7 wonders a virtual assistant can bring to your world
- July 28, 2022
- min read
- By Anshu Singh
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Hiring a virtual assistant is like having an extra pair of eyes, ears, and hands – Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it?
Virtual assistants help keep your business running smoothly by freeing up your time and resources to focus on other important aspects of your core business, such as strategy, competitive growth, product development, and customer service.
In today’s world, virtual assistants are not a luxury—they’re a necessity.”
It’s true. We’ve heard from many customers that having a virtual assistant is life-changing, and they can’t think of going back, nor will they.
The benefits of a virtual assistant are unlimited, and the costs involved are minimal. Let’s look at the 7 wonders a virtual assistant can bring to your world.
7 wonders a virtual assistant can bring to your world
1. Provide dedicated expert support
Virtual assistants are subject matter experts and know how to manage projects from start to finish.
“Virtual Assistants are Subject Matter Experts”
They provide dedicated full-time expert solutions to your specific business needs like bookkeeping, customer service, social media management and graphic design, for example, which means less downtime, faster resolution, and most importantly, human support, not a machine.
A virtual assistant is an excellent solution for completing time-consuming work and keeping up with deadlines.
2. Align with your schedule
You set the hours you want your virtual assistant to work based on your schedule.
Virtual assistants are highly trained and knowledgeable about working with clients remotely, so it will always feel like they are right next door to take care of urgent deadlines that may pop up unexpectedly as well as ongoing projects.
“Virtual Assistants work with your schedule.”
For instance, if your business requires service in different time zones, remote staffing will work wonders for you. Instead of assigning eight-hour shifts, you can create a rotating schedule with virtual assistants, which maximizes output while minimizing costs.
In the unlikely event that you are dissatisfied with your VA, you can hire a different assistant. It’s not always that simple with a full-time employee on the payroll.
3. Keep your world organized
Virtual assistants have impeccable organization skills. They are trained on how to manage assigned tasks, so they are reliable for planning, organizing, and communication.
“Virtual Assistants have impeccable organization skills.”
For virtual assistants, being efficient is one of their top priorities; they take this responsibility seriously and follow the impeccable organization and productivity management techniques like Rapid Planning Method, Pomodoro Technique, Eisenhower Matrix, Eat That Frog Technique, Pickle Jar Theory, and many more that you’ll want to hire them for every task in your life.
4. Free up your time
When you hire a virtual assistant, they take on time-consuming tasks. This frees up your time to focus on making more money for your company.
“Virtual Assistants save your time.”
The work of VAs is not limited to administrative capabilities. They can be trained on such tasks as:
- Assess your current systems and make recommendations on methods or technologies to improve efficiency.
- Save time by providing solutions for your social media management.
- Make inside sales activities possible, and many more.
5. Save your company money
“Virtual Assistants can save your dollars — thousands of dollars.”
As a business owner/executive, you understand that every dollar is precious. Outsourcing activities have a bad reputation for being expensive. However, you may be surprised to learn that VAs can save up to 78 percent on annual operating costs – True List 2022.
Consider this: an experienced social media manager can cost an employer close to $80,000 per year, whereas a virtual assistant who is a social media expert can cost as little as $25,000 per year! – Wishup research
Virtual assistants help you save money by reducing the number of employees you need. Virtual assistants are oftentimes more experienced in their fields than temporary workers, consultants, or freelancers.
6. Eliminate hiring headaches
Employee Benefit News (EBN) reports that it costs employers 33% of a worker’s annual salary to hire a replacement if that worker leaves.
In dollar figures, the replacement cost is $15,000 per person for an employee earning a median salary of $45,000 a year, according to the Work Institute’s 2017 Retention Report.
You probably would like to save that people management cost!
“Virtual Assistants help save money on people management.”
Here are some reasons why hiring a virtual assistant eliminates the hiring headaches:
- You don’t have to worry about training a virtual assistant
- You don’t have to worry about equipment costs.
- You don’t need office space. Office Beacon our virtual assistants work out of our office.
7. Provide peace of mind
The most important thing you want from any employee is dependability, and we ensure your virtual assistant is dependable.
“Virtual Assistants are reliable, consistent, trustworthy, honest, and loyal — they are dependable.”
Virtual assistants show up on time and with a “can do” attitude. They take care of their assignments. They seek clarification if there is uncertainty and provide a summary report at the end of each day, so you know exactly what they worked on.
Office Beacon virtual assistant service
Office Beacon has hired thousands of virtual assistants over the past 20 years.
Having Office Beacon as your virtual assistant partner is a great way to keep your company running smoothly. You can be sure that no matter what kind of work you have for them, they will do it well and professionally.
Virtual assistants are not just a luxury anymore. They have become a necessity for businesses, and now more than ever, companies realize that they can’t afford (literally) to go without this resource.
With wonders like full-time dedicated expertise support and impeccable organization skills, virtual assistants provide companies with everything they need to save time and money.
Would you like to bring these 7 wonders of a virtual assistant to your business world? Just like our tagline says, “We Can Do That”.
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