What is a virtual assistantAccording to Wikipedia, a virtual assistant(typically abbreviated to VA, also calleda virtual o...
Do you have whatit takes to be a                     To become a virtualVA?                   assistant, there are two    ...
Setting up yourhome office• Computer / Laptop• Headset• Speakers/Microphone• Writing materials(notebooks, post-its, pens)•...
Setting up your                        ONLINE TOOLShome office• Email Account• Instant Messaging• Invoicing & PaymentTools
10 Characteristics of an Effective    Pimp Your                          Resume     Resume                         1. Shor...
Writing your cover letter      10 Tips in writing an effective the cover letter1.  Make sure you have the right subject.2....
Sample Cover Letter
What response did it get?
Why a Blog is Important  for a VAFilipino VirtualAssistant Blogs• The Virtual Assistant• Valerie Deveza• Virtual Assistant...
FindingEmployers orClients    Important Links• Monster List ofFreelance Job Sites• Virtual Staff FinderCareers
Get Jobs Delivered to your Inbox
If you want to be hired as a virtual      First             assistant, make sure to :impressions last:                    ...
Your contract under scrutiny.    Before you sign your independent contractor agreement    or employment contract, make sur...
10 Best Practices of a Successful                   Virtual Assistant1. Be early, be on time.          6. Learn to say “NO...
Take Your VA Practice to Another Level                                    Virtual CEOVirtual Assistant
Virtual Assistant 101
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Virtual Assistant 101

  1. 1. What is a virtual assistantAccording to Wikipedia, a virtual assistant(typically abbreviated to VA, also calleda virtual office assistant) is an entrepreneurwho provides professionaladministrative, technical, or creative (social)assistance to clients from a home office.
  2. 2. Do you have whatit takes to be a To become a virtualVA? assistant, there are two ESSENTIAL qualities that you must possess: 1. Internet surfing skills 2. Strong desire to change your life for the better
  3. 3. Setting up yourhome office• Computer / Laptop• Headset• Speakers/Microphone• Writing materials(notebooks, post-its, pens)• Fast and reliable InternetconnectionOptional• Web camera• Foot pedal• Accessories HARDWARE
  4. 4. Setting up your ONLINE TOOLShome office• Email Account• Instant Messaging• Invoicing & PaymentTools
  5. 5. 10 Characteristics of an Effective Pimp Your Resume Resume 1. ShortTreat your resume as aliving, breathing 2. Easy to readdocument… always 3. Updatedchanging. 4. Verifiable 5. Devoid of personal informationJonha Revesencio 6. Free ofTristan Kahlil grammatical, punctuation andNica Mandigma spelling errorsValerie Deveza 7. Free of salary expectationsMary Ann Deblois 8. Populated with action wordsResume Templates 9. Visible contact information 10. Relevant
  6. 6. Writing your cover letter 10 Tips in writing an effective the cover letter1. Make sure you have the right subject.2. Address the recipient by name if possible.3. Use bullet points to emphasize important points.4. Don’t forget to attach you resume.5. Include all contact options.6. Don’t use generic cover letters.7. Proofread your cover letter before hitting the send button.8. Don’t use fancy colors and fonts.9. Avoid using negative words.10. Ask questions.
  7. 7. Sample Cover Letter
  8. 8. What response did it get?
  9. 9. Why a Blog is Important for a VAFilipino VirtualAssistant Blogs• The Virtual Assistant• Valerie Deveza• Virtual AssistantPhilippines
  10. 10. FindingEmployers orClients Important Links• Monster List ofFreelance Job Sites• Virtual Staff FinderCareers
  11. 11. Get Jobs Delivered to your Inbox
  12. 12. If you want to be hired as a virtual First assistant, make sure to :impressions last: • Do your research about the clientHow to ace your /employer. interview. • Make sure there’s nothing to distract you during the interview. • Test your hardware and Internet connection before the interview. • Be on time. • Be generous with your answers but remain on point. • Ask questions. • Follow-up after the interview.
  13. 13. Your contract under scrutiny. Before you sign your independent contractor agreement or employment contract, make sure you understand the following:• Compensation• Employee benefits, if any.• Duration of the contract• Non-compete clause• Confidentiality clause.
  14. 14. 10 Best Practices of a Successful Virtual Assistant1. Be early, be on time. 6. Learn to say “NO”.2. Know thy client and 7. Manage your time wisely his/her industry. 8. Maintain regular3. Undervalue but over communications…. at all deliver. costs.4. Practice accountability at 9. Make yourself all times. indispensable.5. Learn to take criticisms. 10. Upgrade, upgrade, upgrad e. KNOW – LIKE – TRUST
  15. 15. Take Your VA Practice to Another Level Virtual CEOVirtual Assistant

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