This list comparison only shows the broad spectrum of the two. Having been in the office environment, I can tell from observation some employees are only there for the paycheck....period.
For all the long hours and time you might have spent away from your family in starting and maintaining your business, I am sure you want to have a person there for you when needed. When taking on clients I am become part of their team as we both need to succeed in this business venture. I take much pride in my work and at the end of the day my work speaks for my brand and says everything.
Every business owner deserves a virtual assistant that is going to get the task done, plus provide a lasting business relationship.