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Questions tagged [outsourcing]

The action of providing a company's service or business process to another, third-party company, under a specific contract or agreement. For use in questions involving work situations between such companies and similar setups.

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What is the correct way to express our disagreement with management about burnout?

I work as a contractor for a startup company that has a fast-paced working environment and aggressive goals. Budget is scarce, and management cannot spend on tools or new hires. To reach the proposed ...
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As an outsourced employee, is it reasonable to ask for benefits that regular employees have on business trips?

I work for company A. My company outsources 10-15 people (including myself) to company B. I go to a business trip to a foreign country as the only person from company A (there are a few people from ...
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How do companies open offices in developing countries? [closed]

I've been interviewing for dozens of software development companies in my city which is located in a developing country. The companies are run by people that reside in my country and share the same ...
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Working at an outsourcing company for a client. I want to work directly for the client's company

So I basically have little to no connection with my company. My direct supervisor works for the client's company, not the one I'm hired at. I work on the client's site. I also work exclusively with ...
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Job change under outsourcing

I'm working under outsourcing in company B hired by company A. I was hired to be developer for X language, but I'm instead working with platform/tools Y (that uses X language, but until now I haven'...
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Coworker has nothing to do but doesn't want to upset her boss by telling her boss's boss [closed]

I have a co-worker in my team (let's call him John) who is supposed to be working with a woman from another company. She's on a fixed duration contract. It's bit like outsourcing because her ...
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How to prepare for a yearly review with a manager who doesn't know me and whom I don't know?

Background I work for a company that provides IT services to other companies (outsourcing) as a systems analyst. I'm assigned to a corporate project that requires me to work with the people from the ...
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How to handle an aggressive outsourced manager trying to induce employee turnover to get their own staff in?

Short version: A hospital's outsourcing services. Outsourced managers are abusing hospital employees to induce employee turnover and replace those employees with their own firm's workers. Hospital ...
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My area of expertise at a new job is apparently being outsourced

I am an embedded software engineer/ Firmware engineer. I feel really comfortable working on the lower layers of code (I have four years of experience in firmware engineer). I just had my first day at ...