Recruiting a Virtual Assistant

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Are you thinking about hiring a VA or perhaps need some ad-hoc support as you have a busy few weeks or months ahead? Worried about the process, wondering what questions to ask?

Recruiting a VA is similar to hiring an employee, you need to find someone who understands you and your business.  The interview process is as important for the VA as it is for you.

Here are some questions that you may find it helpful to use in recruiting the perfect VA: Continue reading “Recruiting a Virtual Assistant”

Building client relationships

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Work is a huge part of our lives, as well as being the most important factor in our financial well-being, it is the place where we socialise and build relationships.  Usually, we spend more time with our co-workers than we do with our families, so while you may think that working and socialising don’t mix, our social relationships with our workmates are a vital part of a healthy and productive workplace.

However, as a Virtual Assistant it’s not possible on a daily basis to meet your client in the office kitchen when making a cup of tea or have your lunch in the cafeteria together.  So how do you make sure that you get to know your clients, allowing you to build a successful working relationship?

Here are some tips for developing a productive and enduring relationships with your clients: Continue reading “Building client relationships”