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4 Barriers of Hiring Offshore Workers and How to Overcome Them
Posted by Nick Brandt 3 days ago

There’s no question that offshore workers provide value to an organization. For startups, offshore employees are usually some of the first hires. They bring specialized skills to the table, usually at a lower cost than hiring a local employee. This allows you to ramp up your business quickly without taking on costly overhead and risk.   […]

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How to Overcome Remote Work Silos for Better Productivity
Posted by Leo Gestetner 2 weeks ago

For years, companies have worked diligently and intentionally to break down silos in their organization. They know the value of having a connected workforce, where essential information is fluidly shared and systems and processes work the way you do, not the other way around.  And then the massive migration to remote work happened.  For many […]

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Virtual Assistant Rates: How Much Does Hiring a VA Cost?
Posted by Nick Brandt 3 weeks ago

It’s no secret that a virtual assistant can save you money compared to hiring a regular employee while also giving you access to highly sought-after skills. Many VAs are independent contractors, which means you save money on employment taxes, benefits, and general overhead. Savings aside, let’s focus on spending: Just how much does hiring a […]

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How to Ensure Successful Virtual Collaboration
Posted by Leo Gestetner 1 month ago

So, you’ve decided to hire a virtual assistant. Finally, you can see some freedom in your near future as you have someone who can take some of your most pressing tasks off your plate. One of your top priorities at this point is to set up your new virtual relationship for success so you can […]

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4 Must-Ask Questions When Hiring a Virtual Assistant
Posted by Nick Brandt 2 months ago

No one knows your business as you do. That’s why it’s hard handing off responsibilities to an employee, even when you know it’s the only way you’re going to be able to grow. Hiring a virtual assistant can be even more daunting because you don’t have the benefit of working together side by side. How […]

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Top Priorities When Managing a Virtual Team
Posted by Leo Gestetner 3 months ago

Virtual teams seem to be the way of life these days. Even though COVID conditions are improving, many businesses are still not calling employees back to the office, at least not full tie. Instead, they’re looking for ways to improve how they manage their virtual teams and perfect the process of working remotely.   Whether your […]

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5 Offbeat Yet Highly Effective Tasks to Outsource to a Virtual Assistant
Posted by Nick Brandt 3 months ago

One of the biggest questions many companies ask is: What should I outsource to a virtual assistant? The myriad of answers may surprise you.   Many companies hire virtual assistants to handle things like answering messages, scheduling appointments and updating their social media accounts. But that’s not all a VA can do!   Here’s a closer […]

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How a VA Helps You Scale Your Business
Posted by Leo Gestetner 4 months ago

As a business owner, you have many superpowers. But handling your entire workload yourself isn’t one of them. Time is finite, and unless you want to spend all of yours working in your business (and heading toward burnout), you’ll eventually need to delegate some of your workloads.   This can be a good “problem” to […]

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How to Hire the Right Graphic Designer
Posted by Nick Brandt 5 months ago

Of all the types of freelancers or a remote team you may need, a graphic designer might be among the trickiest to hire. The challenge is that it’s a huge umbrella term for a wide variety of freelancers with different skill sets. In other words, there’s no one size fits all graphic designer. Some focus […]

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Best Practices for Online Collaboration with Remote Workers
Posted by Nick Brandt 5 months ago

There’s little doubt that since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, remote work is a trend that’s likely here to stay. It’s probably no surprise, given that a majority of workers want to continue working remotely even after the pandemic ends. But moving to remote work has its pitfalls. And in today’s global environment, where […]

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