Virtual Assistant vs. Full Time Employee - You decide!

Hiring a Virtual Assistant to work for you ends up saving you money in the long run. Here is a side by side comparison:

Virtual Assistant

  • No payroll taxes, sick time, paid vacation time, holiday pay or benefits.

  • You don't have to provide equiptment of space to work.

  • VA's only get paid when they are actually working. No paid breaks.

  • When it comes to taking phone calls, VA's get paid only when they are on the call, by the minute. A days worth of calls may only equate to one hour of work.

  • A virtual assistant pays more attention to the quality of their work so they can retain their clients and receive word of mouth referrals.

  • You get more value for your money and spend less.

Full Time Employee

  • Must pay payroll taxes and social security.

  • Must provide insurance and benefits.

  • Overhead such as office equiptment, supplies, and office space.

  • Must pay employees for breaks.

  • Employess get paid even if they are just chatting with another co-worker.

  • When it comes to taking phone calls, you pay the employee by the hour even if they are not taking any calls.

  • Employees tend to just get the job done and collect their check.

  • You end up paying more for an employee in the long run because of taxes, benefits, and overhead.

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