Common Mistakes Business Owners Make When Hiring Virtual Employees

Mistakes Business Owners Make When Hiring A Virtual Assistant

Hiring virtual employees shows that your business is expanding. You have more customers approaching your business, and you need more support – but how do you make sure you hire a great assistant? After all, there are tens of thousands of virtual assistants to choose from, and if you’ve never hired remotely you may have […]

Virtual Support FAQs

Virtual support is more popular than ever before, but many business owners are hesitant to hire their own virtual employees. Here are some of the most common questions business owners have about virtual support. Virtual Support FAQS: What Are Virtual Assistants? Virtual assistants are people who provides businesses or individuals with a service. This could […]

Why you should think about hiring a VA – Part 2

In part one of this mini blog series, I focused on the ‘why’ – why you should consider hiring a virtual assistant (VA), and the ‘how’ – how do you know when and what to outsource to your VA? In part two I want to focus on how to find the right VA for you and how […]

Why you should think about hiring a VA – Part 1

Delegating and outsourcing is key to growing a business. While small business owners are known for being masters of everything, the key to growth is focusing on what you do well and what needs your individual attention. You need to learn how to let go of that ‘do it all’ attitude and source help. Outsourcing […]

3 Challenges Virtual Assistants Face

3 Challenges Virtual Assistants Face

Remote work is more popular than ever before, and it isn’t hard to see why. 77% of remote workers report being more productive, and over 70% of entrepreneurs think remote work is the new normal. So if you’ve hired virtual assistants, you are probably very happy about your choice – but it is important to address any challenges […]

Should You Hire A Local Or Offshore Virtual Assistant?

Should You Hire A Local Or Offshore Virtual Assistant?

We have seen many small businesses grow significantly after hiring a virtual assistant. After all, virtual support can help your business in many ways, from admin support to social media marketing and digital design. But is it better to hire local or offshore? There are definitely pros and cons to both, so it is best to […]

The Rise Of Virtual Support

The Rise Of Virtual Support

If you are a small business owner, you will already know the importance of time management. It is likely that you have hired a personal assistant to help you with day-to-day running of the business – but have you ever considered hiring virtual support? Remote employees are more popular than ever before. A recent study found […]

Melissa’s favourite prioritising analogy

I don’t know about anyone else but after a week off at half-term and now with this beautiful weather making me long for a summer holiday anywhere but in the UK, I started the week feeling a bit out of sorts and definitely not with my s**t together! So, to inspire myself (and hopefully also […]

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Virtual Assistant

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Virtual Assistant

You’ve hired a virtual assistant to work for your business. Their support will reduce your workload and help the business to grow – but only if you establish a successful working relationship as their employer. After all, a virtual assistant is fairly different to a standard office employee! While their responsibilities may be the same, virtual employees […]