It is an essential profile for the operation of a company and carries out administrative, creative and technical tasks remotely for different companies and customers.
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The crisis caused by Covid-19 has caused many of our habits to change, as has our way of working and the structure of our companies.
A clear example is teleworking or home office, which seems to remain. Before the crisis, seven out of ten companies said they would implement teleworking in 2020, according to a survey by the Hays Labor Market Guide. Today, the World Bank believes that there is ample scope in most professions to improve teleworking and that it can achieve 60% in more skilled jobs.
In this scenario, the professional figure of the virtual assistant appears with greater power. It is an essential profile for the operation of a company and carries out administrative, creative and technical tasks remotely for different companies and customers.
According to the study by the largest independent employment platform Freelancer.com 2019, the demand for this profile rose by 31 percent. This analysis examined the hiring behavior of more than 38 million companies in 247 countries. Companies believe it is more efficient and productive to hire freelance virtual assistants rather than having an internal assistant. Now, during the crisis, the demand for this number has doubled and it is expected that its demand will continue to grow. Employers have recognized the importance of outsourcing their technical, creative and management needs.
“The Covid-19 crisis has shown that teleworking is the future, but many companies have introduced teleworking in an extraordinary and hasty manner. Many have been forced to jump into the online world to survive and manage their team by teleworking as best as possible, but teleworking is not just a solution to mitigating the negative effects of the restriction, there are studies that show other characteristics related to productivity, and teleworking is a gradual support in the current phase of de-escalation Return to workplaces that make the activity compatible with maintaining the safety distance and thus restrict the possibility of re-germination. In this context, the figure of a virtual assistant for the transition and survival is crucial 100% of companies need or need this profile in your workforce “, sa gt Esther Mayor, trained New virtual assistants at your Virtual Assistance Institute.
And not only that: his profile is so diverse that he always has something to contribute. Thanks to their proactive profile, companies were able to save costs by performing several activities. They are the answer managers and companies are looking for who want to delegate administrative, creative and technical tasks to address the crisis and the challenges they face at the moment, “he emphasizes.
“Without this number, many companies would be lost and it is a role that can be performed 100% virtually. It manages emails, social networks, manages billing, writes reports, creates posts for websites or blogs to design images or Advertising banners, or even video or podcast editing. They need to develop a large number of skills to be able to offer much more comprehensive and comprehensive services, “says Mayor.
In this context, according to Covid 19, if teleworking is the logical and safest step for the survival of companies, virtual support is the booming professional option.