Why Systematic Documentation Is Important For Your Business

Systematic Documentation

Documentation – sounds boring, doesn’t it? As monotonous as it can be, documentation is very necessary for any business to function well. You will need to document schedules, employee information, client information, legal information, accounts, etc. And, keep this information secure. Here are some ways to improve documentation in your business. 1. Systematic Electronic Filling […]

Continual Improvement Is Necessary For Your Business

continuous improvement

Nothing in the world is perfect. It’s not meant to be, because, with mistakes also come lessons. The same holds true for your business. Here are some things that you can do to improve the quality of your business. 1. Create A Quality Improvement Strategy The first thing you require is a quality monitoring process. Examples […]

5 things that Businesses Overlook in a Management System

Good Business Supply And Support Management

Supply and support are often trivialized when employers become busy in daily operations. However, having a management system for the same is important. It can also help you to get accreditation and, ultimately win more clients. Here are some things A Good Business Supply And Support Management System Can Do For You 1. Selecting The […]

What Are The Relevant Ethical Requirements Of Your Business?

Relevant Ethical Requirements

Business is all about work ethic. Work ethic involves being honest, adhering to laws, conflict management, being fair, confidentiality, professional behavior, etc. 1. The Importance Of Professional Competence Intelligence doesn’t determine success, your work ethic does. For example, if you do not set a regular schedule and work accordingly, you will end up working too […]

How Improving Management Will Help Get Your Business Accredited

Improving Management

Improving Management Practices Accreditation of your business has many benefits, including, confirming your customers’ faith in your business ability and stability.  Accreditation is done by organizations that issue frameworks of the highest quality of practices. Such organizations are recognized and promoted by government and within an industry. One part of the process to become accredited, is […]

Holiday proof your Virtual business

holiday proof

Flying in the face of the popular myth that virtual assistants are an expensive luxury that only big businesses can afford, a large number of small companies are reaping the benefits of hiring virtual assistants as a smart online solution. Hiring a virtual assistant not only saves them the overhead cost, it also saves the […]

Latest trends in technology for remote workers

Latest Trends in Technology for Remote Workers

Virtual professionals and assistants are changing the landscape of traditional office work management. Working from home or as a freelancer is a trend which is experiencing phenomenal growth. It’s convenient for both the employers and the professionals. Here are some of the latest technology tools which are increasing performance, efficiency and productivity of the virtual […]

Speech for AAVIP to the Brisbane City Council August 2017

Speech for AAVIP to the Brisbane City Council 28th August 2017

[Audio recording below] Good afternoon Madam Chairman, Lord Mayor and Councillors. My name is Liz Parker. I’m own and operate 121 Temps, however today and I am here on behalf of Australian Association of Virtual Industry Professionals which is the first not for profit association for Virtual Assistants in Australia. Thank you for inviting me […]

Why Quality in Business will Never be Out of Style

Why Quality in Business will Never be Out of Style

There’s generally two reasons people start a business… To provide services To make a living. But if you start a business with the sole purpose of making money, you won’t be in business for long. Of course, it’s important to be remunerated for services provided, but by providing a quality service and adding value to […]

The Art of saying NO!

The Art Of Saying NO

​The Art of saying NO!The challenge that most service based, home based, business owners have is saying NO! Being in a service based business means catering to the needs and requests of others and this will mean that you are often asked to do tasks outside of what is in your ‘product offering’.Lots of times […]

Privacy Awareness Week 2016

privacy awareness week

It is in the best interest of every business to have a Privacy Policy for their Unique Business written around the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) which are part of the Australian Privacy Act 2008. Please visit this link to start to familiarise your selves with the CORRECT Privacy procedures. When a business collects any personal information from their clients for example; Newsletter Subscription, requiring the […]

Why an Association for Virtual Assistants and Virtual Businesses?

Why an Association?

The Virtual Industry in Australia is an industry that is relatively new.  It is vibrant, unique and gathering momentum with each passing day.  Each of us have skill sets that are unique and important in the services we deliver to the ever changing Australian business landscape.  Our ability to provide our clients with a professional […]