When to Hire an Admin Assistant

Ed Mendlowitz CPA The Practice Doctor Q and ADo the math. Hire the best.

By Ed Mendlowitz
The CPA Trendlines Practice Doctor

QUESTION: I seem to be wasting a lot of time and can’t put my finger on it. I go home at night feeling I am more behind than when I started that morning and my chargeable time is dropping. What suggestions can you make?

ANSWER: Many professionals, not just CPAs are spending more and more time on non-business purpose activities. I don’t want to say nonessential because booking a flight or setting up a client meeting is essential, just that it is not what you are being paid for – it is not your business purpose. This person I spoke to, and many others in similar circumstances, need administrative assistance.

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