People of 20four7VA: Ryan
Welcome to the People of 20four7VA series! Every month, we chat with a member of the team and find out what they do at 20four7VA, what keeps them here, and how they make remote work work.
This month, we’re delighted to introduce Ryan, one of the seasoned Social Media Specialists on our Digital Marketing team. Ryan, who has been with 20four7VA for more than six years, has one of the most exciting roles in the company. Through our various social media platforms, Ryan gets to interact with people from across the globe and from all walks of life throughout his workday.
Ryan is an avid toy collector and a dedicated furparent to three dogs, two cats, two hamsters, and a fish. When he’s not working, you’ll find him spending time with his family, watching YouTube videos, and playing PC games. Let’s dive deeper into Ryan’s story and learn more about his insights and experiences!
What do you do at 20four7VA?
I’m responsible for managing 20four7VA’s social media accounts and publishing content on our VA-facing platforms. I ensure that our online following knows about 20four7VA’s current events, job openings, and exclusive offers. I started as a content writer and then eventually moved into social media management.
What made you decide to work with 20four7VA?
I wanted more control of my time and I wanted to enjoy the convenience of working from home.
What do you enjoy most about working with 20four7VA?
The thing that I enjoy the most about working with 20four7VA is the flexibility. Working here allows me to spend more time with my family. It also allows me to engage in activities and hobbies that help make work and life less stressful.
What are your top 3 tips for successful outsourcing/remote staffing?
- Know your organization’s needs so that you can hire the right people.
- Always try to hire somebody more knowledgeable or experienced than you.
- Hire only from legitimate sources of remote staff, like 20four7VA!
What are your top 3 remote work tips?
- Be resourceful.
- Always be open to learning something new. Continuously improve your knowledge and skills.
- Be honest.
What’s the best advice you’d give to someone just starting at 20four7VA?
I would tell them to enjoy the learning process and the overall experience. It’s rare to find a stable organization that offers a work-from-home setup like 20four7VA.
What’s a motto/philosophy you live by?
Be grateful. Always have a positive outlook on life.
Thanks for chatting with us, Ryan! 😊