Repetitive tasks, such as scheduling meetings, taking phone calls, answering emails and managing the calendar, take much longer than people think. A virtual assistant can perform all of these management tasks and more. Well, here are the advantages of hiring a virtual assistant. One of the most compelling reasons to hire a virtual assistant is the cost.
Virtual assistants are much more affordable than those hired full time. However, without a budget, you can easily spend more than you intend to. When setting up a project for a VA, create estimates of how long each task should take and, consequently, how much each task will cost based on the VA rate. Be as honest as possible about your budget and you can avoid potential consequences or disagreements regarding compensation.
When it comes to adding new teammates, most business owners want to understand added value and return on investment. Fortunately, virtual assistants bring tremendous value to their teams. Some business owners are reluctant to hire a VA for economic reasons, out of fear of poor quality work, and out of fear of losing control of their business.