Tips from Your Hospitality Brokers: Staff You Can Outsource
You may actually be able to save money by outsourcing certain staff functions at your hotel. But what staff members can be outsourced, and is it always a good idea? Today in the Southeast International Hotel Brokers blog, our hospitality brokers offer some advice on outsourcing.
Should I Outsource My Staff?
Before you decided whether or not to outsource your staff, you’ll want to consider the pros and cons. According to our hospitality brokers, these are some of the benefits you’ll get from outsourcing your staff:
Reduced Costs – Outsourcing certain staff roles can reduce your overall costs. It also reduces time and effort for training.
Well-Trained Staff – Speaking of training, outsourced staff from a good company will be specially trained for the task you’re hiring them to do.
Time for You to Focus on the Big Picture – Without having to manage staff as closely, you have more time to focus on the big picture and dedicate yourself to other aspects of the business.
Of course, there are also some drawbacks. Here are some disadvantages our hospitality brokers have analyzed:
Less Control Over Staff – Of course, not having to manage your staff as closely also means that you won’t have quite as much control over their duties.
You’re a Customer to a Bigger Brand – You also have to keep in mind that you’re one of many customers that this company will have. This means your needs may be neglected, and you may find that outsourced staff members lack the same dedication as the staff you employ directly.
Staff That Can be Outsourced
If you make the decision to outsource, you probably won’t want to outsource services such as concierges and front desk receptionists. These staff members often interact with guests and you’ll want them to be in-house more often than not.
You can, however, outsource your housekeeping, landscaping, and payroll services. Services like these can be costly to keep in-house, and outsourcing them can save you quite a bit of money. If you’re considering outsourcing, these are the first roles that should be looked at.
Contact Our Hospitality Brokers Today for More Information
If you’re looking to buy or sell your hotel, our hospitality brokers can help. We have the experience you need when working through the buying and selling process. We also have a vast hotel listing network that will help your hotel be seen by potential buyers. For more information and to speak with a member of our hospitality brokers team, contact us today. We look forward to working with you.