I have cases of hear more and more about “virtual assistants“. Did you know that you could hire someone from another continent, which works while you sleep, perhaps $8 - $12. Most of the VA’s I work with have degrees and one an MBA in Business Admin. The pautry pay $ 15.00 per hour and what a bargain.
With the growth of the virtual assistant is also a change in what it means to be a virtual assistant. The director and founder of the company in a particular job, the distinction between what it means to be a virtual assistant, what it doesn’t mean. When you explain your business to others, you want to ensure that maintain is standard.
As a virtual assistant is a clear definition of a house belonging to certain companies. Expected that the rules of a virtual assistant for all others who in this profession. This means that a virtual assistant one who offers a range of services for businesses and individuals to the rule that is now officially in the last ten years.
The first aspect about what a virtual assistant in the idea is practical in progress. If you do not work outside the home or remotely, then regarded as a virtual assistant. Instead, he considers temporary work or telecommuting. One of the standards for a virtual assistant is the freedom to work anywhere.
The second part is a virtual assistant is a distinction in the job description. Most virtual assistants cringe at the thought of being called a secretary or an independent. Technically speaking, an independent people who are working not only to earn additional income. At the same time, a secretary, someone is working with a client. A virtual assistant is available, a relationship of substance and long term through the creation of a company.
Here are 5 things to be aware of a virtual assistant?
Does the VA answer Inc or e-mail, voice mail and other correspondence in a timely and professional manner? It is important if this person works for the skills or not, you have a waitng period. Make sure that a secret mission for him to distribute to show hundred percent commitment of time.
2. Project Management
Juggling tasks is still alive. Now play with your feet to do before the microwave, so. If a person can use a series of projects that you want to go forward. I guarantee you that they are discovering only one problem with project management, if you lose something “big”.
Many of these people are working simultaneously for several persons. It is not uncommon that you as an entrepreneur in a hopper for the VA. They move slowly through the funnel, as they take on more contracts for the new virtual operators to complete. Remember that you and your project will be stored in a much shorter time than necessary. VA is also necessary to vote again. Try to work between 2 or more to fight the VA shares against this problem.
Give the VA a mini project before going ahead with a contract. I also give a minimum of 2 tasks not cost more than $ 30 - $ 40 to fill up. I check my satisfaction with the title and before the concerned person. The list is easy to let one of the first people to come, but please give at least 10 and 2 of the 10 tasks of the shortlist. Of course, make sure that these tasks something you really want is your money.
5. Get references
Can the VA give you a list of people whom you can contact who will tell you about working with her or him? The main difference is that most virtual assistants work together to create the idea of a relationship with a company and make their case. This goes beyond the expectations of a temporary work, or telework. It also means that the services a virtual assistant can provide will go outside of job descriptions that are made in the office. By understanding the standards for being a virtual assistant, you can best approach this in your own relationships with businesses.