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5 Key Areas to Train Your Virtual Assistant

5 Key Areas to Train Your Virtual Assistant

Adequate training helps to make your daily operations run smoothly with virtual assistants (VA). It gives VAs a boost in their work and ensures that they understand what is expected of them. This virtual assistant training guide hopes to empower business owners like you. Make no mistake, we want your business to grow and turn…

5 Ways to Use Zoom Video Conference Software

5 Ways to Use Zoom Video Conference Software

Our team at Bottleneck Virtual Assistants has enjoyed Zoom for different activities such as one-on-one video calls and Facebook Live events. It is a multifunctional software that you can use to communicate with your virtual assistants and business community. Have you explored the different ways to use Zoom? In this article, we discuss: Five ways…

9 Job Interview Questions to Ask a Virtual Assistant Applicant

9 Job Interview Questions to Ask a Virtual Assistant Applicant

Interviews are great opportunities to explore an applicant’s eligibility. They provide firsthand information about the applicant’s experiences, interests and goals. Here are 9 job interview questions to ask when you are looking to hire a virtual assistant. 1. Tell us something about yourself. This question goes beyond the applicant’s basic information, likes and dislikes. The…

71 Administrative Tasks That Can Be Outsourced to Virtual Assistants

71 Administrative Tasks That Can Be Outsourced to Virtual Assistants

Administrative tasks occupy a big portion of the responsibilities at an office. They fill a critical role in day-to-day business operations. Many of which can be completed with the help of virtual assistants. Virtual assistants have become assets to the evolving business landscape. They work from a remote location and are great at completing tasks…

Why the Biggest Roadblock in Growing Your Business Could Very Well Be You

Why the Biggest Roadblock in Growing Your Business Could Very Well Be You

What would you have done differently if you found out that you are the biggest roadblock in growing your business? There are a lot of reasons why businesses fail. Often times, we use them as excuses for blaming others. These reasons include faulty equipment, overpromising and under-delivering on projects, miscommunication, and the list goes on.…

18 Quotes from Amazing Leaders about Company Culture

18 Quotes from Amazing Leaders about Company Culture

Culture has a profound impact on business success as attributed by some of the world’s most successful companies. These include Google, Warby Parker, Zappos, and Chevron. We have had the opportunity of speaking with other amazing leaders on the Culture Eats Strategy Podcast. Conscious awareness of their need guided them toward the achievement of their…

4 Signs That You Are Looking for the Wrong Candidate

4 Signs You Are Looking for a Bad Hire

Virtual assistants with stellar performance are an asset to any business. They match the business’s ideals, provide quality results, and help bring a positive impact to the community. So, it’s critical to source and hire the right person for the job. Sourcing requires time and patience, but taking a guided approach can lead you to…

Bottleneck Virtual Assistants Leads Clutch’s Research of Top BPO Companies 2018

Bottleneck Virtual Assistants Leads Clutch’s Research of Top BPO Companies 2018

At Bottleneck Virtual Assistants, we always strive to provide top-notch Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services to our clients. That is why we are thankful to Clutch for recognizing us in their list of Top BPO Companies 2018. Virtual assistants provide a wide range of benefits for your company: More time to focus on the core aspects…

The Path of Business: Journey of a Business Owner

The Path of Business: Journey of a Business Owner

Growing a business is not as easy as starting one. Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that roughly 50% of establishments fail to survive in their first four years. The actual number counts more than 100,000 of privately held businesses. We decided to challenge ourselves by answering the question, “What does the…

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