Taking on the task of hiring a Virtual Assistant can be incredibly daunting! Literally millions of people of all levels of skills and walks of life are ready to offer their help. Ratings and reference systems help filter out the supply of workforce in some way, but still, far too many to chose from. And who can guarantee that VA you’ve chosen had not played the system somehow or won’t outsourced their job to someone else? You have no clue – they are virtual!
For this reason, you might choose to hire a Virtual Assistant through an existing VA service. This can be attractive because, ideally, they have already pre-screened their VAs and will provide them with the infrastructure they need to get the job done, such as a PC, internet connection, etc. But there are also some pitfalls to going this route that you need to be aware of.
Before hiring a Virtual Assistant through a VA company, you should consider the a few important factors: