Time is the most precious thing for an entrepreneur. Therefore, tasks that hold them back from focusing on the important aspects of business are actually a waste of their time and bring down their productivity.
Successful entrepreneurs realize the importance of time and therefore don’t do everything themselves (especially the less important routine tasks). They identify the tasks that can be delegated and hire help in the form of administrative assistants or virtual assistants.
With the passage of time, more and more entrepreneurs are using the services of full time of part time virtual assistants because of the many benefits they provide. This enables them to save time, providing opportunity to focus on their business and enjoy their personal life.
Before hiring a VA one should know whether it is a requirement for them or not? Here are top 5 reasons why you should hire a virtual assistant:
1. You are Over Burdened with Administrative Tasks
In his article, Micheal Hyatt highlights that If you are stuck in administrative tasks, which are not letting you focus on the bigger picture, it is time that you hire a virtual assistant. This means less cost
2. Save Cost of Hiring Full Time Employee
Time Parker in his article explains how hiring a Virtual Assistant is cheaper than hiring a full time employee. You don’t have to pay any taxes, no office space is required, no utility bills etc.
3. Pay Only For the Time Spent on Your Work
With a virtual assistant you only need to pay for the time that is spent working on your project/tasks. According to Rita Catwright, if you do not require someone full time, rather than hiring a temporary employee from a staffing company, it is better to go for an on demand Virtual assistant.
4. You cannot do everything yourself
Every job requires a specific set of skills in order to be completed successfully. Everyone cannot do everything. Tasks like social media marketing, SEO, website management, etc. are perfect for being delegated to a virtual assistant with specialized skill set.
5. Your business is growing
Growing business means more workload. More workload mean more stress and less productivity. This would be a good time to hire some help to share your workload so that you can focus on things that adds more value to your business and life.