Early Stage Business Growth You thought of an idea, built a product, found your first customers, generated revenue and learnt a lot along the way. The hard part is over, right? Starting a business isn’t easy, however, even more difficulties arise when you have proven all of your assumptions and have achieved a reasonable level of income to make the
Every entrepreneur and business leader wants to expand their company, take on staff (in one form or another) and, most importantly, increase their bottom line. However, only a select few of these passionate business owners consider the downsides of limited time and increased workload. A growing business demands investment of immense number of hours and multi-tasking skills, which is not easy for one
Why should your business consider using a Virtual Assistant? Take a look at our 60 second explanation video and find out more.
As part of a series of improvements we have been making to the company, we have produced a new video which helps explain the service we offer at Virtalent. Why not take 2 minutes to find out more?
Good news – the world of work is changing! Bad news – this is because you are working longer. There’s a steady shift on the horizon surrounding the world of work. In the ever-changing and technology dependent world we live in, we are seeing a disruption to the work-life balance and the slow death of the traditional 9-5 job. The
The freelance industry is growing rapidly. Businesses are beginning to expand or shrink their workforces in accordance with customer demand and to keep low overheads. This blog aims to give you a better insight into the virtual freelance market and some tips to abide by when choosing a virtual freelancer. Fit the freelancer in with your team Bringing in a virtual
One of the most significant yet often overlooked reasons why a number of small businesses struggle to expand their business and increase their productivity is simply because their leaders try to do everything themselves. Considering yourself capable of handling everything with limited resources is not the answer to growing your business. There is nothing worse than a busy idiot. Entrepreneurs
When in business, we all need to ensure we are as profitable as possible and so assessing the true costs and benefits of any project we undertake is essential. The same applies to outsourcing. But, why outsource? “Outsourcing” involves handing over business-related or personal tasks that you don’t have the time to deal with, or simply don’t have the skills to complete
Outsourcing is not a new concept for SMEs. With businesses and technology becoming more advanced than ever, SMEs need to ensure that they too are ahead of the game. For many, this means dedicating many long hard hours and late nights to ensure that their business is up to scratch, right? Wrong! Businesses are growing fast and SMEs don’t have the
The word “VA” is a term that we will be hearing a lot more in the next few years, but most may not have heard this term before in business. A VA is a Virtual Assistant. In other words, a personal or executive assistant that works remotely, very often from home, completing various tasks for businesses. Hiring a Virtual Assistant enables businesses