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10 Reasons to Hire a Personal Assistant
Having a Personal Assistant is fast becoming an essential need for the busy entrepreneur, business owner & person with the advent of new technologies and ways of doing business; the Personal Assistant is here to help you along your way.
1. Focus on the business of making money Having a Personal Assistant allows you the freedom to create more profitability for your company by allowing you to concentrate solely on your business, not the mundane tasks that are inherent in business. Making money is what business people do and the more time they have to concentrate on their business, the more money and opportunity they will create. 2. Save you money Why invest in payroll, benefits, insurance, etc., when you could be delegating that money to building your business. Why worry about personal calling in sick or taking vacations? There is no need to hire in-house personal when a Personal Assistant can be there when you need them to perform the duties that you need in running your business. 3. Freedom to pursue pleasurable activities Having a Personal Assistant work with you frees you up to pursue the activities that help keep your creative juices flowing. When you are bogged down wondering if the bills are paid, you are not thinking about new and exciting ways in which your business could be growing. 4. One-stop shopping A Personal Assistant can perform duties that range from word processing, maintaining billing -- both personal and business, creating marketing tools such as brochures, flyers and business cards, travel arrangements, maintaining databases and sending out mailings, etc. There is no business duty that a Personal Assistant cannot perform or would be willing to learn. 5. Tailored to fit your needs Whether you need one letter typed or need monthly billing to clients, a Personal Assistant can perform these duties. They are set up to fit each individual client's needs. Fees are arranged for one-time tasks to retainer of 10, 20 or 40 hours per week or month. Whatever your needs are, the Personal Assistant and you create your own individual working partnership. 6. Freedom to work from any location Whether you are in your office, you’re home or on vacation in Tibet, a Personal Assistant is always accessible to you. Contact is maintained through telephone, fax, E-mail, and online messaging. 7. Delegate time-consuming responsibilities Let a Personal Assistant take care of those responsibilities so that you may pursue (worry-free) the business of living your life and running your business. 8. Highly trained personal Personal Assistant's are professionals that have training in the corporate, small business and professional world and have tailored their skills to meet with the needs of the modern day business professional. They have found that every professional has varying needs and offer their expertise in caring for these needs. 9. Individual service provided For the entrepreneur, freelancer or small business, it is important that your particular needs are seen as unique. A Personal Assistant is the person who will oversee your business and/or personal life. They can maintain your mailing lists, maintain correspondence, keep track of memberships that need to be renewed, remind you of important dates, arrange travel or send flowers and special occasion cards. They act as your partner in caring for those tasks personally. 10. Let their strengths be your strength why waste time on tasks that are not your primary objective? Being a successful business owner entails hiring the right people for the right job. By hiring a Personal Assistant you are partnering with the professional that has the knowledge of the inner workings of the administrative and corporate fields.
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