For many enterprising individuals, stay at home orders did not slow them down as they were able to pivot and continue the hustle. Many communities have seen a flurry of small businesses emerge, leveraging e-commerce, delivery services, even developing their own apps. A lot of these are run as home businesses, which reduces overhead costs and allows the entrepreneurs flexibility in balancing work and life. Nonetheless, this setup has its fair share of drawbacks, from juggling a variety of tasks while running a household to work from home burnout. Thankfully, there is a way home businesses can enhance their operations, boost their productivity while at the same time make life easier for the business owners. They can do this by making use of Virtual Assistants! (more…)
Many businesses and organizations have shifted to remote work. Virtual Assistants and their clients alike are now working from home. It seems like remote work will be here to stay as part of the New Normal. And while initially, work from home seemed cozy and comfy, months later it has become a bit less rosy. According to CNBC, “over two-thirds, or 69%, of employees are experiencing burnout symptoms while working from home.” Yikes. Working remotely has gone from a perk to a fact of life with its fair share of challenges that have to be overcome. So here is how you can beat work from home burnout:
To flatten the curve, organizations and businesses have had to adapt as best they can and minimize the exposure risk to their staff and their customers. Virtual BizNest, for example, pivoted to working remotely even before the local government declared a lockdown. While some places are loosening restrictions, organizations and individuals alike can’t be too careful. Many will have to continue working from home. To stay productive, the workforce must have the right tools. So here are the must-haves for working remotely. (more…)
The coronavirus pandemic has hit all industries hard and forced organizations to adapt. Many, particularly non-essential businesses, have had to downsize their operations, temporarily close their physical establishments, or switch to home-based operations (for those capable of doing so). This has proven to be quite challenging for many. But Virtual Assistants and the businesses utilizing their services have turned out to be better prepared for the disruption. So, why is this the case, and how can more businesses utilize VAs to weather the storm?