How a Virtual Assistant can help your Recruitment Agency

I provided Virtual Assistant support to recruitment agency on and off for a year and a half and it was something I really enjoyed doing. It wasn’t until I started working with an agency that I realised what value I was able to bring to the business and to the team. Although I didn’t have…

A business back-up plan, do you have one?

Most self-employed people work on their own, they don’t tend to have a team to call upon when the printer dies or the filing needs to be done. You are the IT, sales and accounts departments. But what happens if you couldn’t carry out your work, what would happen to your clients? A visit to…

My Step Into Higher Education

I always felt I had missed out on higher education, one of the reasons was because, at the age of 16, I really didn’t know what I wanted to study. My best friend at the time went off to study Psychology. I don’t think she had a career direction in mind but it was something…

Solitude of being self-employed

Working from home has many perks: running errands during the week rather than fighting through the crowds at the weekend, being able to work in your PJs (actually, I’ve only done this once but I do like the option), taking breaks when you want to and not having to worry about commuting. But there is…

7 Tasks An Author Can Outsource To A Virtual Assistant

7 Tasks An Author Can Outsource To A Virtual Assistant Being an author isn’t just about writing, especially for an author choosing the self-publishing route. They will need to manage all social media aspects of their book, looking after their website, formatting, fact-checking, managing competitions, diary and email management, getting reviews and on top of…

You Don’t Have To Be A Business Owner To Hire A Virtual Assistant

  I have looked at many websites, articles and blogs offering advice on how a Virtual Assistant can help your business. It’s true, hiring a Virtual Assistant can help your business but what about someone who doesn’t own a business? Our lives are becoming a lot busier and we often hire other people to do…