Are you as busy as Grand Central Station? Do you have too much piled work to do with little to no time available to finish them, or even start them? You absolutely need an assistant. However, do you have a new office space for your assistant? Do you have problems that hinder you from hiring an assistant? Perhaps, outsourcing a virtual assistant is the ideal solution for your problem.
When is the time that one can say, “I need a virtual assistant”? According to Michael Hyatt, there are seven signs to consider in hiring a virtual assistant. Starting with the first one, you feel overwhelmed with your workload. When you feel like you are bombarded with tasks, you need a virtual assistant. Second, you need help digging out from the administrative pile. When you find it hard to locate and search for needed documents, this means that you have not organized your documents. In business, documents are important and organized documents are necessary. Third sign is you know you can make a difference if you could focus more on what you and only you can do. When you have so much on your plate and cannot focus on the tasks that you are the only one who is allowed to perform, you cannot monitor and see how your business is doing. Next, you want to be more productive and less stressed. When you want to be more effective, you need a virtual assistant. Next, you know you need help but cannot afford someone full-time. When you are on a budget cut but need help, virtual assistants are your go-to, you pay only for hours worked and you don’t pay taxes or benefits since they’re independent contractors. Then, you do not want the hassle of recruiting, hiring, and training a physical assistant. When you find it cumbersome to hire and train physical assistants, you need a virtual assistant, they only require minimal to no training since they are already knowledgeable of the tasks that are assign to an assistant. Lastly, you want and need more margins in your life. One must not be too busy with work and have some self-time. To summarize, why should you hire virtual assistants? Simple answer to a simple question, you should hire virtual assistants because you need them.
A virtual assistant works remotely from her home-office using her own computer, software applications, phone, and internet connection. A virtual assistant provides a variety of services, such as administrative support, sales, marketing, accounting, writing, editing, proofreading, graphics design, website development, desktop publishing services, and many more. A virtual assistance, also known as virtual secretary, performs various responsibilities that range from administrative to technical to creative tasks.
There are different types of assistants; three of them are administration assistant, office assistant, and executive assistant. All of the tasks that are performed by these three different assistants can be performed by virtual assistants. Being an office assistant requires a person to do recordkeeping, document preparation, communication or customer service, and staff support. Being an administration assistant requires a person to do fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing. Being an executive assistant requires a person to do screening calls, managing calendars, making travel, meeting and event arrangements, preparing reports and financial data, training and supervising other support staff, and customer relations. Our virtual assistants can assist you in running and monitoring your business, regardless of what type of assistant you need.
To be able to have an exemplary virtual assistant, one must possess skills that make him or her fitting and ideal for the job. Some of these skills are data entry skills, desktop publishing skills, good communication skills, typing skills, writing skills, computer skills, and organizational skills. We assure that our virtual assistants possess these required skills which are needed to be an exemplary virtual assistant.
When you hire a virtual assistant, there are lots of advantages that you can think about! One major advantage is the lower labor cost. When you hire a virtual assistant, you do not have to think about payroll taxes, vacation pay, and employee benefits such as health and dental insurances.
Our company sees to it that our clients are satisfied with the services offered by our virtual assistants. Thus, it is assured that our virtual assistants will strive constantly to provide quality service.