is a VA?
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is a Virtual Assistant?
A Virtual Assistant is a
self employed professional providing office support to businesses remotely
via email, telephone, fax or post. VAs are small business owners
with the skills of a corporate PA, as well as qualifications and experience
gained in a whole range of specialist fields, such as writing, website
Virtual Assistants are not
temps or employees but independent contractors who cater to the needs of
the individual, small business or large corporation. They tailor
their services to provide office support to enable the client to focus
on core tasks, rather than time consuming administrative chores.
They are professional partners, operating from fully equipped offices,
who can provide support on one-off projects or on a long term basis.
Their livelihood depends on their client's satisfaction.
Virtual Assistants have the
ability to work independently away from the normal, restrictive, office
environment. Almost every task that can be accomplished in an office
can be completed virtually.
you need a VA?
If you can answer yes
to the following statements then you need a VA:
need extra business support when your workload increases.
need occasional cover for employees on holiday or sick leave.
don't want the cost, commitment or paperwork involved in using an employee.
have periodic or seasonal projects that you don't wish to delegate to a
stream of temps.
spend more time on administrative chores than on revenue generating projects.
require only a few hours of support per day, week or month.
need administrative support for your business that is not tied to traditional
travel and need a contact person who can represent your business in a professional
Still Not Convinced?
to see the Benefits of Using a VA and Cost Comparisons.