As a budding virtual assistant, you have a desire to reach out to potential clients in order to grow your business and reach your financial goals; but if you are like most VAs, you are having a hard time developing your virtual assistant portfolio. If you are new on the scene, you may not have enough content to fill a portfolio to make it worth prospects’ while. Even if you have some experience, you may feel trepidatious about putting your work out there, since some or all of it may be confidential. There may not have been a formal agreement of confidentiality, but you don’t want to create a portfolio filled with your clients’ paid projects without asking them. If you are facing these or other obstacles when developing your VA portfolio, check out our blog for a few tips to make those obstacles a thing of the past.
Applying for and actually getting a job as a virtual assistant really comes down to how you sell yourself. You don’t need a ton of experience or a high tech office, as long as you have a strong drive. Just make sure to highlight your skills and that you have the ones needed for the jobs you are applying for. Once you prove you can work independently you can build a strong online virtual assistant work portfolio. By including great feedback, you can use this online business portfolio when ever you feel necessary, to take on more work.
Becoming a virtual assistant is quite an easy task with the technology we have today. It is also quite easy to run a whole office virtually due to the same technology. The trick to being successful in this line of work is learning how to quickly find, apply for an actually land virtual assistant jobs. What other avenues do you know of that are pretty solid for finding virtual assistant work?
Did you achieve all the goals you set into place for the year? The reason it is so important to reflect is so you can learn from any mistakes and apply new goals and plans to ensure a more successful New Year. So if you have been thinking about jumping into the virtual realm to replace your existing income or to create one online, you seriously need to buckle down and do some research. Luckily with all of the resources on this site we make it pretty easy for you to get started! Do you have any advice from your own virtual experiences to share with our readers that are seriously considering making this change?
If you have any virtual assistant hiring experience our readers want to hear from you. What is the most important tip you can give to someone looking to hire a virtual assistant to keep them from having to deal with an uncontrollable situation in the future?