Imagine this! You hire a person after a 2 month-long search. You spend the first 2 months carefully training him. By the end of the third month, he has just learned all the ropes.
We know that for a business to win, it needs to be where it’s customers are. Today, roughly half the world’s population (3.2 billion out of 7 billion) is on social media and an average user spends 2 hours and 22 minutes of his day socializing online.
The world today is a fast paced one where everyone wants to do many things at the same time. Obviously it is not possible by a single person to do so many different things at the same time. This is where virtual assistants can come to the rescue! There has been a wide growth and acceptance of using virtual assistants at work.
In this fast paced world, most business people find it difficult to achieve a work-life balance while juggling the demands of their job and having a social life without a virtual assistant. To achieve success is important, but without the support of family and friends it won’t mean anything and will only make you unhappy in the long run.
A Virtual Assistant (VA) is someone who not only helps with admin or support for a business, but also manages and communicates with the business to provide any other assistance apart from the usual clerical work. Here are some skills any VA must have to be good and efficient in his work: