Make outsourcing work for you

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Outsourcing is a trend with highly pragmatic overtones, but it may not be right for every company during every stage of its life. Because outsourcing is close to the EnCoCreative heart, we’ve looked into the nitty-gritty of making an outsourcing decision. Check out our outsource style here.

Micromanagement of outsource workers: the dos and don’ts

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Micromanagement is surely the scourge of outsource work. It can be the result of good intentions or genuine concerns, though more often is related to a lack of trust in the ability of another person to do a job well.

Think about it for a second. Why buy a limousine and drive it yourself? If you spend a lot of time with a worker, helping them with every detail, every consideration; guiding them, checking their quality, picking up any mistakes or issues … you may get great results, but it already cost you two payments – your salary and their payment – as well as precious time for you.