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Fingers burnt by hiring freelancers? Hire a virtual employee instead


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Are you weary of chasing the freelancers to whom you have given your project? Do you feel that you have had enough? Do you want really dependable services and at the same time want to enjoy all the benefits of outsourcing? If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, then your best bet is to hire a virtual employee. This is because a virtual employee is your own dedicated resource working exclusively for you from a remote location. You can get in touch with this resource at your own convenience, as this employee works from the state-of-the-art office of the service provider who provides you with all the means to track and supervise your project in your own way. Hiring a virtual employee gives you control on your outsourced project which comes from opening your own offshore office.

For a company or a business owner who wants a project done from an economically cheaper location but still wants to exercise complete control over it, hiring a virtual employee is the answer. This is because unlike freelancers, a virtual employee is your own dedicated resource with whom you can collaborate just like you do with your onshore employees. While the freelancers handle multiple projects at the same time, your virtual employee works exclusively for you, thus leaving little space for any sort of data fudging. Another advantage of a virtual employee over a freelancer is that this dedicated resource is never away from your reach. Irrespective of the time zone you are in, you can ask this employee to work the same hours as you do. This is the kind of control and flexibility that you enjoy with a virtual employee. For obvious reasons, you cannot even imagine such a control over an offshore freelancer.

Hiring a virtual employee means having your own offshore office

To set-up an offshore office, you have to first find out a perfect location. Then there are infrastructural requirements like office space, logistics, hardware and software. Above all, you need to hire suitable human resources who can execute your project in compliance with the set quality standards. Apart from all this, you have to take care of the employee benefits in accordance with the laws of the offshore location. In all, it really is a cumbersome task. Maybe that is the only reason some companies and entrepreneurs opt for freelancers. However, by hiring a virtual employee you can bypass all these functional difficulties and can still have your own offshore office in India . Wondering how is it possible? The answer is that your service provider takes care of all these things. So that you don't have to.

Hire a virtual employee instead of a freelancer

With a virtual employee, you get everything ready made, be it office space, hardware or software or communication technology. Even employee benefits are taken care of by the service provider. You simply pay a monthly fee for the virtual employee and just concentrate on your project. What is more, you enjoy unmatched flexibility in terms of increasing or decreasing the number of virtual employees working for you. Add to this, the latest communication devices at your disposal to communicate and collaborate with your virtual employees. Can you imagine such reliability and flexibility in case of a freelancer. If not, hire a virtual employee instead of a freelancer .

Daya Mukherjee is Head - Content working for a Remote Staffing Outsourcing company in India . You can find out more by hiring a virtual employee is better than hiring a freelancer by visiting our Outsourcing Services Website and Our Outsourcing Services Blog.


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