Employers should also find ways to make their employees happy for them to stay driven
and happy with their job. Once an employee loses interest with their job, the first thing
your employee will do is to resign. Of course, it is never easy to lose an employee and
find a replacement. This is just the same with the virtual world.
A Virtual Assistant should stay inspired with their job. Although outsourcing companies would think that
there are a lot of Remote Secretaries out there to replace her, it still has an effect on their
There are many ways to keep your Remote Secretary contented with their job.
***First is to have a good and easy relationship between the client and the secretary but still keeping
the authority and respect. Your Online Secretary will find it easy and comfortable to
work with someone who is knows how to treat them right.
Another is by giving some incentives or rewards for a job well done. This does not
always have to involve monetary incentives. Just an acknowledgement that you
appreciate your Remote Assistant’s work will already boost your VA’s self-esteem.
***Avoid putting a lot of pressure to your Telecommute Assistant everyday. Of course there
will be times when this cannot be avoided, but as much as possible try to lessen it. If
task assigned to your Telecommute Secretary is the same everyday, try to mix it with a
new one once in a while. When somebody gets bored, they will not be able to perform
***Give your Remote Assistant a break every now and then. This would help refresh your
Virtual Assistant’s mind and be able to come up with new and better ideas again. Instead
of having them work 5 days a week, give your Online Secretary a three day off at least
once a month or if they perform well.
If your Remote Assistant is happy, he or she will be more likely to stay and perform
better. You can also expect them to do some extra task for you as a token of appreciation
for being a great boss or client.
Your Virtual Assistant