Outsourcing to a Virtual Assistant is a smart move for any business owner. However, hiring the right VA involves more than just finding someone who has the right qualifications for the jobs you want to outsource.
If you want to find the right VA for you, you need to take the time to find someone who is a match made in Virtual Assistant heaven – someone who understands and cares about your business. Here are the traits you need to look for if you want the perfect person for you.
A good Virtual Assistant is one who takes the time to understand you and your business
If you want a Virtual Assistant to become an asset to your business, you need one who understands what your business is about. Ideally, they need to have similar values to you, so they connect with why you’re in business and what you’re trying to achieve.
A good Virtual Assistant is willing to take the time to better understand – they’ll take the time to follow through and follow up, and ask questions when needed to help relate to you and connect with your business dreams.
You want a Virtual Assistant who can anticipate your needs
When someone understands you, they’re more likely to be an active participant in your business. A VA who understands your business and your niche will be resourceful and proactive in their approach. They’ll be able to come up with ideas to improve things and help you grow your business further.
If you have a VA who cares as much about your business as you do, you’ll have found the perfect Assistant for your business.
Someone who can grow with your business
Because a Virtual Assistant who understands your business and anticipates your needs will help you grow. They’ll be happy to take on new challenges and will have a range of skills to help them become indispensable to your business. A great VA will provide your business with the support it needs, either by doing the work themselves or by outsourcing it to their team members or trusted Associates. They’re focused on helping make your business a success, as they know they have an active part in that success.
Not all Virtual Assistant businesses are the same, so if you want a Virtual Assistant that is right for you, it pays to be clear on what you need. But it also means you take the time to find a VA who has the right skills, mindset and attitude that will complement your business – because ultimately, that is how you will find that match made in VA heaven for you.
If you’re ready to find the right VA for your business, why not get in touch? Simply book yourself in for a 20-minute free chat, and we can discover whether I’m the right fit for you and explore how your business life might look, partnering with me.