Meet the VA: Claire Baird

Here at Get Ahead VA our people are everything. Our ever growing team has a wide range of highly skilled professionals with different backgrounds, expertise and even different personalities to ensure that we can find exactly the right VA to match our customers’ requirements.

Here’s 60 seconds with our VA Claire Baird

Name: Claire Baird

Area of expertise:  PA, Administration and Process Improvement

When & why did you join Get Ahead VA: 

I joined Get Ahead VA in May 2021, after spending 2020 working for a company in response to the Covid Pandemic. In this time, I worked with a multitude of people, helping streamline processes and systems and realising I just simply didn’t want to be ‘just mum’ anymore. I missed my work, and missed what I am good at. 

What did you do before you joined Get Ahead VA: 

Before Get Ahead, and pre-children, I worked as Project Analyst to a Project Manager, in a worldwide known company. Prior to this, I was Client Services Manager in a medium-sized UK-based company, working in a business-to-business environment with companies such as Royal Caribbean, and Thomas Cook, as well as smaller, luxury companies. Here, internally, I found my love of process improvement and streamlining to ‘get the job done’ quickly and efficiently.

Since children, I have worked in our family business, making sure everything gets done.

Career highlight to date:

Building a department, and driving processes into place in a company leading to increased revenue.

Plans for the future: 

I want to increase my reputation for delivering quality with a smile 🙂

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