The types of tasks you should consider outsourcing include the
- Repetitive tasks: Data entry is a good example
of a highly repetitive task. While you may use your in-house staff
for this, it may be a better idea to outsource this and employ the
in-house staff for more useful work.
- Specialized tasks: IT support can be the right
example of this type of task. While you may need IT support for
your network, you may not need to appoint a full-time employee for
this purpose. In such a situation, a contractor may be ideal for
this specialized work.
- Expert tasks: Financial analyst is a good
example of a position requiring a high level of expertise, but that
you can still easily outsource. It may be difficult for a small
business to pay for highly-skilled executives. However, you can
appoint a financial analyst on a contractual basis at a much lower