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Be procedurally correct when outsourcing employees by following these 6 steps

by , 08 December 2015
Outsourcing is when you use an external company to do services or run operations on your behalf. It's usually the responsibility of your HR department and management.

Now with labour issues rising, outsourcing has become a fairly common practice in order to meet many companies' business demands.

If you're considering outsourcing, whether it be for services or employees, then you must ensure that you do so legally-compliant way,

Here are 6 steps for you to follow when selecting an outsourcing vendor:

Step#1: Define your objectives and goals

This is a fairly simple step, in which you need to clearly describe the process, service or product you want outsourced.

You should also be able to define what you intend to achieve through outsourcing.

Set up a Vendor Evaluation Team to evaluate any potential vendors in line with your goals and objectives.

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Step#2: Find out all you need to know about the vendor

A Request for Information (RFI) document is what you'll evaluate first during vendor evaluations.

This documents sets out what your team's business requirements are so that the vendor can understand what you wish to achieve.

Once the vendors get back to you, weigh each of them up within your requirements.

Step#3: Prepare the RFP

This step involves a Request for Proposal (RFP), which should be sent to at least 3 short-listed suppliers, after which you can select the best one.

This documents includes your requirements, including skill-set requirements, infrastructure and quality certifications etc.

Step#4: Due diligence

After the vendors have sent back their RFP documents, in which they'll provide their strategies.

Begin evaluating them.
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