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Guide to Choosing the Best Virtual Assistant

With the Covid-19 pandemic still going on around us, many people find themselves working from home when they would otherwise have been in an office setting. Some of us used to have an assistant when we were working in the office. Now that we don’t, many find themselves doing the work of two, making it really hard to handle it all.

The solution to all of this is hiring a virtual assistant. You can find a virtual assistant online and then you’ll be able to work “with” someone, it just doesn’t have to be in the same room.

In this article, I’ll share with you how to find a virtual assistant online, and I’ll share with you helpful tips and the physical and mental benefits of working from home.

Let’s get started!

#1:  How To Find A Virtual Assistant Service

What you need to do in order to find a virtual assistant is to use a virtual assistance service company. Start by researching all VA companies online. Virtalent has many years of experience in helping businesses grow and succeed and have excellent customer care. Do your due diligence and find a company that is right for you.

After you’ve found the right company that you feel comfortable using, go through the list of assistants they have. Build a rapport and you’ll find the one that is the right fit for you and your needs. Here are a few questions to ask yourself and take into consideration before making your decision:

  1. Are they reliable?
  2. Do they have excellent communication skills?
  3. Are they proactive and resourceful?
  4. Are they trustworthy?
  5. How well do they work under pressure?

If the assistant fills all these requirements, then they will most likely be a good choice for you.

#2:  How To Get The Most Work Done At Home

Now that you have an assistant to help you with all of your administrative tasks, you can focus on your own work. Here are tips to help you work from home:

  • Create a morning routine
  • Design a schedule and stick to it
  • Create boundaries with the people in your home
  • Schedule breaks and stick to them
  • Keep a dedicated and functional office space

Working from home can be a wonderful experience. Follow this list of tips and you will accomplish so much every time you “go to work”.

#3:  Benefits Of Working From Home

There are many benefits to working from home. Many people find that working from home gives them more job satisfaction, a bigger commitment to their companies, and less stress and exhaustion that is work-related.

On top of that, there are no more costs or time spent on commuting to work. There are way fewer distractions from meetings and co-workers. There is also the flexibility to wear what you want and sit in the comfort of your own home.

Take Away:

So, if you find yourself with a work from home job, consider yourself lucky. Follow the tips above and you’ll keep succeeding every day.

Written by Ester K. She is writing content about Resume for ResumeCats. You’ll find me playing with my dog Gizmo in between copious cups of coffee and even the odd donut or three :).