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Want to get more done at your organization? Consider combining the efforts of virtual assistants with the time tracking capabilities of TSheets!


How to Track and Manage Virtual Assistants With TSheets

Virtual assistants free up your time so that you can focus on growing and managing your business. They also take care of projects typically handled by the various departments in a traditional office. Whether you need help with bookkeeping, social media management, or administrative work, a virtual assistant can save the day!

One unique feature of virtual assistants is where they work—from anywhere that isn’t your physical location.

Since they don’t work on-site, you need a way to track their performance. Have you considered using TSheets? In this post, we’ll show you how to use time tracking software to keep up with the work your virtual assistant does for you.

Benefits of Time Tracking Software

At the most basic level, tracking a virtual assistant’s hours ensures they get paid at the end of their payment cycle. If you use a manual system, you may run into potential problems such as:

  • Team members forget to log their hours.
  • Manual timesheets can promote excessive overtime and time theft.

You’ve likely reminded members of your team to remember to log their hours. It can seem like you’re herding cats.

Beyond knowing how many hours your virtual assistant works, time tracking offers multiple benefits, including:

Using a time tracking app is an excellent solution for virtual assistants in any industry.

How to Track Time in TSheets

Whether you work with one virtual assistant or utilize an entire crew of remote workers, a mobile app can make your life easier. Using the TSheets app allows you to eliminate the need for your assistant to attach their timesheet and submit via email or fax.

Instead, your team members will clock and submit their time on the app. Using the app, you quickly approve their time, ensuring they receive their pay on time.

Tracking Your Virtual Assistants in Real-Time

TSheets include a way for you to keep up with your team of virtual assistants as they work. Real-time monitoring helps keep people honest and enables you to detect when your team needs time management help.

Called Who’s Working, this vital app feature helps you see your entire team, no matter where they are, enabling you to determine where people are throughout the day. GPS data monitors the location of your staff. When the team knows you can locate them wherever they are, it adds another level of accountability.

Choosing TSheets for Business

The beauty of choosing TSheets to track the time your virtual assistants spending working on your projects is that you can use one or all of the features offered by the app. Currently, you can also choose from one of two TSheet plans—Elite or Premium.

If you’re looking for a time and project management tool that’s intuitive to use for everyone on your team, TSheets may just be the solutions you’ve been looking for—consider a trial to help you decide.

Looking for a Virtual Professional?

Now that you’ve found a complete-time tracking system, it’s time to find your next virtual professional. We’ve been matching small businesses with virtual assistants and other professionals since 2008.

If you’re looking for a new virtual assistant or you need another type of virtual team member, contact us. We’re here to help you choose the best fit for your virtual position.