It is always best to have a reliable partner when globally outsourcing and building virtual team.
There are risks in finding reliable Virtual team members.
Eyebrows of business owners are raised when they select team members. A very busy virtual team owner from Elance says “It is hard to find good people and it is even harder to find good IT professionals but thanks to Elance I have even more visibility than just a CV and reference checks. Elance gives you the reality and credibility of the provider and makes it easy to decide my team” .
Elance is one such market place where talented professionals and global buyers come together.
Elance helps small businesses hire and manage freelance and contract professionals. Over 100,000 businesses use Elance to find rated and tested Programmers, Designers, Writers, Marketers, Customer Service Agents and Virtual Assistants.
Elance has improved a lot, the way companies buy and manage services. It is the leading provider of software solutions for Services Procurement and Management (SPM), which improve the way that organizations buy and manage services – one of the largest components of corporate spending.
Escrow is one such feature that gives Elance it’s reliability. Providers are certain to be paid and buyers are safe and cannot be taken for a ride without delivering.
I will be posting more blogs on Elance and managing teams using Elance. In the mean time you can sign-up and explore with Elance. Signing up is really simple and easy for both buyers and providers.
Just click on the Elance banner and fill in your details and within minutes you are ready to outsource. Believe me it is so simple.
I have sat on both sides of the table at Elance( Buyer and provider). I will be posting more blogs on how to work with Elance and select providers that are reliable.
There is a rating system and feedback for providers in Elance. I will also post more details on how to select reliable virtual team members from Elance.
By streamlining Services Procurement and Management processes, Elance helps companies of all sizes realize significant business transformations, productivity gains and cost reductions.Elance improves the way organizations buy and manage services – the largest component of corporate spending.
With Elance’s Services Procurement and Management (SPM) solutions, busnesses can improve the success rates and lower the costs of project and contractor based services. The company’s offerings include Elance 3, an easy-to-adopt application suite for Fortune 1000 companies and Elance Online, a Web-based services marketplace that lets small and medium sized businesses benefit from the industry’s largest network of professional services vendors and procurement experts.