Top tips for Outsourcing: be prepared for extra admin time

Clients and VAs often complain to us about the quality of outsourcer there is out there… Here at SVA we want to promote best practice so that it reflects well on the whole industry, so we put together some tips on how to outsource your work safely.

Tip 10: Lastly, be prepared for extra admin time:  You’ll need to set aside extra time for checking the work before it gets sent back to clients, and you’ll also need to build in admin time for paying them and organising the schedule.  I liken my job as an outsourcer rather like the Fat Controller in Thomas the Tank Engine – it’s my job to make sure the trains run on time, but I do very little train driving myself!

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