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One of the many benefits of working with Virtual Assistants (VA) is the ability to tap into services anywhere in the world. One could argue time zone differences could challenge this thought, however…

Picture this: Send a piece of work to your VA in a different time zone and call it a night. When you hit the alarm for a 5-minute snooze the next morning, that very same piece of work is completed, ready to go, in your inbox.

Investing your time in a Virtual Assistant
Investing quality time to onboard a VA effectively reaps many rewards. Virtual Assistants are an extension of your business, working behind the scenes on tasks you either consider mundane or that simply don’t spark your energy.

  1. Increased efficiency when you hire a virtual assistant– by having a VA working on your behalf, you can free up your time from tasks like social media management, client phone calls, administrative tasks and calendar management to focus on more important tasks.
  2. Greater customer satisfaction – when your VA is effective and efficient, you can ensure that your customers are always satisfied.

Hiring a virtual assistant has many benefits for a business owner

Virtual Assistant Benefits – hiring a Virtual Assistant
VAs are no different to Independent Contractors or Consultants. They too have a niche, they too offer a specialised skill set. The difference? They don’t take up any office space and are armed with all the necessary tools to get the job done. They are resources one can reach out to in a moment of need, a service that can be ‘switched on or off” depending on the frequency of the requirement. Moreover, the real beauty – pay for what you use, when you use it.

Consequently, Virtual Assistants have to stay relevant. The world is hyper-connected, information is readily available, and competition around content is real so staying abreast of the newest and latest is key to business, even for a VA. I have been in this industry for over a decade and I still learn new things every day. The more you learn about a business the easier it is to understand its needs, so be prepared to learn new things every day, and keep your knowledge up to date whether it is social media management, customer service, data entry for business data, content creation or project management. These are some of the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant.

Are you looking for the best virtual assistants South Africa has to offer? Contact us today to learn how AdminAssist can help you find the right VA to free up your time.

Written by R Shields