-gOne of the best things you can do as a manager or owner of an MSP is offer feedback in a way where your technicians are left feeling awesome about themselves!At Support Adventure, we’ve worked with over 40 MSPs, observing their internal culture and communication style with staff. The ones that we have enjoyed working with the most are the ones that had the most motivated technicians. So just how can you achieve… Continue Reading Make your techs feel like rockstars with positive feedback!
Thinking of scaling your MSP? Want to increase your revenue all while creating higher customer satisfaction? All of this is not possible without having great ticket notes. They are the backbone of any well organized MSP and help create stability and success. Here’s why:Detailed ticket notes create a system of accountability in your MSP, making escalations more organized. On both the business and technical side, keeping good ticket notes prevents major mishaps. And having… Continue Reading Write Better Ticket Notes and Save Your MSP!
In the competitive MSP space, your clients can easily find another service provider if they feel like you aren’t treating them in the best possible way. So how can you know what’s the best way to treat your clients? By always listening to their feedback.And how exactly do you listen to feedback from customers and staff to benefit your MSP?Create opportunities for a survey instead of waiting for a complaint to receive opinions… Continue Reading Listen to Feedback From Customers and Staff and Become a Better MSP
Are you an IT technician wanting to get a promotion at the MSP company you work for? We can get you there! If you are just starting out in the industry as an IT technician and want to know how to climb the ladder, the basic things you need to understand are the following:To level up in an MSP and be a great technician, you need to be consistent and reliable. Make sure to… Continue Reading How to Get Promoted Fast as an IT Technician for an MSP!
Let’s face it, MSP help desk operations can truly be chaotic. Luckily, there’s an antidote, and that is consistency.Consistency is what clients want when they sign up for MSP services. Unfortunately, in the wild world of technology and the complexities of the computer space, it can be hard to achieve. But the MSPs that do bring consistency to the table stand out from their competition and grow much faster because they understand how smooth… Continue Reading This One Thing Reduces Chaos in Your MSP
Working at an IT help desk is by far one of the most common tech roles in the world, in what’s probably the most stable industry. The job leads to very rewarding careers for many, but can also lead to burnout. Here at Support Adventure, we’ve been staffing IT support positions since 2016 and have worked with many clients to help them optimize their helpdesk to improve their clients, but most importantly their employees’ satisfaction.… Continue Reading Why People Hate Working Help Desk Jobs and How To Prevent It
Switching careers is a common practice nowadays, and people aren’t afraid to make changes later in their lives. Jobs in IT have many advantages as opposed to other sectors, especially now when more businesses are operating online and remote work is becoming a common norm.Consider these steps to help you switch your career to IT: Set your goals and prioritiesLearn basic technology and toolsLearn new skillsApply for an internshipConsider special… Continue Reading How Can You Do a Career Switch to IT?
We have a soft spot for hiring staff from South Africa. So many of our remote techs, admin assistants and even entry level support agents are from this beautiful country. At this point, you might be wondering why.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9ZBPIK-s9MWell, when we first started Support Adventure, a premium remote staffing company for MSPs, we were operating from Serbia and hiring people from around the world. They had to be able to work the same time… Continue Reading Why we love hiring staff from South Africa!
If you are a managed service provider (MSP) having difficulty hiring and keeping great technicians, we have the solution for you! It’s important to understand that a big part of recruitmen is having the most attractive offer for your potential hires in order to beat the competition.Dear MSP owner, please realize that it’s a candidate’s marketIt’s 2021 and there is a huge global talent shortage, not only in the IT industry, but in… Continue Reading How to Recruit The Best MSP Technicians
Wouldn’t it be nice to have insight into tactics that allow MSPs to hire next-level staff before you shake a tech’s hand and welcome them to your team? When managed service providers struggle to attract the best staff, it could be because your MSP has built an image, system and culture that is too corporate.Your MSP’s hiring results may be suffering from blind spots around your image and reputation. The internal culture of your… Continue Reading Is your MSP TOO CORPORATE? Why that’s a Huge MSP Hiring Mistake
Are you thinking about joining Support Adventure as a client or a new employee, but are unsure if we would be the right fit for each other? Whichever category you fall under, you’ll find something valuable in this article.As a fully remote-operated MSP outsourcing company run by expats, our emphasis here at Support Adventure is on successfully managing people and their expectations.That’s why Support Adventure reviews are our valuable resource that guides us… Continue Reading Support Adventure Reviews: Why people like working for Support Adventure
With more and more businesses deciding not to return to the office, or switching to operating completely remote, knowing how to manage hybrid workforces for MSP clients is crucial.How can MSPs achieve this? By focusing on cyber hygiene altogether with careful attention to the social aspects of providing support.In which ways can an MSP support their clients’ hybrid workspace?Define roles unambiguously and bring awareness to the hybrid work environmentDefine the structure… Continue Reading MSP Advice: How to Support your MSP Clients’ Hybrid Workforce
Don’t let the title fool you. This article will not provide you with a quick-fix solution that will generate leads for your MSP overnight. Instead, you will better understand how niche marketing for MSPs works, and how you can make it profitable for your company and clients. This guide was assembled based on a conversation we had with Devin Rose of eBridge, an expert marketing company that has been operating for 20 years. They specialize… Continue Reading MSP’s Guide to Best Marketing Strategies and Tips
As more and more companies transition to fully remote work environments, there’s an exciting opportunity to consider working from another country. With the freedom to work from anywhere, why not take advantage of better weather and lower living costs in another part of the world?Most countries will allow foreign remote workers to stay and work remotely for up to 183 days in a year without becoming tax liable. After that period, a person becomes… Continue Reading Tax Implications of Remote Working From Abroad
Why would anyone shut down their own business and take on a full-time job as an IT technician? Jonathan, one of our top technicians, did exactly that – he shut down his IT support business in Cape Town to join Support Adventure. Since then, has been successfully contracted to a company in Florida as a level 3 technician for an MSP and has quite an intriguing story to share!The story behind Jonathan’s journey is… Continue Reading Tier 3 IT Technician Closes His Business to Join Support Adventure
Namibia, a country known for its stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife, is increasingly becoming a favored destination for digital nomads and remote workers. The combination of reliable internet connectivity, a thriving expat community, and a pleasant climate makes it an attractive option for those looking to work remotely in Namibia. Having a remote IT support job is perfect to make the best out of the remote working lifestyle whether you’re from Namibia or looking to… Continue Reading Remote IT Support Jobs in Namibia
As an MSP owner, one of the most critical decisions you’ll make is choosing between direct staffing and an outsourced helpdesk. This choice can significantly impact your business’s efficiency, scalability, and overall success. This article aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of both approaches, focusing on remote IT helpdesk staffing, to help you make an informed decision.Understanding Direct Staffing and Helpdesk OutsourcingDirect staffing involves hiring employees directly into your organization. These employees work… Continue Reading Should You Pick An Outsourced Helpdesk Solution or Stick With Direct Staffing For Your MSP?
The success of your company as a managed service provider depends on your ability to deliver top-notch IT support that makes your customers feel consistently taken care of. In order to make good on this promise to your clients, you must employ the best MSP technicians. Ones who are knowledgeable, dependable and personable.To help you achieve that, we’ll examine the essentials for hiring stand-out IT technicians for your MSP help desk, and how to… Continue Reading Find and Hire the Best IT Support Technicians for Your MSP
The topic of IT staff outsourcing is increasingly relevant in today’s fast-paced, digital world. Businesses of all sizes are exploring various strategies to maintain an edge in their respective markets, and one popular avenue is IT staff outsourcing services. This guide aims to give you an in-depth look into the nuances of IT staff outsourcing, its benefits, pitfalls, and more.What is IT Staff Outsourcing?Outsourcing IT staff refers to the practice of hiring third-party… Continue Reading IT Staff Outsourcing
Are you considering a life abroad and looking for the best job to help you afford that? The expat lifestyle can be both exciting and challenging. One of the most crucial aspects of moving to a new country is securing a job that not only pays the bills but also aligns with your lifestyle. This comprehensive guide aims to help you explore the best expat jobs and work opportunities for expats and digital nomads.Types… Continue Reading Best Expat Jobs