The virtual assistance industry has been on a rise for a while now and more and more people have been hiring virtual assistants to be their personal assistants. But what is a virtual assistant and how do they become a personal assistant?
By definition (from Investopedia) a virtual assistant is “an independent contractor who provides administrative services to clients while operating outside of the client’s office. A virtual assistant typically operates from a home office but can access the necessary planning documents, such as shared calendars, remotely.” Virtual assistants can become your personal assistant because they can do almost anything virtually that your assistant can do in person.
In this day and age of technological advancement, we’re sure you can imagine having our own Jarvis or Friday just like Tony Stark does. But since AI isn’t readily available for everyone who’s not Elon Musk, we have to make do with the next best thing which is virtual assistants. There are many pros to having a virtual assistant such as saving salary costs and training costs as well as saving time for yourself. Personal virtual assistants are becoming the norm and here are some of the common tasks you can delegate to them:
You may be wary of hiring a virtual assistant and giving too much work or too much freedom in handling your accounts but you can rest assure that virtual assistants are trained to do such tasks in the first place. There may be many factors to consider before getting a virtual assistant such as expectations on both ends, hiring expenses, and communication, but the bottom line is that a virtual assistant is there to make your business and personal life easier. And we Dads definitely want our lives easier so that we have more time for our families, and this is the best option for times like this.
We at DadSourcing would like to invite you to try our virtual assistant services. DadSourcing can offer the virtual assistant services we have listed above and timely output for each task. We would love to give you the gift of time, more free time, so you can have more time for your wife, you’re kids, and hobbies. You can use our Dad Deals and save money as well as donate $1 to Canadian Men’s Health Foundation with every subscription.