One misconception about working with a Virtual Assistant is that they are the same as an employee. But it’s not true.
A Virtual Assistant is an independent, self-employed business professional. She takes care of her own tax responsibilities. She also uses her own equipment, not yours. So, you don’t have to outlay cash for a second computer or office space. You don’t have to pay benefits or sick days or vacation time, and generally you won’t be governed by as many laws or requirements as you would with an employee.
Another important difference is that a Virtual Assistant will most likely have other regular clients, but that doesn’t mean she won’t be devoted to your interests. After all, your success is ultimately her best success. And your word-of-mouth recommendation only enhances her reputation.
The best Virtual Assistants bring professionalism and specialty skills to your business which saves you huge learning curves. Plus, she takes care of the tasks that your don’t like! She is the one who has to keep up with new technology and trends in her area of expertise, while you happily go along, doing what you do best in your particular area of expertise.
In so many ways, Virtual Assistants have more benefits than employees. So, why wouldn’t you want to work with one?
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