HOW TO KNOW WHEN IS IT THE RIGHT TIME TO HIRE A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT?

HOW TO KNOW WHEN IS IT THE RIGHT TIME TO HIRE A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT?

#1 You're struggling to retain your clients, or find new clients. 
Taking too long to reply to new clients? Having issues managing the ones that are already there? Has it been challenging for you to keep customers? Businesses frequently encounter difficulties, particularly when they must respond to a large number of client inquiries.

Going above and beyond what customers expect is vital in this day of intense competition. Within constrained working hours, it is challenging to carry out or supervise this on your own. You may increase client retention by using virtual assistants as part of your BPO solutions because they can devote more time to assisting with the customer care strategy.

 

#2 You spend more time on the mundane tasks than on your main business.
Have you spent hours browsing through your inbox? Even though you can feel like you're working hard, the task isn't particularly productive. A BPO virtual assistant may simply take care of tasks like reviewing emails that are in your inbox and organising files for you in a matter of hours without the need for any special knowledge.
As a result, instead of replying to emails every morning, you may spend time working on important business issues. Many business owners discover this after squandering months of work, so it's important to take action right away and engage a virtual assistant for your company to get the most benefits.

 

#3 You're Wanting to Expand Your Business
Increasing client involvement is crucial for generating positive word-of-mouth, which is essential for business growth. 
A virtual assistant is a need for your business if you intend to grow. Three elements are necessary for scaling: money, systems, and people. The most important step is finding the proper personnel to support your business expansion. Thus, a lot of effort is needed to maintain leadership. Hiring a virtual assistant in this situation can reduce your workload and free up your time so you can concentrate on attracting new customers to grow your business.

 

#4 You Have Too Many Tasks to Handle
Having trouble meeting deadlines? Putting off unfinished business until "next week" actually comes? Many other folks also do! A virtual assistant would be excellent at handling such jobs. It can be challenging for business owners to keep up with operational chores that are in the pipeline. You can assign responses to your virtual assistant, who can organise your daily schedule, take your critical calls, and fulfil deadlines for your open tasks. This way, you won't have any work left over at the end of the week because your virtual assistant will take care of managing them for you.

 

#5 You put in a lot of time managing your social media or is it an area you haven't yet broken into?
Do you use social media to market your business for two to three hours each day? Do you want to utilise social media for different reasons, but just can't find the time or don't understand it enough? Wearing all the hats in the company is ineffective; instead, you should hire a qualified virtual assistant to help you elevate your marketing approach.
You can engage a virtual assistant who is appropriate for your company because each one has a certain speciality. You can easily engage a virtual assistant (VA) with experience in marketing to manage your social media accounts. You can liberate up to 10 hours every week in this manner.

 

#6 You No Longer Have Time for Yourself
It can be exhausting to put in extra time to reach milestones. Your personal life and problem-solving abilities are also impacted. It's crucial to give yourself ample time, and failing to do so could seriously harm your business. Always make sure to give yourself ample time. Spend an hour or two doing something you enjoy to clear your mind.
Hire a virtual assistant to handle any more pressing chores, take your calls, manage appointments, etc. while you are temporarily absent from your work life. You can only take some time for yourself with the help of a virtual assistant.

 

#7 You need support, but you don't need to hire a full-time employee on staff.
Because it is expensive to hire full-time personnel internally, business owners frequently try to do everything themselves. When you recruit full-time internal assistants, you must cover the cost of their office supplies, leave, tax, super etc. When you recruit full-time internal assistants, you must cover the cost of their office supplies, leave, tax, super etc. This may have been a huge reason why you have been putting off getting help within your business. Choosing to outsource to virtual assistant to complete tasks is an easy, and practical alternative. You can hire a  virtual assistant on an hourly basis, for example, as one of the cost-effective packages that outsourcing offers. By doing it this manner, you can complete the work without hiring a full-time staff in-house while simply paying for a package each month, and know that the work is getting done. Another advantage is that you can alter those hours whenever you need to.

 

#8 You feel stumped with no room for further progression 
There may come a time in your career when you believe there is no way to advance. Finding the right VA can inspire you, open your eyes to new ideas, and help you improve the calibre of your business and your income without adding to your workload. In the end, getting a different perspective might be just what you need to advance.

 

Think it's the right time for you to outsource? Contact us at info@thatbusinessco.com to chat about how we can help you.