Staff Virtual places Virtual Assistants and other virtual or remote professional employees within companies. A Virtual Assistant (typically abbreviated VA) is a professional who provides administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients remotely. Virtual Assistants and virtual employees often result in increases in efficiency, flexibility, and profitability. Virtual employees are often 3-5 less expensive than traditional "in-house" employees, lowering payroll, training, and HR expenses. Staff Virtual also offers customized solutions that are industry specific, and cross-industry solutions that can work across almost any industry. Staff Virtual is owned by Virtoren, Inc., a Delaware knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) company. The Virtoren family of brands includes Staff Virtual, Independent Discovery, and Indie Advance. Virtoren's diversified solutions improve the way companies do business, adapt to change, and become more efficient, flexible and profitable.