Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Virtual Assistant – The Reality of Today

Global strategic partnership is a reality of today. For a business to flourish it has to continue seeking newer ways of cutting costs and improving work efficiency even if that means stepping outside its business terrain and seeking out a ‘new workforce’. Hiring a virtual assistant is one such enticing proposition and an idea which has hit big time across many industry verticals.

A Virtual Assistant is a professional assisting you in routine administrative and similar tasks via the internet, someone who is not exactly a real employee but no way lesser in terms of efficiency and output. So what is the difference between the two?

A valid question which brings us to some of the following benefits of hiring a virtual assistant

  • Tying up with a virtual assistant company can give you the benefit of getting access to many talented professionals adept at handling a wide array of services including but not limited to: Content Writing, Search Engine Optimization, Web Research, Web Designing, Web Development, etc.
  • With one decision you can get rid of frequent employee related issues such as hiring, leave issues, training, attrition, etc. and therefore saving on related overheads and valuable time.
  • The time saved by sharing work with a virtual assistant can be invested upon building the core competency of the organization.
  • Lot of money goes in to maintaining infrastructure such as workspace and equipment cost, big savings can be done on both these counts as a professional virtual assistant utilized his/her own workspace.
  • You tend to gain immense flexibility with VA services as you only engage a virtual assistant when you have task ready to be executed. Therefore, hiring a full-time employee and then the worry of ensuring his day-to-day To Do’s is no longer an issue.

With amazing benefits as highlighted above, there can be no convincing argument on why not to share your work burden with a virtual assistant for overall efficiency and cost saving.

1 comment:

  1. Hey great information shared on tasks that are done by the virtual assistants. Nice work.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Virtual assistant India