The age of the secretaries and administrative assistants has changed dramatically as technology has revolutionized how business is being done. From top level executives to marketing departments, hiring an online virtual assistant has evolved time consuming tasks like customer service, checking emails sending mass mailings and scheduling appointments from a one personal request to a computerized command sent to someone you may never actually meet but will pay each week regardless. This has employed freelancers all over the world who are trying to earn a passive income, and has saved employers thousands of dollars in operating costs in health insurance through contracting. 

Benefits of Hiring/Being a Virtual Assistant

Benefits for the Company

Virtual assistants are human beings. They are contracted freelancers that earn a passive or even an active income by working from home by completing the tasks that you don’t want to. Have a lot of customer service sales and inquiries? Have a separate telephone number that is sent directly to your virtual assistant. Have a lot of emails? They will check them. These are just a few of the many tasks that they are capable of. Any office duty that can be done by computer at the office can be done by a virtual assistant with the use of a phone and a computer. The benefits? Savings in time and money. Companies that hire these contractors are relieved from shelling out benefits, including pensions, health insurance and more, which is substantial in their payroll. Contractors are responsible for paying their own taxes at the end of …