As the economy continues to evolve at unprecedented rates in the 21st century, it has become harder and harder for businesses to find employees with the currently relevant skills that they need. Today, many employers struggle to find the talent they need to remain competitive.
Small businesses aren't meant to stay small forever. Eventually, you'll have to breach the barrier and scale up - or remain stagnant and fail. Many entrepreneurs understand this and dream of taking things to the next level. Unfortunately, in an effort to do what they want they end up ignoring what they need to do. Here are a number of things you can do to make the transition and growth process easier.
Many entrepreneurs know how valuable freelancers can be. They're comparatively inexpensive labor you can hire for specific jobs. Things such as cost reduction and scalability are all great reasons to look into outsourcing work. However, it's important to remember that just like anything else in the world, it has its problems. Here are a few things you should learn about any freelancer you're considering hiring.
This is an industry secret, that people may not want you to know, but many of the Internet’s biggest names outsource at least some of their content. Neil Patel does it. Many other big names in my industry do it — whether they post it under their own name or not.
In other words, outsourcing some or all of your content production, especially as you grow, is a common industry practice.