Which accounts are under threat from outsourcing?
Posted April 25, 2018 09:24:54The cost of outsourcing jobs in Australia is so high that many Australians are being asked to accept the consequences of outsourcing work, even if they don’t want to.
The cost of outsourced work is already costing businesses tens of thousands of dollars each year.
While many Australians have been left out of the job hunt, other sectors are not getting the same treatment.
There are currently more than 3,200 outsourcing jobs at the moment, accounting for nearly half of all jobs created in the Australian economy.
This number includes positions that are being created at a faster rate than in other sectors.
The numbers of people leaving a company due to outsourcing is also on the rise.
“There are now more than 2.5 million Australian workers who are looking for a new job, and those looking for work are paying more in wages, while being required to pay a higher amount in tax,” says Stephen O’Rourke from the National Association of Accountants.
Companies are looking at ways of mitigating the costs of outsourcing, including paying a better rate of return on their investments.
One option is to pay employees more in salary and benefits, which is something that is becoming increasingly common across the country.
But outsourcing is a cost that should not be allowed to continue, and it’s not just the job market that’s being impacted.
Australians are also being asked by employers to accept that the costs they’re paying for outsourcing are a price worth paying.
If you’re looking to take on more responsibility and take on a more proactive role in the workplace, you might want to consider outsourcing, says Mr O’Bourke.
To find out more about outsourcing in Australia, check out our outsourcing section.
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