My Experiment With The Multi-Author Blog Model, Leslie Samuel Takes Over Become A Blogger, My Bizarre Outsourcing Experience And Why I Left AWeber

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I covered how I said no to becoming a speaker selling on stage, slowly closed down all … Read the rest of this entry » Blogs & Blogging Content Creation Entrepreneur Profiles Yaro''s Projects AWeber become a blogger content production system hiring writers leslie samuel multi-author blog office auto pilot outsourcing to the philippines Tweet This is part 9 of my Business Timeline , you can read all of the previous chapters here.

A step-by-step guide to HR outsourcing

The Startup Magazine

Your human resource activities can be outsourced to: Independent HR consultants are professionals who can assist you with hiring, HR policies, and other decision-making. Finding and hiring new talent is one of the most important tasks for any HR department.

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What Do Diversity Hiring and Work From Home Jobs Have in Common?

Transformify - Recruiting

’’ Diversity hiring is not about ticking boxes in checklists or having all groups represented whatever the definition might be across different geographies around the world. So, who benefits the most from work from home jobs and diversity hiring programs?

What Can A Startup Do in 5 days? Watch this

Steve Blank

MatchBook – Hiring platform structured similarly to dating apps. MUSTA – Telemedicine platform for patients in the Philippines. With a terrific crew of instructors, TA’s, and mentors, we successfully concluded Session 1 of our Hacking 4 Recovery summer series – with 20 teams sharing their final presentations last night. Slides for these presentations are in this folder , and we will be editing and sharing videos of each presentation shortly.

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10 Remote Staffing Blunders That Will Cost You Dearly

Startup Professionals Musings

He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. Hire and train your own managers for internal and external work projects.

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[Singapore] Remote, Freelance, Online Work Taking Off Here

YoungUpstarts

India and the Philippines had the largest number of freelancers at 340,890 and 85,621 freelancers respectively. Of special note is Singapore, which has emerged as amongst Elance’s top 10 hiring countries at No. 7 in terms of payment volume in Q1 2013 when hiring online freelancers. Clients in Singapore hired most freelancers from India, United States, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Philippines.

Can you hire an all-remote team using freelance platforms only?

Transformify - Recruiting

The ‘’Gig Economy’’ series sheds light on the future of work and the pros and cons of hiring freelancers and gig workers. My experience with freelancers was very positive and I decided to adopt an all-remote concept and hire remote workers regardless of their location. My procurement team is in China, my customer support team is in the Philippines, my COO is in Ukraine, my CFO is in Atlanta, and my legal team is in Chicago.

5 Tips for a Great Start to Your New Job

The Startup Magazine

new job, hiring and employment concept. Once you’ve hit success at finding Philippine jobs in Mynimo.com , here are five things you can do to start your job on the right note. .

Is Outsourcing Exploitation?

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I was comfortable with my stance on outsourcing, comfortable enough to recommend it and promote products, and profit from the affiliate commissions, from people who use the catch-call of $2-per-hour labor and the phrase – “ they do the work, you get the money “ I’ve begun the process of outsourcing to the Philippines. I can’t even hire ONE Australian full time on that kind of money, let alone an entire team. I wasn’t going to write this article.

10 Outside Staffing Quotes True Entrepreneurs Avoid

Startup Professionals Musings

He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. Hire and train your own managers for internal and external work projects.

Paul Herdsman Of NICE Global: The Benefits Of Utilizing Nearshore Outsourcing For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Put simply, offshore outsourcing means hiring a company to perform a service from a different part of the world. Back in 2013, my own company was offshore outsourcing to four different countries: the Dominican Republic, Honduras, the Philippines, and India.

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How To Start A Medical Tourism Business

YoungUpstarts

You can hire a professional service to complete this task. Hungary/Philippines: Advanced dentistry. Are you an entrepreneur who needs fresh ideas for a startup company?

Control your euphoria!

Berkonomics

Completion of a software project by the remote workers in (Philippines, Brazil, Armenia, fill in the blank… Just name a country whose daytime is our nighttime.) One thing a senior manager can count on is that someday, something will go right, very right. Well, after all the disappointments, pressure and outright failures, this is NEWS. So we tend to go overboard a bit.

How to hire a programmer to make your ideas happen

sivers.org

Derek Sivers about me blog books email list contact How to hire a programmer to make your ideas happen 2010-06-19 Do you have an idea for a website, online business, or application, but need a programmer to turn that idea into reality? Say, “We are hiring a developer to create only the beginning of an application. Hire one from each. Hire them to make the next milestone happen, and the next and the next. when did you find the need to hire a programmer by yourself?

[Singapore] LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Users In Singapore

YoungUpstarts

million) and the Philippines (1.5+ ”All the member interactions taking place on LinkedIn form a massive wealth of data which companies are using to transform the way they hire the right talent, market their brands to the right audience, and sell more effectively.” LinkedIn first established an office here in Singapore back in 2011.

10 Reasons For Startups To Be Wary Of Outsourcing

Startup Professionals Musings

He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. Hire and train your own managers for internal and external work projects. You should never hire internal or external staff based solely on what they can do now. These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees.

Survival Tips From A Seasoned Digital Nomad Who Made It Out The Other Side

YoungUpstarts

The exception to that rule is finding an island which is heavily dominated by tourists – such as Boracay in the Philippines – which has the budget to cater for Western needs. Our office in Cebu in the Philippines was obliterated by super typhoon Yolanda, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded which killed more than 6,300 people. These ex-pats can be hired for client relationship management to further provide confidence that your outfit is professional.

10 Outsourcing Myths Jeopardize Too Many New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. Hire and train your own managers for internal and external work projects. You should never hire internal or external staff based solely on what they can do now. These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees.

The Big Six Online Business Models

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

At the moment I’m going through the process of hiring new full time workers, plus John Reese is launching his Outsource Force program and giving away free videos on how to outsource, so this subject is a bit in focus for me right now. I’ve tasked her with the job of hiring our first two outsourcers from the Philippines, which she is finalizing by testing applicants as I type this article.

McLaren Strategic Ventures Sajan Pillai Discusses the Top Five Trends for Advancing Global Technology in 2022 

The Startup Magazine

He led the company’s global business operations through its centers in the US, the UK, Spain, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Mexico, Australia, Poland, and Israel.

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How To Smash Through The First Roadblock To Online Success

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

These particular marketers have teams of programmers, writers, customer support staff, telemarketers, and admin assistants, most of whom live in countries like India, Romania and the Philippines. How do you critique and hire outsourcers? Which countries are the best to hire from and why? Tags: Outsourcing contractors hire a freelancer outsourcer tech person tyrone shum

Top 5 Fastest - Growing Freelance Platforms in 2020

Transformify - Recruiting

It is impossible for them to lower their rates to match the bids of those freelancers living in India, Bangladesh or the Philippines where the living costs are much lower. Based in the Philippines, Onlinejobs.ph Given that the gig economy is on the rise and Industry 4.0

10 Key Outsourcing Mistakes Made By Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. Hire and train your own managers for internal and external work projects. You should never hire internal or external staff based solely on what they can do now. These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees.

5 Innovative Fundraising Ideas For Non-Profit Organizations

YoungUpstarts

The organization’s expenses such as utility expenses and the pay for its hired employees are from the donated funds. One of the biggest examples of this campaign was the “Tulong Na, Tabang Ba, Tayo Na” T-shirt campaign of the TV network ABS-CBN in 2013 to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Building a non-profit organization for a noble cause is a great thing to do in order to contribute to society.

21 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Favorite Business or Entrepreneur Turnaround Story

Hearpreneur

Hiring an expert or a coach to walk you through this stage can help you minimize the chances of failure although identifying the problem first can be a great way to create a long-lasting strategy. Henry Sy, the guy behind the world-famous SM Malls, is a household name in the Philippines.

10 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Favorite Business or Entrepreneur Turnaround Story

Hearpreneur

Hiring an expert or a coach to walk you through this stage can help you minimize the chances of failure although identifying the problem first can be a great way to create a long-lasting strategy. Henry Sy – the man behind the great SM Malls who is widely known in the Philippines.

Freelancing – A Prelude To Entrepreneurship 

YoungUpstarts

Hiring “resources” who work remotely for companies is slowly catching on – perhaps because it is cost effective, if nothing else. Hiring “remote part-time resources” is not challenging either. Graphic designers in the Philippines, IT professionals in India and writers in Britain have become easier to engage with. by Soumik Roy. The talent pool accessible to companies today is global. Logistics isn’t a constraint anymore.

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Episode 56: Task Management and Virtual Outsourcing with Chris Ducker

Mike Michalowicz

Originally from the UK, Chris has lived in the Philippines for 15-years, where he hosts the annual Tropical Think Tank mastermind event and has founded several businesses, which combined house over 300 full-time employees. Hire people to run the show and stick to the tasks that you do best rather than having to do everything. Hire for the role and not for the task. Don’t hire 1 person and expect them to do 5 different jobs. Hire for the role and not for the task.

Supercharge Growth Without Raising Money

YoungUpstarts

Myself and the other founders managed to develop our company and generate more than 200,000,000 visits, hire 22 people, get 3,000+ customers, and promote products for the likes of Creative Labs, Polaroid, and Sony. I hired our first editor as well as a couple blog authors to help us generate content faster. As I mentioned before with a startup, cash is king and therefore you have to be careful about who you hire and why you are hiring them.

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5 Mistakes We Made While Growing A Startup In Southeast Asia

YoungUpstarts

Not knowing this when we first started out may have gotten in the way of our ability to hire more people during the initial stages but we’ve definitely come to realise that taking note of these factors can make a world of difference and is a small but notable way for a company to show that their employees’ well-being matter to them. Upon realising this, it definitely helped to speed up the hiring process and we now work with a multicultural team of 14.

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Congratulations to Upwork

A Crowded Space

Early on, we would routinely get emails and chats from freelancers in Russia, Ukraine, India, Bangladesh, and the Philippines expressing tremendous thanks. Mistakes of Hiring Like most founding employees, people tend to ask me what lessons I learned throughout my tenure at the company (hence, this post). While it may seem obvious, I can say that hiring mistakes are what taught me the most. I hired a lot of people in a short amount of time and consequently made many mistakes.

3 Cost-Saving Tips for Your Business Website

The Startup Magazine

In fact, hiring a designer from a freelancers’ site like Upwork.com can cost you anything between $18 and $70 per hour. Another cheaper option is to hire a student to get your website design done. You will probably hire a writer. Agencies in the Philippines, India, and other countries with a lower cost of living offer wide range of services, from web designing to content writing and marketing. You can choose which level of writers you would like to hire for the job.

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Thinking About Immigration Reform

Rob Go

I was born in the Philippines and lived the first 17 years of my life in Manila and in Hong Kong. And I’m on the board of two companies led by founders who had to jump through hoops to get their O-1 visa so they can build their companies in America and continue to contribute to the local economy and hire lots and lots of people. My grandfather left China to be an indentured servant in the Philippines.

Remote Jobs: The Fair Pay Rate Dilemma

Transformify - Recruiting

As millions of people worldwide already lost their jobs amid COVID-19 outbreak, local labor agencies across the globe are looking much closer at overseas remote work arrangements asking companies ‘’ Why don’t you hire locally?

How Virtual Assistants Allow You to Stop Wasting Your Time With Grunt Work

Growthink Blog

Of the many types of providers to which you can outsource work, there's a certain amount of leverage you can achieve by hiring a virtual assistant trained to do many things. Would you rather hire and manage different people for each of these tasks? just hire one person to do them all? If not, hire whoever can do the most and train them to do the rest. And/or for specialized projects, continue to hire individual outsourcers.

25 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Major Accomplishments in 2019

Hearpreneur

One of the steps we took was to establish MAXIM BPO, a Business Process Outsourcing company in Manila, Philippines, to perform back-office functions for our various verticals including inbound/outbound call center, accounting and bookkeeping, and IT Support.

How a startup should leverage a personal assistant

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

A virtual assistant (VA) is a remote worker hired to complete tasks you should not be doing as the founder of a startup. These hiring arrangements are described below: Task-based — ($3-10/hour overseas, $12-50/hour in the U.S.) I've had the best results hiring VA's in the Philippines. I've had positive results and have personally hired a VA using every method listed above. This includes hiring U.S.-based

Is Remote Work the Future of Employment?

Transformify - Recruiting

By adopting an all-remote policy, companies can avoid all of these costs, and put that money into marketing and hiring high-quality people which makes scaling faster and more effective. Sean Weisbrot is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO of SideKick.

23 Online Tools and Virtual Services to Help Your Business

Growthink Blog

It used to be that Elance and Guru were the only two places to go to hire people. I suggest posting a project on each of these and hiring the best from among the total responses. OnlineJobs.ph - A subscription site that gives you access to hiring skilled workers in the Philippines directly, often for $300-400 per month full-time!

5 Ways to Keep Your Small Business Growing

Up and Running

Hsieh hires people not on the basis of their experience or expertise, but on whether they are a good fit with the company culture of Zappos. These include the hiring of virtual assistants, which lowers operational costs while increasing the level of productivity. . So by hiring a virtual assistant you can increase the level of productivity without compromising your operational budget. Hire your competition. Running a small business is a daunting challenge.

Don’t drink your own Kool-Aid (surviving TC50)

Both Sides of the Table

We had scrambled to get a product to market, built our first website, rapidly hired a technology team, raised our seed round of capital ($1.5 The phones rang off the hook (we didn’t even think about hiring somebody to answer them). This is part of my ongoing series “Start-up Lessons”.

Lessons from my Dad

Rob Go

Be Bold : My Dad grew up in the Philippines and was an entrepreneur. My Dad was always proud that a man from the Philippines who couldn’t even speak proper cantonese could start a successful consumer business in Hong Kong that was a first of its kind. He also hired and kept the same assistant for the past 30 years, and she literally has never had another job her entire career.

I am a developer, yet I outsource the development of my startup

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

That’s right, the plan was to hire someone that help me hire a developer. I actually hired two girls for $3/hour each with this ad. The virtual assistants I hired were "IT recruiters" or "Technical recruiters" from the Philippines. It turned out that they didn’t know anyone good enough and after trying to hire only in the Philippines without success, I opened up the criteria to accept Eastern Europeans.

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