Advanced communication technology, time zone differences don’t matter
How do you work remotely with
your Virtual Employee in India?
Smooth two-way communication can be said to be the lifeline of any successful remote working arrangement where physical interaction is not possible.
Thanks to VirtualEmployee.com’s superior communication technology, working remotely is no longer an impossible challenge even though the client and their remote employee may well have half the globe separating them.
Clients can closely collaborate with and train their Virtual Employees
A Virtual Employee works exactly like a locally hired employee in almost every other respect except one – instead of being in the next room or down the corridor, they are based in a different continent and in a different time zone. But, VirtualEmployee.com’s superior technology ensures that such obstacles never interfere while closely collaborating with the remote employee.
Clients may utilizing the following facilities provided by VirtualEmployee.com:
- Phone with the local number of your country
- Collaboration software
- Skype (chat and webcam)
- Video conferencing
- Instant messengers
- Remote PC software
Time zone differences don’t
matter with a VE
VirtualEmployee.com’s office is open 24 hours a day, with the IT and support desks available at hand round the clock for a client. So, a VE can work the same office hours as their client, irrespective of whether the latter is based in the US, UK or Australia, or for that matter, just about anywhere in the world. There is no loss of time and work-related clarifications/ doubts/ queries are almost instantly resolved.
Psychological impact of working from a controlled office makes the Virtual Employee a very valuable human resource
Obviously, working from a supervised office create their own psychological impact on an individual.
- Working from a professionally administered office always has a positive effect on results, conduct and motivation levels.
- A virtual employee does not work in a vacuum and is not at the mercy of unpredictable technological breakdowns.
- VirtualEmployee.com’s HR executives are always present to physically supervise and monitor the client’s remote employee and take care of any non-work related issues that may crop up.
- Plus, the vigilant and skilled IT support staff ensures that technical glitches are attended to immediately so that the work flow does not get affected.
VirtualEmployee.com’s flexible approach
VirtualEmployee.com offers a very flexible approach to its business partners regarding the way they wish to communicate with their virtual employee here in India (in terms of method and frequency). A client can interact and collaborate with their virtual employee as many times a day as they wish.
Frequently Asked Questions
WORKING WITH THE VIRTUAL EMPLOYEE
You may have a 4-hour FREE trial with an in-house employee. However, should you wish a longer trial period that exceeds 4 hours, then that trial period will be a paid one.
VirtualEmployee.com does not monitor your employee’s work output.We only monitor your employee’s attendance, ensure they are present at their work station, are working professionally whilst at work, working in accordance with any of your instructions and have everything they need to work efficiently. We do not, however, monitor their daily work output and progress. The employee’s work is monitored and supervised by you, the client.
It is as if you are working with a locally hired employee and are managing your day to day work with them. Just as your HR, Admin, Accounts and IT support departments take care of all non-work related issues, we at VE operate on the same principle here. In this case, our HR, Admin, Accounts and IT departments take care of your virtual employee’s day-to-day non-work related issues.
However, if you have hired a Team model, then the other members of the team carry on with the work of the employee who is on leave.
We have advanced communication technology in place – video conference, Skype webcam, telephone, PC sharing, Gotomeeting.com etc – and you can make use of that to impart training to your employee.
Yes, at any time. You don’t have to take prior permission. Just inform our HR Managers about your visiting schedule and we will be happy to have you. Our office is an extension of your own local unit and so you are free to visit your employee whenever you want. We are less than an hour’s drive from New Delhi International airport.
Yes, it is possible. We offer two models. The Dedicated Employee model where you work with just one remote employee and the Team Model where you can enjoy a mix of skills. In other words, you get to work with more than one professional within those stipulated 8 work hours.
Your employee (or team) is always under the supervision of our HR staff. We have in place the latest attendance software for tracking employee attendance (both Biometric as well as Access card) and their activities while they are working their shift hours. We have installed over 32 CCTV cameras in our offices and our IT department maintains a 24×7 surveillance over all office-generated web traffic. If you so wish, certain software can also be installed on the employee’s laptop to track employee activity while they are at their workstations.
Sure, we can provide you the sample work of the candidates selected by you.
Your virtual employee can work: a) your shift hours, b) overlapping shift hours, c) Indian shift hours. It all depends on what suits you best.
During your employee’s shift hours you can contact them any time via Skype and have video/audio calls. You can take hourly/daily updates from them just as you would do with a locally hired employee. In addition, you would be the best judge of the output that needs to be given in an 8-hour shift.