A recent blog The First Step to Successful Outsourcing posted to Virtual Elves stressed the importance and value of creating an action plan before taking the first step towards hiring a virtual assistant (VA). This week we’re expanding upon this and exploring the next step of your outsourcing journey:
ou’ve made the commitment to start outsourcing some aspects of your business. After all the time spent planning, implementation and hiring you’ve found the perfect Virtual Assistant – congratulations! BUT! This is only the beginning! You’re about to embark on the most important part of your outsourcing journey — building a long standing mutually beneficial relationship with your Virtual Assistant.
It seems that more and more Australian companies are either hiring a virtual assistant (VA) or sending their business processes abroad. IT entrepreneur Scott Linden Jones said thousands of Australian roles were outsourced to the Philippines and the trend is likely to continue in the coming years.
For nearly every business, sales are everything. A business owner may never openly admit this, but in the back of their mind, the number of sales their company brings in is the simplest way to gauge how well a campaign is performing.
Employees that tend to focus their efforts and work harder are the ones that appear alert, motivated and happy. Putting together a team of these hard working employees can make a dramatic difference in a company’s small business productivity levels, and can eventually increase sales and limit the amount of unnecessary costs.