The Rising Popularity of VA Outsourcing to the Philippines – 2 Min. Read Outsourcing InsightsChris JankulovskiFebruary 15, 20170 The past years have seen countless American, European and Australian companies outsourcing staff across various roles, one of the most popular being a VA from the Philippines. Business Process Outsourcing is now considered as one of the leading businesses in many developing countries such as the Philippines, India, China, Russia and South America. But what makes a VA from the Philippines so popular? There are many reasons but at the core, the Philippines is an ideal match for this type of professional as it’s a workforce composed mostly of young, educated and English-speaking people. Actually, no matter what the role, according to the list of outsourcing trends by Datamark in their Ask the Experts, Outsourcing News dated December 10, 2015, the Philippines has actually risen to the 2nd spot, dominating Mumbai, when it comes to the top 10 outsourcing destinations in the world. Imagine getting the services of a highly-dependable VA from the Philippines at a fraction of the cost of other professional hires, or freelancers for that matter. This allows small and medium-scale businesses to enjoy the benefits of having a virtual staff or even a whole team of outsourced assistants. Offshore staffing enables companies to reduce overheads without compromising quality. At Remote Staff we are on the ground in the Philippines and have a very good understanding of true local wages, you can rest assured that you’re getting a VA from the Philippines at a fairly reasonable rate without the freelancer mindset. Why the world loves VA’s from the Philippines When you hire a VA from the Philippines, you will also notice that he/she has a stronger affinity to Western culture. This is because of the country’s cultural history wherein it was colonized by the Americans for a number of years. Filipino professionals are also familiar with the way international companies do business. This is because the country is home to multiple HQs of companies established abroad. Most of our contractors also have previous experience working for international employers. This significantly reduces the length of and challenges that come with the onboarding process. Imagine needing less time to train your staff (since they are experts in their fields) and having more time to work on actual tasks. Would you like more time in your day? A reliable VA from the Philippines can handle so many tasks for you: Admin tasks Appointment setting Follow-up calls Office organisation Email management Travel arrangement Personal errands Plus so much more Sound good? If you’d like to find out more about hiring a VA from the Philippines, give our Business Strategist Walter a call on +612 8073 4142 (Int’l) or 1300 363 572 (AU Only) or fill in a briefing form.