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Find the right professional
Take advantage of recruitment venues
Create a Service Agreement
- Usually works exclusively for their employer
- Works under the employer’s direction
- Gets paid days off in their contract
If possible, set a deadline
Set clear payment terms
You can also write payment terms that help ensure the contractor completes the required tasks before they get paid. Some possibilities would be to pay a small upfront fee, 50% midway, or pay the full amount upon project completion.
Clarify intellectual property
Discuss privacy and security measures
Create an action plan
If you’re going to outsource work, you want to give the hired help a clear plan to follow. The earlier you make this plan, the more likely you are to avoid miscommunication with your contractor or freelancer. In turn, this helps you get the biggest return on investment (ROI) when outsourcing services.