Every Virtual Assistant had Experienced this…
It really doesn’t matter if you are a rookie virtual assistant or a customer service pro. Everyone has experienced those difficult clients that make any project a living hell.
The first step is to identify which type of client you have. All clients are not the made the same. They come in all different sizes, attitudes and demands. Some demands are realistic and others will have you pulling your hair out. But there is hope. Here are some profiles of those clients and how to spot them.Read more
Virtual Assistants or VAs manage both online and offline works which are now in huge demand from entrepreneurs and businesses. A VA can assist a business owner “virtually” or online. They find this line of work challenging and fulfilling because, every day, there is another task to be assigned and no two days are the same.Read more
Imagine this, waking up at 5 AM for a work at 7 AM but you have to consider showering, dressing up, making breakfast for your family, make sure your kids are ready to go to school and your husband is prepped for work, then you have to consider the traffic in the metro and a quick order of a venti-sized cafe latte for an instant pick-me-up then work 8 hours for the rest day and go home and take care of your family again but you are exhausted already and all you want to do is crash onto your bed but then the reality sinks in that this is your routine, 5 days a week for a month–always working, you have no rest and you feel the overwhelming burnout.Read more
So you are a company executive managing your company mostly alone or with a co-founder. You start off being able to do your tasks well, calling clients, taking care of customer service and keeping track of bookkeeping by doing just fine. Somehow, along with the way, you find yourself stressed by all the work and find yourself missing out some tasks that were supposed to be done yesterday but you could not do because you were busy for having your hands full.Read more
So how do you know which VA to hire? All virtual assistants provide technical and administrative support to big and small business owners from a remote location. Some provide this support from a home office and some are part of a team working for a VA company. Which should you hire?Read more
I’m often asked to proofread a document only to find after wading through a mishmash of muddled text, that the document clearly needs a major rewrite. At other times, I’m asked to edit a document when it’s clear that only minor grammatical errors need correcting. Proofread or edit – which is called for?Read more