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Outsource Smart: Be Your Own Boss . . . Without Letting Your Business Be the Boss of You by Daven Michaels

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4HOW TO HIRE AND TRAIN AN OUTSOURCED VA

FREELANCE OR FACILITY?

The first decision when you’re considering using an outsourced VA is whether to hire a freelancer on your own or to go through a managed facility; an organization that helps business owners procure and manage virtual assistants located overseas.

Your decision depends on what kinds of tasks you’re looking to delegate as well as the time you plan to spend on interviewing and training. If you’re looking for someone to work on a part-time basis, a freelancer is probably your best option. Although some managed facilities allow clients to hire part-time workers, most do not.

PROJECT WORK

Project work is something that can easily be delegated to a freelance VA. For example, a freelancer ...

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