Hiring an Online Assistant/ VA
Before setting out to search for a Virtual Assistant, there are certain steps you need to carry out to make sure that the process of finding and hiring a suitable Virtual Assistant for your business is done smoothly.
1 Determine Which Tasks you will Delegate: What kind of work do you need a Virtual Assistant for? Do you wish to hire somebody to send out mass emails, make sales calls, write articles for your website or business?
2) Create a Detailed Job Description: Decide and jot down in detail the tasks you would wish the online assistant to carry out. Decide how you wish to communicate with the Online Assistant ; through phone, IM, email, video conferencing or any other means at every step of the project.
3) Plan a Budget: Work out how much you can afford to and should spend on hiring virtual assistants beforehand.