You shouldn't get a VA yet
Based on your answers, if you were to hire a virtual assistant you might not have a successful experience at this time. Here are the top reasons why:Lack of BudgetWhile virtual assistants cost less than half compared to their US counerparts, not everyone is in the position to spend $800/mo yet.Tip: As you get your business to cash flow enough revenue to hire a VA, keep a list of monotonous tasks that you encounter so you know exatcly what to hand off when the time comes.Lack of Delegation SkillsIf you're a perfectionist or a micromanger, don't hire a VA because you won't be able to let go and it will be a negative experience for the both of you.Tip: Prime your delegation skills with a low-cost learning experience - offer a 60-day unpaid internship role at your company. Find candidates on Handshake. As you practice delegation for 5-10 hours per week, you can prepare yourself to hire a 20-hr per week VA.Lack of TasksYou may think you don't have enough work for a VA at this time.Tip: As your US employees if the could spend more time on money-generating activities if you were to hire a VA shared among the entire office.