If you are a smart entrepreneur, you will understand that hiring someone who can focus on all your tedious task is the best way to go. If so, then a Virtual Assistant is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your business.
However, many businessmen are having a hard time delegating their task for some reasons and these can be:
- You are used to doing the task and feel empty once you delegate it
- You feel that no one can do it better than you do
- You just don’t trust that a Virtual Assistant can treat your business like you do
I admit, there are really task that is handled well if it’s the owner doing it, however, we also know that any system that is not duplicable is not a good system at all. It is best to identify what task can be delegated to a Virtual Assistant.
Here are some criteria to identify these task:
- They are tedious
- They are repetitive
- They take away so much of your time
Here’s a quick tip on how you can make a clear job post.
Tell what’s needed to be done by giving a name of the job post.
Example: I’m looking for a long-term virtual assistant to do my admin task.
Describe in detail what needs to be accomplished.
Example: I’m a businessman making a living by selling online and ensuring that excellent customer service is provided in my transactions. I’m looking to get more sales by posting in _____ sites, gaining influencers, looking for ways to be marketed and…
By doing this not only will you get the exact skill you need for your Virtual Assistant, but it can also help you manage your time because you can specifically re-organize the tasks you’d like to focus on.
Not all Virtual Assistant will be equal but once you’re able to perfectly hone them, you just found a loyal and hardworking friend.