Virtual Assistants, or VA’s, come in all shapes and sizes, and their services vary just as much. Depending on your industry, its uniqueness will determine the type of VA that you need. Or perhaps, going to an agency as a one-stop shop is your best bet if you have a wide variety of tasks you want to offload.
Generally, VA’s will list their services on their website or suggest you contact them to see if they’re willing to take on additional tasks that aren’t listed. But much more importantly, you need to have the RIGHT connection with your VA, as you want to enjoy working with them and have that space for trust to grow, which just makes it easier to delegate to them!
Here are a few things you should consider when looking to hire a VA:
Lastly, be willing to work with them. Yes, you are hiring them to do a job, but the quality of work that is produced when you enjoy the people you work with is SO much better. Plus, they’ll be able to keep you more organized and updated if you allow them to implement some of their systems and procedures in a project management tool, such as Asana.
If you know you’re ready to outsource certain tasks, but are unsure of where to start, you can always reach out to us for some suggestions!
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