Top Tips For Working From Home

Coronavirus has taken the world’s stage this year, dominating headlines. Unfortunately, the way the virus is heading will mean that many people will be faced with the reality of working from home for a period of time. Though some will find this transition an easy one, some will inevitably struggle. Here at Virtalent, we are … Read more

Our New Digital Home: The Virtalent Website Redesign

Woohoo! We’ve relaunched our website, taking it from clunky to really rather funky. What do you think of the Virtalent website redesign? As Marketing Director at Virtalent and therefore responsible for managing the rebuild, I wanted to take the time to mark the occasion. Almost a year has passed in-between making the decision to rebuild … Read more

Under the Spotlight: Conscious Homes

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Edson Santos speaks to Virtalent about his property and lettings business, Conscious Homes. Hi, please introduce yourself and your business. I am Edson Santos, Director of Conscious Homes, a property development and lettings company. … Read more

Under the Spotlight: Natalie-Rose Joseph

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month we thought we’d shine the spotlight on one of our Virtual Assistants, Natalie-Rose Joseph. Hello. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. My name is Natalie-Rose. I am mum to two handsome little … Read more

Simplify Your Social Media

Social media. Love it or hate it, it’s an important part of the marketing strategy for most businesses. Today, the world has over 3 billion internet users and a staggering 2 billion of them have active social media accounts. So you can’t really afford to ignore it. But with so many different social media sites … Read more

Under the Spotlight: Don’t Cry Wolf

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month John Brown speaks to Virtalent about his branding and communications agency, Don’t Cry Wolf. Hi John, can you please introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about your business? I’m John, founder of … Read more

Sleep And How It Affects Your Work

Our modern, busy lifestyles mean that these days most of us don’t get enough sleep. And whilst we may think we have bigger things to concern ourselves with than being ‘a bit tired’, there is an increasing body of evidence to suggest that actually, we really should start worrying about it. Sleep deprivation can have … Read more

6 Apps To Organise Your Time (And Get More productive)

As a business owner, it must be difficult to keep on top of everything that needs to be done. You have work tasks, domestic duties and social events. All of which impacts on your overall productivity. What I need is an extra 6 hours in the day. Alas, this may be a little too ambitious. … Read more

How to Get A Virtual Assistant That Works For You

The sales are coming in, your work is mounting but you are struggling to find the time to fit it all in. What do you do next? Hire some help of course. When your time is being squeezed you need to generate some more hours by passing off those tasks that are not income generating. … Read more

Midlands VA of the Year 2017 Award For Virtalent

Thursday 21st September was an exciting day for the Virtalent team. Virtalent had been nominated for a VA of the Year award 2017 for the Midlands region. Co-Founder, Ellie Bekalo, attended the awards which featured as part of  Business Growth show at Edgbaston Stadium. Aside from the awards ceremony, it was a great opportunity to … Read more