If you are looking to hire a Virtual Assistant online you should look into a few different resources before settling on a candidate for the job. With the levels of education varying greatly in the virtual assistant industry, it is your job to weed out poor prospects and find the best VA that fits your business needs. Make sure to read reviews and provide your own as you enter the virtual assistant world and become a positive employer in this industry. What is your favorite service currently to find and hire VA’s?
Working hard and receiving praise for it is one of the best compliments you can get. Everyone likes to hear when they’ve done a good job and the fact is, it doesn’t happen often enough. What actions do you take to showcase your skills as a virtual assistant?
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?