Are Remote Workers Right for You?

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Are Remote Workers Right for You?

  • April 01st, 2016
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Like many of our clients here at On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire, you might be the owner or manager of “brick and mortar” business, an organisation that has been developed locally to serve the local area. For you, the idea of utilising remote workers may never have entered your mind. Yet, whatever your business and however you operate, you may actually receive tremendous benefits from hiring employees who are not in your physical location.

Are remote workers right for you? Here’s what they may be able to offer your business.

Expand Your Operating Hours

Physical businesses are limited by space and time. But with remote workers, you can bend at least one of these dimensions. It is possible to hire remote employees who live in different time zones than your primary hours, even in Australia. This can increase your operating hours and give you a chance to reach even more potential customers. Maybe you need customer service for extended hours. A remote worker could be your perfect answer.

Add a Professional Touch

It never hurts to add that extra professional touch to your enterprise. A remote worker can be available to respond to calls, handle invoices, and tackle other tasks when you or the rest of your team are unavailable. You may even opt to hire a professional Virtual Assistant who is specifically skilled in handling remote work for businesses. There are likely many things you never find the time to manage around your business. Remote workers can oversee these tasks and others, ensuring the phone always gets answered, customers have a constant, courteous contact, and the level of professionalism for your business soars.

Outsource Those Details

Perhaps you are a mobile business, and you rarely spend time in any sort of office environment. Or maybe you work out of a tightly packed warehouse. In such cases, where does your administrative staff work? If you’ve been handling all administrative tasks on your own, using a remote worker to handle these could take enormous pressure off of you and help your business to run much more smoothly. And if a traditional office environment is not apart of your organisation, then a remote worker may be exactly what you need.

The Specific Skills You Require

Sometimes that ideal employee lives just out of reach. The most talented candidate with a specific set of skills may live in a different state or territory. Do you have to give up and restart your search? Nope! Instead, you can hire this individual on a remote basis, taking every advantage of those highly specialised talents and getting the best for your workplace (even from far away).

Would you like further information about the possibilities of remote hiring? On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire has been delving into this new realm of employment in the past few years, and we’d love to guide you in the right direction. Give us a call to find out more.

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