What It Means to be a Virtual Assistant
What it means to be a Virtual Assistant
In 2015 we hope to exceed the number of clients that we serve as well as extend our services for additional hours. Many work as Virtual Assistants seasonally, when they are between jobs or use it as secondary income to resolve a hardship or a perhaps a vacation. Some choose to work as Virtual Assistants and make a career of it, seeing the possibilities and future of a virtual and remote workplace.
We have also found that being a Virtual Assistant or working remotely isnt for everyone. Many of us are used to the surroundings of the office, the drive to work and the structure which is naturally created, so some find it hard to work from home with the availability of new distractions lurking everywhere.
What does it mean to be a Virtual Assistant with Silicon Staffing?
It means that you stood out of the crowd, showed us dedication, patience, professionalism, and were able to take direction, complete tasks, training and a testing period. You are part of the top 1% percentile of all job applicants.
How to beat the 5 killers of virtual working
In a previous post I asked the question: does working from home work? The answer from a Chinese company was a resounding yes. Home workers were 13% more productive, happier in their jobs and less likely to leave than their office-bound peers.
Virtual working saves money, is better for the environment and gives staff the flexibility they crave, so it’s no wonder that more and more organizations are encouraging it.
5 Advantages & disadvantages of becoming a virtual administrative assistant
Whether you are shown the door or you remain, layoffs are miserable. After experiencing my third round of layoffs, I decided I would stop looking for the perfect job and would create the perfect job by starting my virtual administrative assistant service.