"Come home to mama" Oh yea! Haha Joke. Ok, let's be serious. Are you a business owner or an entrepreneur? At some point in your business, you will need some help. Of course, one tree cannot make a forest, You cannot go all the way alone and that is why help is always a necessity! Hiring a Virtual Assistant is one of the first, yet most important hires that you can make as an entrepreneur. Until you have someone on your team that you can delegate specific tasks to, you will continue to waste valuable time and energy on activities that don’t actually contribute to the growth of your business. One of the key differences between a “solopreneur” (someone who is the only person in their business) and a business owner is a team. A business owner doesn’t do everything themselves. They build systems and hire people to do things for them. These are necessary steps to building a scalable business that continues to grow, even when they’re not working.
BENEFITS OF HIRING OR HAVING A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT
Well, for one thing - You will live longer haha. I mean how does it feel to have the burden lifted off your shoulder? Having a team who understands what your business needs and having people who will work with you to achieve the goals you set. That is totally a big relief.
#1You don’t need a physical office
Depending on where you live, renting a physical office space can be quite expensive. Hiring a Virtual Assistant enables you to start building your team while keeping your expenses low. With the exception of a few software tools for communicating with and managing your virtual staff, the primary cost of hiring virtual staff is the amount you pay for their time.
#2 Virtual Assistants are inexpensive
Virtual Assistants are an affordable alternative to hiring regular employees. Most Virtual Assistants operate as independent contractors and depending on where they live, their hourly rate may be significantly lower than what a local employee would cost you. A Virtual Assistant in the Philippines, for example, will typically cost less than half of what a Virtual Assistant in North America costs for the same tasks and responsibilities.
#3 You’re not limited by local talent (hire the best of the best)
Not every entrepreneur has access to a local talent pool of qualified candidates for a specific role. A Virtual Assistant can technically work from anywhere in the world as long as they have an internet connection.
#4 Delegation helps prevent burnout
Delegating specific tasks and responsibilities to other people is a huge step towards preventing burnout. Unfortunately, there are a lot of entrepreneurs that think they need to do everything themselves, and that’s exactly what they end up doing. This leads to very long work days, lack of focus, feeling overwhelmed, and having little time for other areas of their life such as exercise, hobbies, and family.
#5 Spend more time in your areas of strength
You can’t be a master of everything, nor should you try to be. For every task and process that is required to run your business (including the ones you don’t like or are terrible at doing!), there are other people who specialize in those tasks and actually enjoy them. Hiring people to delegate tasks to frees up your time to focus on activities that you enjoy and you’re good at.
#6 Focus on high-value and income generating activities
Lastly, when you hire a Virtual Assistant, you free up more time to focus on activities that add significantly more value to your business than the ones you delegated to your Virtual Assistant. In other words, you free up more time to focus on activities that have a direct impact on your income.
Now those are the few of many benefits. Now, the question is - Where do you hire VAs? How do you get good ones? Are they trained? Will they be a good fit?
This is actially the main reason i am writing this blog! So introducing the FILIPINA HOME BASED MOMS - FHMOMS
WHAT OR WHO IS FHMOMS
In their own words "We are dedicated to help all Filipina moms out there who are aspiring to work from home, be able to land the online jobs they deem of having, through the support group we came up with over Facebook. Through this group, we aim to cater to all the needs of fellow freelance working Pinay moms."
"We all know that being a mother is especially difficult, given all the responsibilities we have to face every single day. That means you need to work in order to pay the bills, and at the same time, get to spend quality time with your whole family, especially with your kids. You know that this isn't possible if you work full time. The instant solution to that problem is to work freelance from home."
As for all of you mothers who decided to veer away from the 9 to 5 office setting and had settled with working from home, you know how difficult it is to juggle multiple tasks at the same time - from doing household chores to attending to your partner's and children's needs, apart from working online."
THE FHMOMS VISION
Our vision is a nationwide scope of empowered home-based Filipina moms through a supporting, respectful, and flourishing community. This is a goal that we will actively pursue by encouraging and motivating moms to make wonders in their freelancing, parenting, and entrepreneurship adventures. We are looking forward to create a ripple effect of kindness to our Members who have developed gratitude by giving back to and through different organizations and families. We aim to build a nationwide community of work-at-home moms and governed by love, respect, and hope for a better and empowered life
WHY HIRE A MOM IN THE FIRST PLACE?
Well there are many reasons why you should hire a mom! First and foremost - She is a mom and that means a natural ability to guide and lead and deal with situations. Secondly, She is a trained mom at that. What do i mean? So here is the thing at FHMOMS, Every single mom is trained in every aspect of skills, This means you are looking at 100,000+ skilled individuals ready to help you jump start your business. When i say 100,000 - I mean 100,000 real people, moms, skilled moms ready to act. So whatever your business is or your business is all about, You will find a mom to fit in! Technically everything.
Secondly, These are moms with no other obligation except family. Which means she has all the time in the world to give attention to your business. She is not a student or a middle class girl who might be carried away with school, boyfriends and other little things. You are actually getting a home maker which means your business is falling into trustworthy hands.
Remember, Every FHMOM you hire, You are actually helping a Filipino family! This is the least you can do talaga.
HOW TO HIRE A FHMOM
Hiring a mom from FHMOM is even as easy as ABC, Now because you are reading this, You can hire a VA with 7 days free trial before you actually hire the person. Yep, that is the level of confidence that they have when it comes to work!
To begin the hiring process, You need to click this SOURCING FORM, After you have filled in the form which will give them an idea of who you are looking for. The FHMOM will now recommend moms for you who have the skill set to match your wants and needs.
You get 7 days to see how it goes and hire the VA. The good thing about this is that, FHMOM has a 97% hire rate after free 7 days is done. Which means, you basically will hire whoever you get because they are good at what they do!
What are you waiting for - HIRE A FHMOM TODAY. EACH MOM YOU HIRE HELPS A FILIPINO FAMILY. YOU COULD BE FEEDING A KID OR HELPING A KID GO TO SCHOOL. BASICALLY, THIS IS THE LEAST YOU CAN DO!