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Most Common Jobs That Companies Outsource To Others

These days businesses of all sizes from very small “mom and pop” shops to large corporations outsource certain jobs. They do this in order to increase the efficiency of their business while at the same time lowering their overall costs.

What Types Of Jobs Do Most Companies Outsource?
Companies and businesses tend to outsource jobs that either require very little skill or require a exceptionally high rate of skill. They also tend to outsource jobs that are one off or sporadic (such as having a company build your companies website.)

Here is a look at some of the jobs that are most commonly outsourced.

Manufacturing- One of the largest types of outsourced jobs is in the field of manufacturing. Companies often find that having their products made overseas is far less expensive than it would cost to set up a factory, maintain a warehouse and hire the people to work the assembly line. Outsourcing manufacturing increases a companies profits while lowering their overall costs.
Call Centers- Businesses such as credit collectors, telemarketing, and customer service jobs often outsource to call centers in order to save money and free up their own staff for other types of work. Any business that needs to make or answer a large volume of calls can benefit from outsourcing this type of work to a call center.
• Writing- The term freelance writer pretty much describes someone who writes work that another company outsources. Everyone from people who own small business websites to big online businesses and even magazines and book writers may outsource some of their writing assignments.
Graphic Design- Graphic design requires highly skilled people who can understand the concept of their customers business. This career requires a mixture of art and communication and a good graphic artists has spent years learning and perfecting their skills. Most companies, unless their business is graphic design don't need and can't afford to keep a full time graphic design artist on staff.
Information Technology Support- Support staff can easily talk people through their technology problems over the phone or access a customers computer through the Internet making this job easy to outsource to literally anywhere in the world.
Security-Most companies that need to have security for a night or full time, tend to outsource that job to people who have the skills for this type of work. There are a number of companies that have made security big business renting out their services on a full time or part time basis. There are even companies that outsource their Electronic security to companies who can set up their cameras and link them to their computers.
Bookkeeping/Accounting- Small businesses tend to use outsourced bookkeeping and accounting rather than the owner trying to keep perform these tasks themselves or hire someone to perform this tasks since often these tasks can be completed in a short amount of time and don't require a business to hire a full time employee.

Be sure to check out the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing mentioned below, before you make your decision.
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