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How to Easily Manage Your Virtual Assistant with Podio
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How to Easily Manage Your Virtual Assistant with Podio

Managing a virtual assistant can be challenging. You are separated by different times zones, lack of real-time communication which makes it harder to monitor your remote employees. However, there are software which allows you to gather all your staff in one network, check their activity and provide instant feedback. We at TimelyPA swear by Podio...

How Much Should I Pay a Freelancer?
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How Much Should I Pay a Freelancer?

This is the question that rarely has a straight answer. Working at Timely PA, I get asked this question a lot and so I decided to create a guide for companies that have just entered the world of outsourcing. First thing: What is your budget? The first step should always be the budget. You have...

Company Culture: How to Attract the Best Talent and Keep Them Happy?
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Company Culture: How to Attract the Best Talent and Keep Them Happy?

If you could ever walk into the office of TimelyLab (the freelancer workspace that we have created in Vilnius) your eyes would notice motivational quotes, inside jokes, a bunch of photos and personal favourite phrases on the walls. You can notice these little things in every company if you pay attention – a list of...

How to Effectively Communicate with Your Virtual Assistant
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How to Effectively Communicate with Your Virtual Assistant

Once you decide to start outsourcing work to a freelancer you have to make sure you are completely prepared. I have seen many people make the mistake of thinking that a virtual assistant will instantly start working with you and transform your life. What actually happens is that you become increasingly frustrated as you are...

100 Tasks You Can Outsource to a Virtual Assistant
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100 Tasks You Can Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

When it comes to outsourcing work to a freelancer, most companies get very excited about all the free time they are going to have and all the annoying time-consuming tasks they can pass on. However, the reality is that most business owners are so used to being busy and doing everything themselves all the time...

Why Outsourcing is Still the Best Solution for Your Company?
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Why Outsourcing is Still the Best Solution for Your Company?

With the rapid development of software over the past 15 years, companies are now working faster and smarter to scale their businesses. From a single entrepreneur to a large corporation, any business will get to the point where they are asking the question of how to get the best staff for an affordable price. If...