Outsourcing to the Philippines can be disastrous.
In this article, I'm going to explain to you the real, and genuine risks Philippines outsourcing. I will also be arming you with my top tips so that you can avoid making the mistakes that other people have already made.
Kind of goes without saying. If you go into something without knowing the ins and outs, then the odds of screwing up are huge.
The most important thing you can do is arm yourself with facts. You need to read articles, listen to people who know what they are talking about, and then, and only then, make an educated decision.
Outsourcing to the Philippines is a game changer if done right. I mean, low cost and educated English speaking staff working for your business helps you grow at incredible levels!
You know I'm not just saying this. If you listen to my podcast, Confessions Of A Virtual Boss, you'll know how passionate and enthusiastic I am about scaling a business by outsourcing.
Many people fall victim to this. Now don't get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with it. Business at the end of the day comes down to an element of persuasion.
However, what I'm referring to is when people outsource to the Philippines and end up paying way more than they need to through inflated management fees, big salary markups, middlemen etc.
You can't! Well you can and you can't. The fact is, you need a business permit, and you need a Filipino partner to be able to open your own office here in the Philippines.
Here's the options you have:
I speak about this with a lot of experience. As I've actually helped people set up offices here through local providers. So let's just say, I've seen the good and the bad, and I know how to make this work. Here's how
If you need help with this. Feel free to reach out to me on LinkedIn. I have a number of contacts in the industry who I can personally vouch for as being both honest, and affordable in pricing.
Okay, so hope that helps. I'd also like to give you some more value and give you my top 5 tips for hiring virtual assistants in the Philippines:
Hope this helps. I hate long articles full of filler, so thought I'd keep it short and sweet.