7 most in-demand virtual assistant skills in 2024 (our predictions)
Post updated: April 11, 2023
Are you a busy consultant, leader, or executive feeling bogged-down by your growing to-do list? If you find yourself relating to any of the following scenarios, it’s likely that you are a do-it-myself leader who may be heading toward burnout:
At Virtual Gurus, we have successfully supported hundreds of clients struggling to manage their day-to-day business tasks. We know how to organize your business for success, and finding the right virtual assistant has never been easier. Here’s how you can find and hire a virtual assistant using Virtual Gurus Talentplace, our custom-built, all-in-one collaboration tool.
List all the tasks you need help with, along with the skills and technical knowledge required to complete them. Do you need a social media and digital marketing expert? Or perhaps someone skilled in data entry or bookkeeping?
If you’re unsure what type of tasks to delegate to a virtual assistant, we can help you identify them. We have extensive experience helping clients identify the tasks that are keeping them bogged-down and how they can leverage them more effectively.
In our free ebook, The 5 F’s of Productivity (coming soon), the first F stands for the Focus you can achieve through effective delegation. As a leader, you want to focus only on the highest-value activities and delegate everything else. Tasks that have one or more of the following characteristics should probably be delegated to others:
A good starting place would be to review the list below with a few examples of tasks that are good to delegate.
After listing tasks and required skills, consider the personality, attitude, and time management abilities of your ideal virtual assistant. Soft skills are just as important as hard skills, so think about which type of assistant would best compliment your personality and team dynamic. Working with a virtual assistant works best when you incorporate them into your team’s culture and overall business processes.
Understanding and identifying the combination of soft skills, hard skills, and remote working styles that best match your needs is crucial when looking to hire a virtual assistant. This ensures a successful working relationship that helps your business thrive.
With your specific skills in mind, visit the Virtual Gurus Talentplace. Select your needed support type and hours, then proceed through our streamlined six-step process to set up your profile and book a consultation. This consultation ensures we gather all the necessary details to find your ideal match from our extensive talent pool.
Each virtual assistant has a detailed bio that showcases their location, timezone, availability, top skills, work experience, and unique qualities.
Take note of the virtual assistant’s location, schedule, and top skills – how closely do they match up with your preference list? Always compare their profile to your preferences to determine if they’re a suitable candidate for your needs. Consider their location, time zone and availability (daytime, weekends, evenings) to ensure their profile aligns with your working preferences.
Venture over to the Virtual Gurus Talentplace and book a consult for a guided experience where our Sales team will help you outline your project. Following this, our Placement Specialists, working in tandem with our sophisticated matching algorithm, will leverage their skills to pinpoint your ideal match from our expansive talent pool.
Don’t let day-to-day tasks hold you back. Virtual assistants can increase efficiency, save you valuable time, and provide cost-effective solutions – allowing you to focus on what’s important and reduce overhead expenses. Let us help you find your ideal virtual assistant match today.