The Most Popular Outsourced Jobs
Outsourcing occurs when a company contracts out a portion of its business to another company; these jobs would have traditionally been done by in-house employees.
It’s important to make a distinction between outsourcing and offshoring. Jobs can be outsourced to local companies that specialize in that particular area. Offshoring, though still a form of outsourcing, is when a company outsources portions of its work to be done overseas.
This is a growing trend as companies find that outsourcing and offshoring lead to greater efficiency and cost savings as they don’t have to pay salaries and benefits to employees, and instead pay contract fees for completion of duties. This also allows companies to allocate greater resources to parts of the company that they excel at.