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DO YOU NEED AN AWESOME VIRTUAL ASSISTANT?

Here’s how Level compares to other VA companies

Level

Direct

Other VA Companies

“Recruiting Only” Companies

Competitive pay to VS

Yes Typically too low Yes, usually N/A

Most of the pay goes to VS & their support

Yes Yes No N/A

High overhead

NO No YES No

Support network

Yes No Sometimes None available

Company wide back-end support (decentralized support/help; networking with others in the same role

Yes No No No

Support team that’s worked with VAs and have been VAs themselves

Yes No No No

Competitive benefits (medical insurance)

Yes No Rarely No

Best exchange rates for VA

Yes No Maybe No

Background/reference checks

Yes No Yes, usually No

Your time requited to recruit & onboard

1-2 Hours Total 40-80 Hours 1-5 Hours 2-10 Hours

Up-front time investment (I want people to see their hourly rate times the number above)

Low HIGH Low Middle

Up-front costs

$500 $1000-4000 $350-500 $2500-4000

Don’t know how to word this, but the agreements you sign with your VA mean something. “Risk”?

Yes NO Yes, usually No

Provide inexperienced “general/generic” person that has been given generic training

NO N/A YES No

Average number of applicants screened per hire

100-150 1-4 10-50 5-20

Put through a rigorous recruiting process

Yes NO Yes, typically No

Have a developed and defined recruiting process

Yes NO Yes, typically Yes

Replacing process if you and your new hire determine you aren’t the right fit for each other

Yes, quickly None Yes, typically No

Treat their people like a true team member, not a robotic task-doer

Yes No No NO

Potential for “ghosting”

Low HIGH Low High

Employee assistance/hardship fund

Yes No Sometimes No

Job security for employee

Yes No Rarely/No No

Paid time off for employee

Yes No No No

Company party

Yes No Yes No

Long-term agreements

NO No 3-12 months No