You’ve decided to hire a Virtual Assistant to help you grow
your business, but the fear of hiring the right one is still lingering in the
back of your mind. You know it’s the right thing to do and the only way you’re
going to be able to take your business to the next level, but the fear of
having someone else responsible for your business makes you worry more than
Don’t let this fear prevent you from hiring a Virtual
Assistant. Follow these tips and you’ll find the right person. Then you’ll be
able to rest easy knowing the tasks will be completed on time and they’ll meet
or beat your expectations every time.
recommendations from other business owners that use Virtual Assistants. When
you consider those that have been used by people you trust, you’ll know you can
trust their words and that you’re going to use a Virtual Assistant that can be
websites from Virtual Assistants. A website can be a deal breaker when you’re
hiring a Virtual Assistant to build a site for you or maintain a site. It’s
also important to see if they offer a testimonial page and then read to see
what others have to say about their services and them as a person.
down your search to three or four Virtual Assistants. Depending on the number
of Virtual Assistants you consider, it’s important to narrow it down to a smaller
number so you don’t feel overwhelmed talking to each one about your needs. It’s
important to choose the top three or four that meet your needs and have the qualifications
you feel are the most important. Then interview them and see which one works
best for you.
Ask for a
portfolio. When you ask to see work they’ve completed, you’ll have a better
feel for their style of work and if it will work for you. It doesn’t matter if you’re
hiring a Virtual Assistant to create a site for you or if you’re asking her to
write blog posts for you, seeing her work will make the decision process a
the candidates that meet your needs. Once you’ve narrowed down your search and
seen their work, it’s time to complete the interview process. Create a list of
questions to ask based on your needs and desires and then ask each candidate
the same questions and document the answers. Take the time to write down the answers
from each person and review them after the interviews are over. When you do
this, you’ll know you can find the right person and how to handle those you’re declining.
one you like the best. When you find the best person for the job, you’ll know
you can trust this person to do the task you place in front of them and you’ll
feel at ease with the entire process.
Your business is your prize possession and everything you do
for it helps you to take it to the next level and to grow. At some point, you’re
going to find that your business has grown too much for you to handle on your
own. When that happens, it’s important for you to consider these six tips so you
can find the perfect Virtual Assistant.