Episode 10: 3 Secrets to Confidently Hiring Your First (or Next) Virtual Assistant
One of the most common questions I get from my friends or business owner colleagues is how they are going to take the next big step of hiring their first, or their next, Virtual Assistant. Because hiring somebody on your team is kind of a legal-ish question, right? There's a contractor agreement that should be in place. This is going to be one of those legal-ish, podcasts episodes, where it's not really legal, but it's going to be super helpful.
If you're trying to figure out how to go about hiring your next VA, this is going to be a great episode for you to tune into.
03:03 - Is it time to bring on some extra help?
03:53 - Virtual Assistants help you with admins level tasks, virtually.
05:51 - 3 tips to help you hire your first, or next, virtual assistant
06:09 - First topic: Trust. Be ready and willing to trust others.
08:22 - This is a reflection of your ability to trust yourself.
10:37 - Second topic: Perfectionism. Be ready to kick your perfectionist tendencies
11:19 - They're not going to do it as well as you can.
12:01 - Third topic: Processes. You need a clear, step-by-step instructions in place.
12:52 - They can start by creating these processes with you.
13:21 - Record videos of yourself as you go through things and send it to them.
13:42 - Create a summary and a set of steps.
14:56 - Put your job posting out there!
15:21 - The challenge is to put out a job posting and not hire anybody.
15:34 - Get out of your comfort zone by going through this hiring process.