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How to Build the Most Loyal VA in the World

by Jocelyn Fernandez in Admin Support, Tips

How to create an amazing relationship with a Virtual Assistant from the Philippines?

From my perspective, the way to do this is way different from Western societies. It is not about money or gifts but it’s how you connect with them like a part of your family.

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Virtual Assistant Bootcamp 2014

by Jocelyn Fernandez in Training and Seminar

“What you don’t see you don’t mind.” a short phrase from Ms. Regina Evangelista, our speaker for the “Virtual Assistant Boot Camp 2014”  last May 24, 2014, at Lispher Inn.   I have met people with different perspectives in life, people with different experiences, people with inspiring life ideas but with the same goal — work less but earn more.

What is a Virtual Assistant? Being an independent contractor means taking care of everything. Clients, bills, and other obligations — everything is in your hands.

First, let’s start with the advantages of being a Virtual Assistant.

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Benefits of being an Exclusive MoVA member

by Jocelyn Fernandez in Benefits, Human Resource

My Own VA is a business process outsourcing services company that provides administrative and clerical services for clients all over the world. My Own VA helps professionals in the fields of administrative assistance, graphic design, accounting, web development, and social media with experience in data entry, transcription, online research, lead generation, etc.

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GBGDavao Conference

by Jocelyn Fernandez in Admin Support, Training and Seminar

I attended GDays Davao (Google Business Group – Davao Conference) last May. A representative from Google, Ms. Lindsay Taub, attended the event and she oversees the Google initiative for Women in Business. The event was a double launch of Google supported initiatives in Davao City specifically the Google Business Group (GBG) Davao and the Google Women in Business for Davao. A third group was also introduced and they are the Google group for programmers/coders in Davao.

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Industry Knowledge Preparations

by Jocelyn Fernandez in Admin Support, Human Resource, News

 

The advantages of having a Virtual Assistant for Industry Knowledge Preparations

It is understandable that people who own a business would be extremely busy with what they do. Meetings, appointments, deals, managing their teams, and many other tasks make businesspeople busy on a daily basis. With the limited time that they have, it is not surprising that they can’t even keep up with the latest happenings in the business industry.

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Tips for Submitting your Resume

by Jocelyn Fernandez in Admin Support, Tips, Tips & Tricks

We go through hundreds of resumes every week. You would be surprised at some of the things people include in their resume (or some of the important things they leave out!).

To make sure you stand out from the crowd we have put together some tips on what to include with your application to improve your chances of getting noticed.

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What is a Virtual Assistant?

by Jocelyn Fernandez in About Us, Admin Support, Tips

virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant) is generally self-employed and provides professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients remotely from a home office. Because virtual assistants are independent contractors rather than employees, clients are not responsible for any employee-related taxes, insurance, or benefits, except in the context that those indirect expenses are included in the VA’s fees. Clients also avoid the logistical problem of providing extra office space, equipment, or supplies. Clients pay for 100% productive work and can work with Virtual Assistants, individually, or in multi-VA firms to meet their exact needs. Virtual Assistants usually work for other small businesses. but can also support busy executives. It is estimated that there are as few as 5,000-10,000 or as many as 25,000 virtual assistants worldwide. The profession is growing in centralized economies with “fly-in, fly-out” staffing practices.

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