Building a successful and prolific relationship with your Virtual Assistants

Creating a rapport with your virtual assistant assures higher productivity and success not only towards your business but also to you and your VA. There are numerous factors that will affect how you will be able to develop a dynamic bond with your VA and vice versa. I’ve  come up with my list which I considered important.

“What do I want my Virtual Assistant to do?”. After deciding that you’ll hire a virtual assistant, ask yourself this question and try to create a list of all the things that you want your Virtual Assistant to do for you.By constructing a comprehensive list of your VA tasks will enable you to find  a competent candidate that will suit your requirements.

Character and Techniques Orientation. Now that you hired the perfect VA for you, have a small talk about the characteristics and  manner of how you do things. It  will give your VA an idea on how you manage your routines and slightly give him the impression of your expectations. This will also orient you with your VA’s traits and ideals.

Define work flow processes. Agreeing on the work flow processes will minimize the chances of doing wrong. This will also ensure your information security and privacy.

Provide Precise Instructions. Ready for the tasks? Always provide clear instructions to eliminate miscommunication and errors. Another thing is that don’t forget to add deadlines, whether its specific or general as long as you included a target date. With deadlines your VA can manage his tasks within the given period.

Trust your Virtual Assistant. Learn to trust your virtual assistant. Otherwise it will cause inefficiency to both of you. I know it would be hard at first but to soothe your paranoia develop a process wherein you’re regularly updated with the work progress. Trust is important to develop a sound relationship between you and your VA.

Having a virtual assistant can provide a number of benefits for you and your business. Spend time to develop the structure that will make it a great experience for both of you.