We all know the reasons why to hire a virtual assistant: to increase office efficiency, to free up your time, to save money, and the list goes on. Are there reasons, though, that you wouldn’t want to hire a virtual assistant? There are ten reasons not to hire a virtual assistant which include:
Ten Reasons Not to Hire a Virtual Assistant
- You have enough time on your hands to handle everything that comes your way. In this case, you don’t need extra help. Pat yourself on the back.
[break][/break] 2. The answering machine is all you need to handle your overflow. Is this you? You don’t need the efficiency that a virtual assistant will offer to your business.
[break][/break] 3. All of the costs to purchase and repair equipment is okay with you. It’s really no big deal. We cut those costs for you, so it’s possible that you don’t need a virtual assistant.
[break][/break] 4. It’s true that you are overworked, but you like to be in control of your own business. In this case, you might not need a VA.
[break][/break] 5. You prefer to keep an eye on every little detail of your business. Micromanagement is your middle name. You need an employee.
[break][/break] 6. Ruffling through all of your paperwork is relaxing to you. You love document creation and handling.
[break][/break] 7. You love the administrative end of your business.
[break][/break] 8. Paying for idle time isn’t really an issue. You don’t mind it at all.
[break][/break] 9. Employee taxes and benefits are a write-off. So you really don’t mind paying for these benefits. An online assistant would save you this cost, so you may not need their help in the office.
[break][/break] 10 The administrative end of your business is just the way you want it. Nothing needs done, and everything is working just as planned. Wow! You do not need an office assistant or the one you have is amazing. Buy them a gift.
Of course, this is all in fun. Most professionals want to cut costs when they can, are working more than they care to, can’t keep up with the paperwork, and would love a smoother running office. This is where we can help.
Many business owners wish they had chosen to hire a VA sooner. They realize that their office is running smoother and their time is freed to spend as they wish (even if it’s at the office). That’s the beauty of choosing to work with us.