The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

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In recent years, outsourcing has grown in popularity because it has proved to be efficient across multiple industries. Outsourcing allows your business the opportunity to seamlessly delegate non-core and routine tasks to a virtual team, so your core employees can focus on the chief business functions. This in turn results in improved productivity and significant …

Is Zimbabwe the Next Outsourcing Destination?

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The government of Zimbabwe recently launched a policy that focuses on transformation, growth, innovation and sustainable economic development through systematic and coordinated application of ICT. There has never been a better time to delegate your non-core and routine tasks to a team in Zimbabwe.   Infrastructure Development Zimbabwe has the infrastructure and adequate internet service …

Businesses that Benefit from Outsourcing

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Outsourcing back office functions enables organisations to increase efficiency while reducing costs. Businesses in different industries can delegate various non-core tasks such as data processing, moderation, prospection, copywriting and administrative support. Telecommunication and Insurance Companies It is critical for both telecoms and insurance companies to consolidate accurate and high quality customer data and ensure that …

Outsourcing Does Not Mean Poor Quality

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The decision to outsource can be very nerve-racking despite the advantages – reduced costs and increased operational efficiency. Delegating non-core and routine tasks, allows your employees to perform the expertise driven tasks they were hired for. As well, the financial consideration to outsource is often weighed against the quality of the service delivered. Quality is …

Top 4 Most Outsourced Back Office Functions

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Any organisation can gain efficiency and reduce costs by delegating non-core and routine functions to an outsourcing service provider. Small-to-medium sized enterprises can overcome problems such as limited financial resources and the ability to attain quality talent, while established organisations can focus on further growth and diversification. Data Processing In recent years, businesses have acknowledged …

What is an Impact Worker?

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Impact workers are people who have limited opportunities for employment – often in low income areas – that are hired to perform non-core, back office functions in the outsourcing industry. One of the most sustainable ways to reduce poverty is by ensuring that the poor and vulnerable have access to formal employment and decent work. …

Can Startups Benefit from Outsourcing?

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Having an innovative business idea is easy, but nurturing that idea into a successful profit-making business is not that simple. According to Forbes, 90% of startups fail within the first 20 months of operation. There are many reasons why startups fail and lacking access to the right team is one of them.   Startups are …

The Business Case for Impact Sourcing

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The traditional approach of addressing socio-economic problems by companies is to make specific investments – maternal health, education, environmental conservation. Unfortunately, such investments benefit a small number of people and fail to make fundamental socio-economic change in the target communities. Furthermore, they are the first programs to be cut during lean times.   Companies must …

Outsourcing Data Management

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Outsourcing the process of removing duplicates, adding missing information, and enriching large volumes of collected data, allows your team to focus on the core functions of your business. Enriched data creates a pool of readily available information and this helps business owners make informed decisions, that overall lead to better efficiency and growth. Advantages of …

Why Partner with an Outsourcing Company in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe is not a common outsourcing destination like India and The Philippines, and yet there are many advantages of partnering with an outsourcing company in this landlocked country in Southern Africa. Cost Efficiency Significantly lower cost of living. Lower employee salaries. Lower office rentals. Cultural Similarities A former colony of the United Kingdom, British culture …