Small business owners wear many hats. The hours may be long, and the tasks seem never ending. Small businesses don't have the same resources that big companies have like staffing assistance. Adding the task of hiring help can also be something that requires time that many business owners don't have.
Virtual assistance can be the answer to many of the challenges that business owners have. Delegating tasks like scheduling, call backs and data entry can help streamline some of the tasks that quickly fall behind. For many handing over responsibilities to someone new can be the biggest obstacle to overcome. The key is hiring someone you can trust and someone who has all the right skill sets.
With the recent changes in the workplace virtual assistants are in high demand. The benefits of hiring someone to do virtual work are numerous. These roles are often flexible and constantly evolving. The hiring process is much shorter, and they often do not require an annual salary or benefits. This is not only a win for the employer. Employees also enjoy the flexibility of working on different projects and the ability to not just be tied down to one company. The hourly/monthly rate are often greater due to the minimal overhead costs for the employer. I say that's a win win for both.