How to Select the Right Freelancer for your Project

Once you’ve decided to outsource a project, the tricky part is to find the right freelancer for the job, notably when confronted with a vast pool of talent pertaining to a particular field. In order to make that match happen, we’ve jotted down a few practical tips to help you focalize your search.   Develop a clear vision of your desired profile. The first and most crucial part of your search is to pinpoint the desired skills/profile you are lookingContinue reading… How to Select the Right Freelancer for your Project

5 Consuming Tasks Every Company in the MENA Should Outsource

When it comes to outsourcing, one should always think about value, not price. Outsourcing has become a fast-emerging industry in the world and has the ability to provide continuity, operational expense control, risk management, and improve your balance between work and life. Many entrepreneurs fail to calculate the value of opportunities lost because they save money but don’t make money. In addition, the MENA region has recently become more open to the outsourcing process, where many companies are seeking theContinue reading… 5 Consuming Tasks Every Company in the MENA Should Outsource

3 Entrepreneurs Share Their Insights on the Future of Outsourcing in Lebanon

Fueled by a budding startup ecosystem and growing pool of freelancers, outsourcing continues to be a rising business trend in Lebanon. But where could this trend be heading to in the near future? In an attempt to answer this question, we resorted to three young Lebanese entrepreneurs for firsthand insight. Here’s how each of them expressed his vision on the future of outsourcing in Lebanon. Mohamad Sabouneh | Co-Founder/Managing Partner, Moodfit Technological advances are radically changing how outsourcing works globally.Continue reading… 3 Entrepreneurs Share Their Insights on the Future of Outsourcing in Lebanon

Why You Have Become a Procrastinator, and What To Do About It

Procrastination usually originates from three main factors: lack of interest in a certain task, lack of time to allocate to a certain task or the lack of proper training or skill required in order to perform a certain task. All of these triggers can be solved through outsourcing, which serves as a great solution to procrastination, for both individuals and small businesses. A Japanese technique “Kaizen” is a lean manufacturing tool that improves quality, productivity, safety, and workplace culture: itContinue reading… Why You Have Become a Procrastinator, and What To Do About It

Drafting a Proper Project Brief for a Better Outsourcing Experience

A comprehensive brief is a foundational pillar of kicking off just any task, let alone one you’ve chosen to outsource. And while not all briefs are created equal, drafting yours may not always go as seamlessly as expected, notably when tackling a multifaceted project. To communicate your idea accurately and avoid being misunderstood, make sure to pen your brief according to the following measures. Outline the scope of your request. The rationale is pretty simple: you won’t be able toContinue reading… Drafting a Proper Project Brief for a Better Outsourcing Experience

3 Misconceptions That Are Keeping You From Outsourcing.

Outsourcing, a globally acknowledged concept, is known as a cost effective and time-saving technique. The biggest companies around the world have been outsourcing their manufacturing projects, administrative tasks, customer support, design and the list goes on. Businesses in the Middle-East, on the other hand, are finally (yet very slowly) starting to adopt it. Nevertheless, people in the region still have a lot of misconceptions around outsourcing. And here is what are the most common ones:  “How can I guarantee thatContinue reading… 3 Misconceptions That Are Keeping You From Outsourcing.

Outsourcing in the Middle East: 4 Common Challenges & Solutions

With around $80 Billion in revenue, the global outsourcing industry is booming and is providing companies or businesses a great tool to keep moving forward. However, Outsourcing is not just the act of delegating tasks to people. It needs serious planning and implementation if you ever want to do it right and avoid wasting your money and time! And even when you’ve had a good plan, you might face many obstacles along the way. Below are the 4 most common challengesContinue reading… Outsourcing in the Middle East: 4 Common Challenges & Solutions

Beginner’s Guide To Outsourcing [Final]: Your Ultimate Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Successful managers and business owners are well aware that they should not be doing everything by themselves. Smart and effective managers understand the uses of outsourcing, know what to outsource and when. If you’ve never heard about outsourcing, or can’t figure out how to find reliable service providers, we have what you need!       Want to keep this for later?? Download your “Ultimate Outsourcing Cheat Sheet” HERE!  

Beginner’s Guide To Outsourcing [Part 3]: The 6 Step Process

After reading the last couple of articles I’m pretty sure that you have a clear  understanding of the basics of outsourcing – why to outsource and what– now it’s time to get down to business. Stop paying more for less and start outsourcing! A well-thought strategy can provide your company with a handful of benefits related to cost reduction and improved operations. So whether you are outsourcing for the first time or looking for a better way to manage yourContinue reading… Beginner’s Guide To Outsourcing [Part 3]: The 6 Step Process

Beginner’s Guide To Outsourcing [Part 2]: 40+ Tasks to Outsource

Outsourcing is an effective way to reduce cost and have access to real talents around you. However, I believe that it goes beyond that; it’s a tool that helps you get you organized and put more effort into the tasks that actually need your attention. Think about it, many projects have specific requirements and demand certain skills, why stress when you can get your work done by experts? To get more insights on the benefits and nature of outsourcing, youContinue reading… Beginner’s Guide To Outsourcing [Part 2]: 40+ Tasks to Outsource