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How to Hire a Virtual Assistant and Get Your Time Back

Welcome back to the podcast! In this episode, we are joined by Karina Kerr, an administration and business operations consultant from the Australian Allied Health Agency, to shed light on a critical aspect of entrepreneurial growth for therapists—hiring a Virtual Assistant (VA). With therapists increasingly feeling the pressure of juggling 1:1 work and the desire to build their online programs, Karina provides invaluable insights into making the VA journey a positive and smooth sailing experience.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding the Need for a VA: Recognizing the signs that it’s time to delegate and bring a VA into your business can liberate your time and energy, allowing you to focus on what you do best.
  • Finding and Choosing the Right VA: Karina discusses where to find a VA, what qualities to look for, and how to ensure they align with your business values and needs.
  • Delegating Effectively: Learn about the tasks that are most beneficial to outsource, how many hours to hire a VA for, and tips on managing this crucial relationship.
  • Onboarding Process: Discover the importance of a structured onboarding process to seamlessly integrate a VA into your business operations.
  • Navigating Challenges: Karina shares her expertise on handling common pitfalls in the VA partnership, ensuring a fruitful collaboration.
  • Maximizing VA Contributions: From developing systems and processes to undertaking research and customer service, a VA can significantly contribute to the growth and efficiency of your business.

About Our Guest:

Karina Kerr is an experienced administration and business operations consultant specializing in allied health and disability support. Through the Australian Allied Health Agency, Karina works with business owners to implement systems and procedures that enable businesses to thrive. Her passion for mental health and well-being drives her commitment to helping others avoid burnout and achieve success.

Special Announcement:

Karina also shares exciting details about the upcoming Heart of Health and Disability Conference and Awards Gala, a must-attend event for allied health professionals looking to connect, inspire, and celebrate their achievements.

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