Like in any business setting, outsourcing staff does not come without inherent risks and difficulties. Often, issues occur due to technical hardships and communication barriers, but mostly, they arise from inevitable cultural differences. These differences between traditional practices, cultural identities, and historical background may cause disputes between the employer and the offshore staff.
Only a few businesses easily overcome these hurdles while others end up withdrawing from their offshore strategy, or spend a lot of time replacing their staff. If you are looking at building a remote team composed of Filipinos, there are some things you need to know and understand in order to overcome the Australian-Filipino cultural divide. There is certainly a recipe for success, and all it takes is a little extra time and understanding.