There are a lot of cost benefits of hiring a virtual assistant. You can hire them by the hour for certain business tasks rather than paying a part-time or full-time employee.
In addition, you won’t have to pay for training, or at least very little. The virtual assistant you hire should already have most of the skills needed to do the job.
If you were to hire one employee they might need extensive training to do every task. Rather than paying for all that training you could hire several virtual assistants to do specialized projects. Most times it will save money in the long run.
Another cost reduction is in benefits. They are not paid to virtual assistants because they usually charge by the hour or task. Eliminating costs such as these drastically reduces overhead for your business and can result in great profitability.