5 signs you need to hire a virtual assistant

by
Alexa Kowaltchuk
Published:
February 7, 2022

With remote and hybrid work models here to stay, more and more businesses are seeking out support from virtual assistants. Many leaders have realized that using VAs is a brilliant, cost-effective fractional talent solution that contributes to higher workplace efficiency and creates team capacity for accelerated growth.

Here are 5 signs your organization needs a virtual assistant.

  1. ‍You’re struggling to meet deadlines

Do you have a calendar full of meetings between big project deadlines and an overflowing inbox? Are you struggling to find the time needed to feed your social media channels with daily content while also handling ongoing operational tasks? Are some of those important project deadlines slipping? 

A virtual assistant can easily step in to take care of those daily operational tasks so that you’re one step ahead for all future deadlines.

 

  1. You’re spending too much time on tasks that don’t generate any revenue

Are you or your team members working on so many administrative tasks that you have little time left for the revenue-generating tasks that really require your expertise? Tasks like arranging internal meetings, organizing files and documents and taking care of month-end bookkeeping are time-intensive but don’t contribute directly to the bottom line. Use your time and expertise more effectively to focus on generating sales, and get a virtual assistant to take care of the administrative side of your business. 

  1. You’re spending too much time on things you’re not good at

Need a photo for your website edited with Photoshop but don’t know how? Looking to optimize your social media posts to reach a bigger audience but aren’t sure what that takes? Want to start a blog for your business but don’t consider yourself to be a grammar guru? 

Stop spending time trying to figure things out and start delegating tasks that require niche expertise to a virtual assistant who specializes in those areas. Work with a virtual assistant to complete these tasks. 

 

  1. You need support, but can’t or don’t want to hire a full-time employee

One of the biggest reasons business owners and leaders try to do everything themselves is to keep the costs associated with having full-time employees at a minimum. We get it. We know that having a team of in-house, full-time employees can be costly (paying for vacation time, office supplies, and benefits all add up).

That’s why virtual assistants are the perfect solution for seeking additional help. We believe in providing cost-effective solutions for outsourced assistance. With a virtual assistant, you only pay for the time you use. Only need 10 hours of help a month? No problem. We’ve designed our virtual assistant packages to meet the needs and budgets of any size of business.

  1. You’re ready to scale your business

Are things ramping up with your business and you’re ready to scale? Having a virtual assistant there to support you while you grow your business can alleviate a lot of the pressure that comes with scaling. Are your needs evolving rapidly?

With a flexible monthly VA package, you can add new VAs with different areas of expertise as you grow, increase or decrease the number of hours in your package, or switch the type of VA you work with. 

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We’ve helped hundreds of clients to prioritize what’s important for achieving their goals, take back valuable time, save on costs, and grow their businesses. Browse our Talentplace to find the perfect VA to meet your needs or book a discovery call with our Solutions team if you need further help.

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Alexa Kowaltchuk

Alexa is a social media and blogging guru with a severe case of the travel bug. For the last 3 years, she has been travelling across the world while working as a digital nomad. When not busy writing and creating content, she is out discovering new cheeses to add to her next cheese board.

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