The secrets to building your own remote workforce

The many advancements in the online world mean that businesses can change the way in which they hire. At one time, your employee choices would have been quite small. After all, you would have had to hire people that live near enough to your company to commute each day. Now, there is another way. Creating a talented remote workforce might be one of the best things you will ever do.

What is a remote workforce?

First of all, you may be wondering what a remote workforce is and why you should consider getting one. Well, you can either hire employees or work with freelancers online. Your remote staff members will work for you just like any other employee, but they will work from home each day. Once you have a solid team of people, you can use them to your best advantage. After all, it means that you can get the best people for the roles. If you want to expand fast, this option might be the best one for you.

Why should you consider this option?

Many people wonder whether this option is a viable one or not. Well, if you want to grow your company without moving to a large office, it might be perfect for you. If you worry that your staff will not be loyal online, you are wrong. When people have the flexibility to work from home, it means that they are more productive than usual. When you have a remote workforce, you have a chance to pick the best possible candidates for your team. You can hire staff from all around the globe. That in itself can be a massive advantage. Continue reading “The secrets to building your own remote workforce”

I started a business with a baby: Amanda Ashworth of Excelsior Recruitment Partnership

Tell us a little about your business

Excelsior Recruitment Partnership is a specialist recruitment consultancy specialising in HR, PR, Sales and Marketing. We recruit in London and East Anglia we were established in July 2011. There are currently 3 of us working for Excelsior and we plan to expand this over the next year.

What was your job before starting your business?

I was working as a business development manager for a recruitment agency in Cambridge.

How did you go from your old career to your new business? Continue reading “I started a business with a baby: Amanda Ashworth of Excelsior Recruitment Partnership”