The Benefits of Insourcing a Virtual Assistant for Startups

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written by Cápita Works

Jun 08, 2022

In the early stages of launching your business, you’ll want to do everything possible to free up time and resources so you can focus on moving forward. Nonetheless costs can add up quickly when trying to implement new hires to delegate and grow.

There’s a solution you might not have heard of: virtual assistants! VAs can save you money in the long run. Whether you need help with administrative tasks, social media management, research, or project management, a virtual assistant can take care of many things, so you don’t have to. Read on to learn more about why insourcing is a good idea for your startup and how a virtual assistant can make your life easier.

Save Time and Focus on Core Productivity   

At the beginning of any business, there’s the need to be focused on productivity and getting things done. But with so much to do, it’s easy to get caught up in the small tasks and lose sight of what really matters. Nearshoring will free up your time to concentrate on your core goals and complete essential duties. You can delegate administrative tasks like scheduling, booking travel, and organizing events with a virtual assistant. You can also ask for help with data entry, research, and even social media management. The more you delegate, the less you have to do yourself to stay focused on priorities.

Hire Expert Help Without the Expert Price Tag

Even if you decide not to insource, you’ll naturally have to hire staff as your business grows. If you’re not hiring from the get-go, you’ll have to go through the whole hiring process, which can take a long time. If you don’t have the budget for it right away, you may have to wait even longer. Insourcing with Cápita Works allows you to access nearshore high-quality talent for a fraction of the cost while eliminating tax and legal liabilities of direct hiring. And you’ll be able to hire experts in almost any field without paying expert rates.   

Build a Stronger Team

A VA can help you build a stronger team. Having a remote employee means that talent is not limited to location in your company. Furthermore, by delegating tasks to a VA, you can put your strategic team members where they’re best suited so they can then focus on their core responsibilities.  

Nearshoring is more cost-effective in the long run

In the long run, nearshoring can be more affordable than direct hiring. When nearshoring, VAs can be more cost-effective and flexible than regular employees. You can also insource multiple VAs on your team as full-time employees. While a VA can help you handle administrative or day-to-day tasks, you can also consider them a part of the team. Another employee or team that will not take up HR resources and produce effective results.  

Hiring Your First Employee Is Expensive 

Hiring your first employee can be expensive, both in terms of salaries and time. Going through the whole hiring process can take several weeks or even months. When hiring through Cápita Works, a PEO, you can get a personalized recruitment process while saving up to 75% compared to the US market -this is possible due to nearshoring. Even though our VAs are based in México, they are fully bilingual and well-educated employees in the same time zone that can even travel to your office in the US.

Virtual Assistants are Easy to Find and Manage

Finding an employee can be difficult, especially in the beginning. You may not have the time to go through the hiring process, including interviewing and background checks. You might not even know how to find the right person for the job. Don’t worry, leave it to us! If you wish to avoid hassles and hire your first VA with Cápita Works, you can find more about our advantages.


A virtual assistant can help you in many ways. They can save you time and energy to focus on more important things. They can also be a great way to start building a solid team. Whether you hire one or more VAs, they can help you grow your business.

When starting and growing a business, costs can quickly add up. That’s why nearshoring VAs is the best cost-effective solution for startups. By having access to a world of resources for a fraction of the cost!

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