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11/23/2021

How to Grow a Business With the Help of Virtual Assistants

Yahely Hernández

Getting your business to grow and transforming it into a viable business is a complicated task. Starting a business is difficult, but growing a small business is even harder.
11/23/2021

10 Tips for Stronger Mental Health

Working as a Virtual Assistant can be stressful and challenging sometimes. Taking care of yourself and living a healthy life improves your efficiency and productivity at work. t’s important to stay fit and take care of your mental health as well as your physical health. There are little things you can do each day that all contribute to your mental wellness.
11/22/2021

How to Nail Your Interview for a Virtual Assistant Position

Bárbara Blanco

If you are actively looking at job postings and want to succeed in your next virtual job interview, there are some secrets you must know to make an excellent first impression. Ready? Let's get started!
11/18/2021

How to Create Effective Processes as a Virtual Executive Assistant

As a virtual executive assistant, your boss delegates administrative or creative tasks to you. Some of them are tasks you do every day and much of your day becomes a routine. There may be daily or weekly graphs and reports to generate, phone calls and emails to make, planning travel arrangements, scheduling meetings, and taking notes of them to record and distribute.
11/12/2021

Top Delegating Tips for Managers

As an entrepreneur, when you first start your business, you may need to wear multiple hats yourself and deal with everything, from production to customer service and support. However, as your company grows, you'll quickly discover that it pays to have the right team members, be it in your office or remotely through a virtual assistant.
11/12/2021

How We Hire the Ideal VA for You

Carlos Cabrera

In the competitive labor reality that we currently live in, hiring processes have become increasingly relevant and are key to finding and evaluating the best talent on the market. For this reason, having a successful hiring process at the forefront has become a core need in HR departments.
11/09/2021

5 Essential Tips for Hiring an Executive Virtual Assistant

You’re advancing in your career and beginning to feel overworked. Maybe you’ve gotten to the point where you want to spend more time with your family and friends. If you relate to this, it’s time to hire an Executive Virtual Assistant.
11/04/2021

Benefits of Working as a VA

Paty Vargas

You've heard it once, if not hundreds of times, the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated and normalized the idea of working from home. In the beginning, CEOs were worried that work from home would slow down the workflow and efficiency of their employees, but as time went on, they realized that WFH was just as efficient as working in an office, if not more. Consequently, many companies decided to permanently continue to work from home.
11/02/2021

7 Ways to Boost Focus and Productivity While Working from Home

Working remotely as a Virtual Assistant has plenty of benefits and flexibility. However, it's not always easy to stay focused and productive while working remotely. It can be easy to get distracted, watch some TV, spend time on social media, or just waste time in general. Having children at home makes everything even more challenging.
11/02/2021

Virtual Assistance vs Outsourcing

Barbra Muñoz

Even though we're tired of hearing and reading that the pandemic changed the way we manage teamwork, this is an undeniable truth. It has been proven that productivity can be achieved by working remotely; from a living room, a coffee shop, or a coworking space. Productivity is no longer limited to a cubicle.
10/30/2021

Virtual Assistants for Financial Services

Yahely Hernández

What is it that moves the world today? Is it money? Or perhaps technology? It is a very impartial response that calls into question our motivations as human beings. What we do have enough certainty in is that finances and technological advances work hand in hand in overcoming challenges, reinventing, and managing to change the position that humanity once had before them.
10/27/2021

Why Consultants Need a Virtual Assistant

Bárbara Blanco

If you’re reading this, it’s because you’re trying to leverage, delegate, grow, or maximize your consulting business. The recurring concern in consulting firms is the increase in productivity, these companies are known for providing a specialized and independent advisory service to other companies in different industries to find solutions to one or more of their problems. Keeping up with the ever-increasing minimum wage can be difficult when also trying to keep up with clients’ increasing pricing demands. However, your business needs to continue growing and so does your human capital. So, what’s the solution? Virtual Assistants!
10/26/2021

The Secret to Being More Proactive at Work

Being a Virtual Assistant means having a lot of work, you may feel like you're not accomplishing much. Maybe you're productive and engaged or maybe you feel stuck cleaning up things that happened yesterday. It depends on whether you’re reactive or proactive. A reactive approach puts you in a situation where you respond quickly to situations rather than control them. On the other hand, being proactive helps you shape your future and experience less stress.
10/25/2021

Virtual Assistants for Marketing

Paty Vargas

Think about your favorite brand. What does it make you feel? Is it happiness? Comfort? Or perhaps, excitement? Whatever emotion it triggers probably has a positive response. That right there is the power of marketing. For many years, marketers have studied and made countless efforts to perfect brands, leave a positive impact on their clients, and most importantly, become their top of mind. But as simple as this may sound, it's no easy feat.
10/22/2021

Why is a Virtual Assistant Cost-Effective to Any Business?

Erika Pichardo-Ley

As we all know, cost-effectiveness can be used to benchmark results and compare alternative approaches. When you want to grow your business by building a new team or even growing your current team, cost is the first thing that comes to mind. Whether you’re a small business or a well-established company, these are legitimate concerns!
10/20/2021

Best Sites to Hire a VA

Raúl Pinto

Are you reaching a burnout point? Are you in need of a well-deserved vacation? Are you looking to grow, delegate and elevate your business, and cut your costs by up to 70%? If your answer is yes to one or more of these questions, stick around because it might be time for you to learn a little bit more about virtual assistants.
10/19/2021

Virtual Assistants for Law Firms

Oriana Escalante

Today, technologically advanced companies have no physical offices, but they work remotely and virtually. Because of this, it is very important to hire virtual assistants who can perform simple tasks that take up a lot of time to help increase efficiency.
10/15/2021

Working with a Virtual Assistant

Trying to conquer the business world alone is tough. We’ve all wished we had a clone to do the repetitive tasks while we work on other critical tasks. Well, there is a solution to this dilemma…you can hire a virtual assistant. A virtual assistant is a person who provides technical, administrative, or creative assistance to clients remotely.
10/13/2021

Modern Rules for Working with a Virtual Assistant

Virtual assistants are one of the few industries that have benefited from the pandemic. While restaurants, exercise studios, and even schools shuttered their doors, remote work grew by leaps and bounds and it's in almost every business structure. One poll found that 70% of virtual assistants reported increased inbound inquiries, and 45% increased their hourly workload in 2020. Labor statistics showed a 41% increase in the hiring of virtual assistants, and many agencies increased their staff to keep up with demand.
10/08/2021

Virtual Assistants for Real Estate

Daniela Suárez

We know how rewarding it is to be your own boss and to be a business owner. You probably already know the many challenges you can face as an entrepreneur: client’s demands increase, the market changes, there’s an increase of administrative work, no budget to hire local professionals…but you can’t stay stagnant. You need to change with the market. This is where virtual assistants come into play.
10/01/2021

Leveraging Growth in Your Professional Service Practice by Using Virtual Assistants

Adrian J. Romero

If you’re running any type of firm that offers professional services, like a CPA or a law firm, or even a marketing or web development agency, this article will help you stop chasing growth and turn the tables around! I’m not kidding. I’m about to share with you one of the secrets of how I managed to build one of the most successful and fastest-growing advisory firms in the last decade. Eventually, you’ll try to shift into creating some “predictive” growth, but for now, let's start with getting you on the right track.
09/22/2021

What Does a Company Expect From a Virtual Assistant?

Yahely Hernández

Is technology a future replacement for human talent? This is one question that we might have asked ourselves at some point while being overwhelmed by new technology developments. Nowadays, companies have discovered opportunities to boost their profit, and guess what? They continue to choose human talent as their key element.
09/13/2021

What is the Dynamic of a VA in LATAM?

Daniela Suárez

For the past couple of years, remote work has been on the rise for several reasons. One worldwide incident that accelerated the way of work was the pandemic.
09/08/2021

How to Achieve Mindfulness While Working From Home

Oriana Escalante

Today, it is very important that all employees of a company remain calm and focused in order to be efficient while working, be it remote or in person. To release stress and gain focus, meditation is a technique recommended for everyone whose goal is to achieve peace of mind or more specifically, mindfulness.
09/01/2021

Tips to Avoid Stress During Work From Home

At the beginning of the pandemic, many companies were forced to incorporate work from home (WFH) into their structure. Nowadays, to stay afloat in the current economy, remote working has become a practical solution to maintain the productivity of organizations.
08/20/2021

Cápita Works says hello to EO Nashville!

Paty Vargas

We're very proud and excited to announce that Cápita Works continues expanding its EO Footprint and has become a sponsor of the Entrepreneurs' Organization for the Nashville chapter!
08/03/2021

Cápita Works Expands Its EO Footprint by Becoming a Sponsor for EO Houston

Adrián J. Romero

Cápita Works continues to position itself as the most reputable virtual assistance company in Latin America and just became the proud sponsor of the Entrepreneurs´ Organization (EO) chapter in Houston. They are excited to start this new chapter, offering their service as a “connector” between business owners and virtual assistance (VA)
07/29/2021

Importance of Having a Marketing Virtual Assistant

More than ever, companies need that long lasting relation with their clients, they need to understand what their customers are looking for, and more importantly, where they are looking to hire. The key success factor to doing this is simple: a successful marketing strategy.
07/29/2021

Our Client Guarantee – The Cápita Works Advantage

Rubí González

We believe delegating is elevating, but what exactly does this mean?
07/09/2021

Looking to Hire a Virtual Assistant? Here's Why Direct Hiring Is a Bad Idea

Adrián J. Romero

With an exponential increase in remote work, cross-border employment is now much more common than it used to be - at least for SMEs who probably never wrapped their minds around the idea of hiring people outside of the United States to carry out daily tasks at their company. Now, with the current environment, it makes more sense to hire “anywhere” there’s good talent available at competitive prices.
04/14/2021

Cápita Works Just Became an Entrepreneurs’ Organization Los Angeles Sponsor

Martha Medina

Cápita Works, the most reputable virtual assistance company in LATAM, can't leave an empty spot in California as it just became an Entrepreneurs’ Organization Los Angeles Sponsor. After helping business owners in San Diego and Orange County increase efficiency with highly-qualified virtual assistance and save up to 75% in salaries, they strive to reach even more entrepreneurs who wish to delegate and elevate.
04/13/2021

Latin America: An Up-and-Coming Hub for Remote Developers

Martha Medina

As a business owner, it's relevant to have qualified and experienced developers who can build websites and cope with technical issues to help us stay on top of our game. However, finding people who are up-to-date and can keep up with our company’s needs can cause a major headache, and when we finally find them, their salary expectations may be out of our range. That is why more and more entrepreneurs have opted to hire remote employees.
04/12/2021

5 Reasons to Engage With a Headhunter to Cover That Leadership Position You’re Looking to Hire

Alejandra Serrano

Headhunting services offer companies the possibility of finding talent that is capable of developing functions, roles or activities, ranging from the most basic and operational profiles to the most specialized with a high level of experience.
03/25/2021

Work From Home: Freelancing vs. Virtual Assistance

Maria Fernanda Calatrava

In recent years, human resources practices and methodologies have been in a constant and rapid evolution, leaving aside the traditional ways of working to adopt more efficient modalities such as working from home.
03/25/2021

Best Recommendations to Manage a Virtual Assistant

Cynthia Escalante

If you're already immersed in the world of remote assistants or you're interested in knowing more about the subject before hiring a few, you're in the perfect place. Here are our top 10 recommendations to manage a virtual assistant and avoid failing in the process. When you do outsourcing and hire a VA, you're open to new possibilities, workwise, and making your pocket feel good too...however, there are some things you should always keep in mind…check them out!
03/25/2021

How to Increase Your Productivity as a Virtual Assistant

Carlos Cabrera

Being a virtual assistant can be really exhausting when you’re not used to discipline when working from home or when you haven't developed skills that allow you to achieve organizational goals, especially when they depend on self-control. But don't worry, we have some amazing tips for you that will definitely help you increase your productivity as a virtual assistant.
03/19/2021

How to Create an Impactful Resumé for a Virtual Assistant Job

Maria Fernanda Calatrava

A resumé is a fundamental tool to make yourself known. Whether you are looking for a virtual assistant job or not, this will allow you to keep an up-to-date record of who you are, what you do, and what your outstanding skills and accomplishments are. It’s essentially a presentation of you to the world. This is why you must make sure that your resumé is as memorable as possible. Remember, there is only one opportunity to make a good first impression.
03/11/2021

Top 10 Virtual Assistant Positions

Andrés Castillo

November 2019 was the beginning of a global pandemic that would drastically change everyone's lives. Businesses' work dynamics underwent a 180° change as employees exchanged their jobs in large buildings and offices for home offices that allowed them to continue performing their duties remotely.
03/11/2021

Top Tasks to Delegate to a Virtual Assistant

Catherine Mendez

Nowadays, virtual assistant services have grown exponentially, mostly due to the worldwide pandemic and the abrupt switch to working from home. Without a doubt, something that we learned from this is that thanks to advances in technology, a VA can work from anywhere in the world and there's an extensive list of tasks that they can develop to help you take some stuff off your plate. Companies specialized in remote assistance services, like Cápita Works, find the best VAs that can take on positions and various responsibilities related to industries such as real estate, management, marketing, IT and more.
03/08/2021

Understanding the Differences Between Outsourcing Practices

Oriana Escalante

When business owners wish to increase their staff, some may think that the best way is the traditional way, which is to hire in the country where the company’s based, however, it’s not as simple as it looks. In recent years, the U.S. has suffered a talent shortage and a constant increase of salaries, which has led several entrepreneurs to analyze and innovate human resources practices (especially recruitment options).
02/25/2021

Top 5 Skills of a Virtual Assistant

Merlyn Rodrigues

Have you ever wondered what the key is for work from home success? With the arrival of the pandemic in 2020, the organizational world, its processes, work dynamics and objectives have changed drastically. Remote work is here to stay so we have to adapt and find new ways to continue operations. In this process of change, many discovered the key to succeed as a virtual assistant, while others are still in a process of trial and error to achieve their professional goals. Wherever you are, in whatever stage, don't worry, in this article we’ll teach you 5 skills that all virtual assistants must have and some key tools to improve or develop those abilities, from the point of view of the lead recruiter at Cápita, the most important virtual assistant company in Latin America.
02/11/2021

Cápita, the Most Important Virtual Assistant Agency in Mexico, Keeps Expanding With Its Latest Sponsorship of Entrepreneurs’ Organization Seattle

Martha Medina

Cápita, the most reputable source for virtual assistants in LATAM, is taking over the West Coast with its recent sponsorship of Entrepreneurs’ Organization Seattle. This deal was sealed after numerous successful sponsorships in other chapters across California and hundreds of happy clients that integrated A-class virtual assistants to their teams.
02/05/2021

How To Successfully Prepare for Your Virtual Interview as a Remote Assistant

Elhy Pérez

You may (or may not) be asking yourself “What is a virtual interview?” In this “new normal,” everything has been changing and evolving and that includes not only how people are working but in the way interviews are being conducted. An online interview takes place remotely, mostly using a video conference type of format. With this in mind there are a few things that you need to look out for that you probably wouldn’t have considered while doing a face-to-face interview, doesn’t matter whether you’re interviewing for a real estate virtual assistant or an administrative remote assistant.
01/15/2021

Cápita, the Most Trusted Virtual Assistance Company in Mexico, Announces Sponsorship of 6º Networking

Martha Medina

Cápita, the most reputable virtual assistant company in Mexico, just became a 6º Networking Sponsor. With this collaboration, Cápita will continue its mission of helping entrepreneurs in the USA to delegate administrative work to top-notch virtual assistants from the most important talent hubs in LATAM.
12/28/2020

Why the Holiday Season Is the Best Time to Hire New Talent

Erika Pichardo-Ley

You’ve probably heard the rumor that the holiday season is only good for hiring seasonal employees. Well, it’s nothing more than that - a rumor - and quite frankly, a total myth. The holiday season can actually be the best time to hire new talent, especially if you’re considering outsourcing or staff augmentation. Below are just a few reasons why.
12/10/2020

Cápita, a Virtual Assistant Company, Is Now an Entrepreneur’s Organization Sponsor

Martha Medina

Tijuana-based company, Cápita, the most trusted Virtual Assistants company in Mexico, recently became an Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Sponsor. With this sponsorship, Cápita will be able to connect with entrepreneurs across the U.S. and help them grow their business by hiring highly qualified virtual assistants in Mexico and the rest of LATAM through their PEO service, in which the company acts as the Employer of Record.
12/05/2020

How a Company From Tijuana Is Empowering San Diego’s Entrepreneurs During the Pandemic

Adrián J. Romero

The current pandemic has upset the business environment from head to toe, almost irreversibly, modifying behavior and consumption patterns, which has generated fertile ground for certain industries and unimaginable challenges for others, since certainly no one wrote down "Pandemic” when analyzing their business’s risks.
12/01/2020

Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant You Might Be Overlooking

Erika Pichardo-Ley

Many businesses have turned to hiring virtual assistants in recent months due to the challenges that have arisen because of the pandemic and the economic situation, while others have used this model for years with great success. The truth is that no matter how much experience you have working with virtual assistants, there are some implicit benefits that you are probably not contemplating and that we want to share with you today.
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10/12/2021

New Month, New EO Chapter!

Paty Vargas

For some, growth amounts to the number of employees a company has, for others, it means market expansion, and for us, growth means expanding our network!
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06/22/2021

Cápita Works’ Virtual Assistants Strengthening U.S. Companies During the Pandemic

Adrián J. Romero

Pacific Processing (PacPro), a California company and regional leader in the implementation, management, and development of software for more than 1,000 ATMs, was affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic as the demand for cash withdrawals suffered a decrease, while the administrative work and maintenance of ATMs continued to increase.

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