Virtual Assistants are getting more and more in demand nowadays and the demand is coming from different industry or businesses. In the Philippines, Ive known a lot of freelancers who are now offering a the service of being a virtual assistant. By hiring an online assistant, you can increase your manpower without paying a full time employee. According to an online forum, Filipino Virtual Assistants are the most effective since they are English speaking and they can easily understand their clients requirements.
In compare to a full time employee, a virtual assistant is more efficient and yet less expensive and can definitely provide you with full support depending on your requirement. Generally, all Filipino virtual assistants are computer literate and most of them has a college degree. They are also known for being reliable, hardworking and trust worthy.
Virtual Assistants are paid based on hours rendered and they are not entitled for any benefits like hospitalization and Holiday incentives. You can also save on utility bill and office equipments since they are using their own computer in their home office. If you are just starting your business and you cant afford to hire a full time employee, consider hiring a virtual assistant and see the difference.
All types of businesses can benefit by hiring an online assistant since a virtual assistant can do a lot of the tasks that are usually done by a full time office employee. Hiring a Filipino Virtual Assistant is tax free and you are only charged for the actual hours spent for the task given although arrangements may different from one VA to another.