Why is Communication with Your Virtual Assistant so Important?

Communication with Your Virtual AssistantKeeping the communication channels open between you and your freelancer is important if you want your business to be successful. Working remotely makes this a little more difficult as it does not involve merely calling someone into your office.

Working remotely means having to set an appointment to have a video conference call, a Skype call or a meeting via instant message. The plus side to this is that you can have meetings with your outsourcers any time of the day or night that suits both parties.

Easy to set-up virtual appointments

It is quick and easy to set up a virtual appointment to discuss business. You can update them about any changes and they can update you on any progress made on the job assigned to them. You should keep in touch with everyone that you outsource work to. It makes them feel part of the team and allows you to keep a handle on what is going on within your organisation.

Get to know your Virtual Assistant

Once you find a Virtual Assistant whom you are happy with, you will want to use him or her for future projects. The best way to achieve this is by maintaining good relationships with them. Get to know him or her and allow them to get to know you. It is much easier to work with people when there is a relationship established. It will stand you in good stead should you ever need something special done for you. This could include bringing forward a deadline or negotiating a better rate on a specific job.

Plan your communications

You will have to plan your calls carefully. Some calls might be a quick 5 minute call simply to touch base with our team. Other calls could be longer as they are about strategizing or delegating new work or projects.

reasons for communicatingOther reasons for communicating include dealing with any problems that may arise during the project.

If the call is about business, it is best to have an agenda at your disposal so that you cover all the important items which need discussing. Work through the list systematically so that each point is covered in detail. You don’t want time wasted on projects due to miscommunication. Make sure that the virtual assistant is clear about what is required and expected of them.

Communications give your Virtual assistant clarity

You will find that communicating with your iStaffSource outsourcer is the most effective way to keep your business moving in the direction that you want it to. They will have clarity and you will have peace of mind that the job will be completed correctly and on time. With iStaffSource your outsourcer is managed by an in-house Account Manager who ensures that communications with outsourcers are clearly understood by them.

Business will be easier to conduct when you establish a good relationship with your Virtual Assistant

Business is much easier to conduct when as good relationship has been established. Keep the communication lines open and you are sure to enjoy a long and fruitful business relationship with your outsourced virtual assistant.

As your business will grow and thrive, you begin to understand the importance of communicating with your virtual assistant. Over time, you could even form a good friendship with the virtual assistant and your life will only be the richer for having someone meaningful in your life. There is even the possibility of them becoming an integral part of your organization.

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