Losing Focus on Product Will Haunt You Forever, Outsource Back Office ASAPby Mayra Justin Back Office Centers
many aspects of your business that require complete might of your brain. Tasks
like R&D, feasibility study, designing, finding delivery channels are just
a few in the long list of vital functions that an entrepreneur has to perform.
Only when these functions are performed with due diligence over a period of
time, you see good results. But when you add the burden of back office on your
daily functions, the challenge of managing the business becomes even more
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is accounting, data entry, catalog management or payroll processing; each task
requires your complete attention. But if you haven’t got the time to focus on these
tasks, then it is best not to procrastinate and waste time. Thinking about back
office outsourcing and not doing it is a big problem. Below is a checklist with
yes/no questions that you should answer and decide for yourself if back
office support services outsourcing is the way to go for your
1. Are you
willing to pay back office employees the same salary as your core process employees?
2. Are you
ready to invest in expensive back office software solutions that will not be
used for your core process?
3. Can you
spend on training the employees?
4. Do you have
time to oversee back office operations?
5. Do you have
additional space in your office to set up your back office team?
These are 5
pertinent questions that you should try to answer yourself (or take a poll on)
before making the final decision on outsourcing. If the answer to more than
three of these questions is in the negative, then you should definitely give back
office outsourcing a try.
How to Screen Back Office Service Providers for Your Business?
deciding to outsource back office is only
half the work done. Simply outsourcing to just about any back office service
provider can get you in trouble. You should realize that along with your back
office tasks, you will be also handing over your customers’ critical
information. Therefore, your first priority should always be on finding such a
vendor that has built up a good reputation by working in the industry for a
long time. Anyone working in the outsourcing industry knows that reputation is
what gets him business and any compromise in data security can tarnish his
image. Hence, better the reputation, the more likely your vendor is to keep
your vital data safe. Apart from this priority, you should also look for the
following attributes in your back office
1. Access to relevant software: Back
office service providers use their software solutions for more than one
client. Therefore, quality vendors always have the best software handy. So,
when you outsource your business, you get your work done more efficiently and
accurately without spending too much. Hence, it is best to check the software
your vendor will be using before outsourcing your back office.
2. Access to experienced workforce: When it comes to back office
tasks, nothing beats experience. Always evaluate the quality of workforce (by
visiting the premises of vendor or through an online test), before you sign the
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