If you have ever needed to hire in a consultant to provide his expertise, then you will know that it isn’t a service that comes cheap, and that any consultant will be charging you for the time they spend, whether it is on the road or on site with you. Whilst historically this could have been a big expense and beyond the budgets of small businesses, teleconferencing can help you get more consultation for your money.
The most obvious aspect of using teleconferencing when you are hiring consultants, it is clearly the travelling which can often be one of the biggest expenses, especially for the top consultants who often have to travel from their homes in the country. By cutting out journey times, it means that the consultant can dedicate more time to helping you and your company develop, rather than on the commuting.
Another benefit of having your consultant on a conference call is that by including more people in the call, he doesn’t have to explain everything to each individual, but can pass on his expertise to all of you. Also with this method, if there are questions arising, then more people in on the call will be likely to think of the questions and ask them, rather than only a few individuals getting the answers.
If you’re looking for a good consultant on a tight budget, then perhaps getting a consultant through teleconference can often be the most efficient way to achieve this.