Often overlooked, one of the best ways to save a significant amount of money for your company, when needing a service, is to look for a provider away from your frontiers to render it to you.
Emerging economies excel in this. For example, the cost of an Indian programmer is a lot cheaper than any European peer; likewise a Peruvian designer costs a lot less than one from the United States.
Foreign professionals usually cost less because their countries are evolving slowly and they need to keep their prices low in order to continue being competitive both for foreign and their own markets. Your organization can take advantage of this.
One of the best ways to find foreign professionals is through the Internet. Foreign professionals may find it hard to post an ad in a foreign newspaper, so you should look at on-line classified ads instead.
To pay them, you may be asked to pay a percentage in advance and the rest when the job is over. It is fine to accept such conditions. Honestly, in many occasions these professionals will deem you as a window to get a lot of money from your country and treat you very well.
I am also sure you will be surprised with the quality of the work you get for the bargain you paid at the end.
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