You have many choices when it comes to meeting your business needs. You can hire a traditional employee, a VA (virtual assistant), or work with a staffing firm.
I provide services to overwhelmed business owners and entrepreneurs in Construction ,General Contracting and Subcontractors who do not have the space, equipment, funds or desire to hire a staff person full-time, in house. My services are specifically designed to help relieve the stress of having to deal with Construction Project Management, Construction Administration, Business Operations Management and Payroll, Bookkeeping & Invoice Management.
And unlike hiring a traditional employee, I can meet your exact business needs without you paying for one penny more. There’s no paying for employee benefits, coffee breaks, endless meetings, or water-cooler conversations. My middle name is “efficient.” You simply tell me what you need done, and I’ll make it happen. As a Virtual Business Manager, I work remotely using the latest technology to deliver services to clients globally.
What is a Construction Virtual Assistant?
The words “Virtual Assistant” is the most commonly used and most searched for term online. However, there are many layers to this title and shouldn’t be considered by no means, basic.
Virtual assistants (typically abbreviated to VA) are self-employed, independent contractors who – from a remote location, usually their home or office – support multiple clients in a variety of industries by providing administrative, creative, and technical services.
While other niche industries are more well developed than Construction, I am one of the very few who offer virtual construction services to business owners, general contractors and subcontractors. The construction industry is still a very brick and mortar business, however, technology these days now gives employers the opportunity to explore alternative options. The Construction Industry is catching up to modern digital times.
Most construction companies start as a self-employed general contractor, obviously you are wearing all the hats and performing all the labor yourself. Many times this means 12-16 hour days in the busy season and still even 12 hour days during the slow season. By hiring a VA, you pay for what you need, and you spend a whole less time training a professional assistant than you would most employees.
Remote Construction Management (CM), is designed to assist specifically small contractors and other construction business owners, who don’t have an in-house Construction Management team, to fulfill their client’s day-to-day regulatory CM tasks. This tools enables small contractors to compete with larger firm. We will be your CM partner as far as the need exist.
This tool saves a substantial amount of money for small business owners and give them the leverage to have a professional CM partner on their side and enable them to bid for larger projects and compete with larger firms.
Can you afford a Construction Virtual Assistant? Yes!
Here is a basic comparison between Hiring an Employee vs. Contracting a Virtual Assistant:
When contracting a Virtual Assistant you only pay for the hours worked, which is generally a fraction of a traditional full-time employee. VAs are independent administrative professionals. Just like a contractor, there are no benefit package costs, no unproductive hour costs, and no overhead costs to incur.
Bottom Line…you save both time and money!