Philippine Outsourcing: All You Need to Know

For many years, India was the country that was known for outsourcing solutions. However, other Asian countries have started to rise up as new and advantageous opportunities for outsourcing. One of such countries is the Philippines.

When looking into business process outsourcing (BPO), you’ll see that this industry has been steadily increasing within the Philippines. It is currently the second largest contributor to GPD for the country. The Philippines serves as a resource for business process outsourcing for countries around the world, including the United States.

So why should you consider Philippine outsourcing, and what kind of services can you outsource to the Philippines? Let’s discuss these points in more detail.

 

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Benefits of Philippine Outsourcing

·       Good Economic Situation

Continuous economic growth over the last few years has led to good projections for the future of the Philippines. Also, the good relationship between the Philippines and the United States creates an environment that supports further growth.

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·       Language and Culture

The official languages of the Philippines are Filipino and English. Actually, the Philippines is one of the largest countries of English speakers. Beyond the fact that most Filipinos are fluent in English, their accent is known to be somewhat neutral. This is a huge advantage for customer service providers.

Along with the language, the culture of the Philippines is also conducive to outsourcing. The Philippines was colonized by the United States between the years 1899 and 1946. The influence that the United States left on this nation is clearly evident.

As a people, Filipinos also tend to be very adaptable.

·       Cost Reductions

The cost of living in the Philippines is significantly lower than in the United […]

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Outsource Task Tips: What you should be outsourcing

Outsourcing, although not an unfamiliar term in the entrepreneurial sphere, it’s still a fickle to deal with. As a small business owner, outsourcing is your ticket to expanding your team without compromising your company profits. However what can be difficult to most is knowing which jobs are suited as an outsource task and which is better for someone you can interact with face-to-face everyday. When attempting to discern this, consider the skills required for the jobs you currently handle and what has the least skills needed, yet takes up a ridiculous amount of your time. It’s usually this tasks that can be offloaded for a small, yet worthwhile price.

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Still stuck? Here are some of Outsourced’s tips on what to outsource to free up your time and increase your productivity:

Outsource Task #1: Social media

Whilst you can be particular on how to word your tweets or which filter you want to use for your Instagram posts, delegating this task to someone else frees up a lot of time. To save even more time, task the same person with writing your blog posts and manage your publication deadlines.

Outsource Task #2: Customer Service

Once you have clear company guidelines in place, there’s no reason why you need to be the first POC. Outsource this job to someone with strong personal and communication skills to handle the brunt of the calls, and allocate yourself to manage serious customer matters only.

Outsource Task #3: Book Keeping / Account Management

Cashflow and the intricate finances of your business is probably something you would want to keep an close eye on. However you can still outsource invoicing, book keeping and other general management tasks to […]

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IT BPM Industry Future and Growth

About IT BPM:

The Philippines’ IT BPM industry, or Information Technology and Business Process Management, has been one of the best employment and performance rates within the past 4 years. Since 2010, the IT BPM industry in the Philippines has overtaken India’s long standing position in voice-based services, making the country the number one provider for such work in the global economy. In addition to this, several non-voice and complex BPO services such as healthcare information management, animation and software development are gaining prominence. Estimated to be at the same level as the IT BPM industry figures, it’s not long before the Phillipines becomes the leading outsourcing country across all areas.

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The global foundation of their IT BPM success is largely attributed to the strong and diverse skills of the workforce. Filipinos hold a competitive advantage in English communication skills, strong customer service etiquette and Western culture familiarity. This alone breaks the destructive offshoring stigma which deters many companies away in fear of tainting their brand name. Coupled with the Filipino’s hard work, openness to learning and friendly demeanor, these advantages provide investors with a strong homeland advantage once they set up shop.

Due to its positive influence on it’s global image, the Philippine government provides the IT BPM industry with dedicated funding to ensure that the sector continues to expand, making it one of the most supported sectors within the Philippines. Former President Benigno Aquino III praised the industry’s successful impact on the economy during the International IT-BPM Summit last year, and reiterated the government’s continued support, with recently elected President Rodrigo Duterte sustaining this within his government according to Inquirer.net.

Hitting 2016’s revenue target of $25B

As […]

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