The start of a new decade has led to an unexpected turn of events for global businesses, but it’s not all bad. Many have seized the opportunity to create added value for their customers despite ongoing global turmoil by using the cloud.
Understandably, businesses may have many questions and concerns about the current economic state. However, you can use several strategies to minimize disruption during the pandemic and maximize opportunities for growth as the market begins to re-open.
For many businesses, outsourcing has been the key to keeping operations resilient throughout this challenging period. Having a strong partnership with the right provider has allowed them to continue serving clients and customers, while cutting costs and maintaining a balanced cash flow.
How outsourcing and the cloud can help you do business no matter the odds
Leverage tech tools for remote work
Remote work doesn’t have to be challenging, especially if you can restructure your systems and processes to make everything work via the cloud.
You also need the right tools and technology in place for agile but reliable communication. Your outsourcing partner must have the resources to help you with this.
While video conferencing is certainly nothing new, the pandemic has brought many businesses up to speed with what an economical and valuable tool it can be.
It is faster, more convenient and great for minimizing your overheads. When you embrace the efficient strategies that outsourcing can bring, you’ll have the opportunity to implement these tools into your daily operations, even long after the pandemic ends.
Turn opportunities into revenue
Let the current situation be a catalyst for you to reassess your business strategies.
Are there projects that you’ve put on hold due to time constraints? Have you wanted to develop new systems and processes to increase your staff’s productivity and better serve your clients?
Now is the perfect time to develop new products and services using cloud-based technology to help customers thrive and adapt to the new normal.
Outsourcing your business functions can future proof your business. It allows you to stay relevant and continue to meet your customer’s needs. Even in an uncertain market, your business can still be profitable and gain a competitive edge—which also allows you to build trust with your existing and prospective clients.
Expand prospecting and recruitment aspects
One of the reasons why many businesses choose to outsource is to save time. They could then spend that precious time developing strategies and growing the business.
One of the primary areas that benefits from outsourcing is the recruitment process. Outsourcing allows companies to hire talented, highly-skilled professionals with their outsourcing providers doing the time-consuming heavy lifting.
Businesses that use remote teams as part of their business continuity plans (BCP) have been able to carry out their recruitment processes with minimal disruption.
Through outsourcing, they’ve taken advantage of a much larger global talent pool as location restrictions have been lifted. With remote work options, staff are more likely to stay with the company even when the current crisis is over. This strategy helps businesses reduce costs since they can lower turnover rates and don’t need to invest as much in replacing leaving employees and re-training new ones.
Outsourcing with Cloudstaff
For over 10 years, Cloudstaff has helped businesses across the globe achieve their goals by sourcing knowledgeable, high-performance offshore teams. Whether you’re looking to create efficiencies in your business processes or improve customer experience with 24/7 and free up time for your onshore teams to focus on growing your business.
With a talent pool featuring thousands of qualified candidates, we have the staff you need to achieve success. Contact our team today to find out more.