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How Do You Train Your Outsourcers

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by len2503, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. len2503

    len2503 Junior Member

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    Hey Guys

    If you outsource your work to others when you're doing work, how do you train them? I've a need to send to my odesk'ers instructions on how to do this and that. I've got some premade stuff but does anyone have anything else that they did themselves and are ready to share


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  2. Dan Da Man

    Dan Da Man Elite Member Premium Member

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    Be as detailed as possible on what you want them to do. Make sure they know down to a T what you expect of them. Have them report back to you daily with what they have done and what questions they may have. Skype is essential. For the first week or so you need to be talking with them throughout the steps. Also, get microsoft expression and create videos for each task.

    I think the most crucial part is finding the right people. Those who are motivated to learn. Not those who just want a quick buck. They are hard to find, but when you do find them, they can be your A players to help build your business.

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    good points by Dan. Unfortunately you have to micromanage them to ensure proper output. It can feel like it would be easier doing it yourself, however doing the proper due diligence upfront may procure a better outcome.
     
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    Give them the exact description and criteria of what you want completed. If they can't manage, or after their initial reports they don't fit your level of standards or qualifications, it's time to look for new workers ;)
     
  5. Dan Da Man

    Dan Da Man Elite Member Premium Member

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    Always always check in with them. As hardbents said, you do have to micromanage them at first. You will think they are doing something correct and all along they were doing it completely wrong. It takes a lot of time yes, but when they are properly trained, the micromanaging will dissipate.
     
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