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How to Jumpstart Your Career as a Virtual Assistant
May 3, 2019 - 12:01
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Changing careers from being a regular employee that holds a corporate job to become a home-based virtual assistant is considered a significant decision. For the past few years, more and more people have been considering applying for home-based jobs because of its long list of advantages. Learn more information and find out if this job is a perfect match for your skills and personality.

What is a virtual assistant?
A virtual assistant is a person that is in charge of handling an online business by completing daily tasks like processing customer orders, answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, organising staff meetings and even doing payroll. A virtual assistant is somewhat similar to a secretary or personal assistant; however, you do not see them working in a physical office.

Why do business owners decide to hire virtual assistants?
Most entrepreneurs especially those who own multiple e-commerce stores and websites need help in managing their daily business operations. Virtual assistants frequently remind owners of their regular schedule and ensure that all customer queries and complaints are resolved on time. Virtual assistants play a significant role in the growth of any online business.

Why should you consider being a virtual assistant?
If you are working in a regular office, it is normal for you to feel stressed and tired all of the time. Too much workload, working extended hours and getting stuck in traffic can quickly burn you out. Being a virtual assistant may give you the same amount of workload, but you can be more productive because you do not need to leave the comfort of your home. To get started all you need is to look for an affordable laptop that can help you do your tasks efficiently, a stable internet connection and a quiet workplace where you can focus for the entire shift. Take a look at remanufactured laptops for sale from famous brands like Lenovo, Dell and HP. You do not need to worry about their performance, as they have gone through a stringent process resulting in them being in as-good-as-new condition.

How much does a virtual assistant earn per month?
Your earnings can vary depending on your skill set and how much your employer can afford to pay. Most virtual assistants are paid on a per hour basis, and a lot of these remote workers are satisfied with what they are receiving. It would be best if you negotiate your rates and always ask for a contract before you start working with any employer.

What are the disadvantages of working from home?
Being a virtual assistant can be a lucrative career choice; however, it can get boring especially if the tasks are repetitive and if you lack interaction with other people. In some cases, if you are helping manage a small business, it may take years before you get promoted to supervisory or managerial level. You also get stuck working on a fixed schedule which can be very challenging if you have other things in mind. If you are seeking the thrill of a fast-paced working environment, then this is not the right type of job for you.
Being a virtual assistant is a good career choice if you want to spend more time with your family at home. You can accomplish many tasks by making sure that you manage your time wisely.

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