying your requirements will help you and your outsourcing partner find the right solution that brings the most value to your business.

2. Choose a well-trusted and established partner.

Look into your outsourcing partner’s track record to ascertain their success rate and credibility. Outsourcing is a hot button for some business owners because of the uncertainty and risks involved when opening your business to people outside your office. However, you should be in safe hands when you’re with a partner that’s committed to providing secure services, and is vetted and recommended by previous clients.

3. Cultural fit matters.

You and your outsourcing partner should have the same priorities. Is it getting the cream of the crop employees? Is it minimizing costs? Or is it a mix of both, to give you the best value service you can afford? Do they follow the same level of professionalism you apply to your business? Will communication be an issue?

Established in 2010, Flat Planet is a family-owned, Australian-operated firm, giving businesses across the world a safe, sustainable, and personalized way to access Southeast Asian talents and markets in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Malaysia. Over the last decade, more than 50 companies have put their trust and confidence in us… and that number just keeps growing!

Following Australian laws and business practices, we give you access to excellent talent and exciting opportunities, while taking away the risks. Let us open up pathways to success for your business by sending an email to judy.horan@flatplanet.com.au.