I am often asked about what benefits we offer when we hire virtual assistants. It’s understandable why virtual assistants would be curious about their benefits, but I mostly hear this question from other entrepreneurs who want to know what they can do to motivate their teams and foster their loyalty.
I had the same thoughts when I started HireTrainVA. From the very start, I wanted to create a company that people could be proud to be a part of, where everyone shares the same core values and works as a team.
When we informed the team of our benefits, their faces lit up. It means a lot to them to know that they are taken care of.
If you want to use our benefits as inspiration, here they are:
However, the incentives come with expectations as well. We have high standards to keep our people on the team. We expect our team members to:
There must be a balance between the incentives and expectations, and make sure your team is well aware of what they have to focus on. It’s not enough to only mention the rules once and expect your people to remember them. We are reinforcing the expectations at a lot of our meetings, and we also reward or let people go based on how their performance relates to our company rules and core values.