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  • n. A migration of service employees from the office to the home, where such homes have proper communications equipment

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  • The rise of "homeshoring" -- the practice of putting outsourced call-center work in the hands of home-based workers right here in America -- is in part a move by some companies to recapture customer loyalty and in part an acknowledgement that overseas operations often create more drawbacks than their savings are worth.

    MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

  • Carrington said many U.S. companies who outsource prefer to use U. S.-based employees - called "homeshoring" - instead of those in call centers in India or other countries.

    Gazette.com :

  • Welcome to a growing trend called "homeshoring," with thousands of positions available to be filled right now.

    Forbes.com: News

  • "Offshoring's underestimated sibling, homeshoring, is about to hit a growth spurt," says IDC analyst Stephen Loynd.

    From On High

  • Outsourced homeshoring jobs grew 20% last year, to 112,000 jobs, estimates tech-market researcher IDC, and will hit 330,000 by 2010.

    From On High

  • Most of the new homeshoring jobs are independent contractor positions offered by outsourcing companies.

    From On High

  • CHRISTINE ROMANS, CNN CORRESPONDENT: A company that is homeshoring, as it calls it, not offshoring.

    CNN Transcript Aug 24, 2004

  • By changing the traditional bricks-and mortar-model of how people work, the switch to homeshoring is generating better results, stronger loyalty, more repeat business and even higher caliber agents - 84% told a company they attended have college -with more product and brand knowledge.

    Forbes.com: News

  • United States oDesk, the leading marketplace for online workteams, reports that US buyers are increasingly homeshoring, or outsourcing software and web development work to highly-qualified freelance professionals based in the U.S.

    Press Releases

  • Mobile Distillery oDesk report shows dramatic rise in homeshoring with 3X increase in outsourcing of software programming and web development to freelance workers within U.S.

    Press Releases

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