A lot of people are shifting their focus to a different role. College graduates and even professionals have started to lean on a work-from-home job. People are now beginning to notice the world of virtual assistance. Even before the global pandemic, this is an industry that people have come to know.
As most individuals would now prefer to stay home for safety reasons and companies closing, the unemployment rate has increased dominantly.
So what is a virtual assistant anyway? How can one work as an assistant in The Philippines even when he/she doesn’t have the experience required? We’ll be discussing those below.
There are different types of Virtual Assistants. You will need a different skill set for each. Here are some of the examples of a VA. :
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You get to improve your verbal communication skills by practicing having conversations in English, binge-watching on American Series/International Shows, reading English books, and listening to podcasts and audiobooks.
We’re living in a modern world. We have Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube, and Twitter, where we get to share our thoughts, achievements, and milestones. We also used these platforms to promote our products and services online. Conversations happen here too. So learn to navigate and maximize them and use them to your advantage.
These are also the tools and software that virtual assistants commonly use: G-Suite is where you can edit documents, sheets, slides online. You can also save your files there and share them with others. There’s also Canva, Pixlr, Adobe Photoshop, PowToon these applications are used to edit photos and videos.
In the Philippines alone, we do several virtual assistant services. Usually, our clients are in The U.S. and Canada. The VA Hub Inc. is one of the largest virtual assistant companies in the Philippines who already provided jobs to many Filipinos. We offer free virtual assistant training to aspiring VAs who don’t have the experience to gain the skills they need to perform the job. All you need to do is to pass our recruitment process.
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The VA Hub Inc. is one of the best places to start your work from home journey. They aim to produce the best virtual assistants in the Country and obtain clients from top companies in the U.S. When you’ve successfully finished your training and got hired, you are sure to get a decent pay monthly. They have evaluators and mentors on-board, so enhancing your current skill-set and obtaining new skills is one thing you can expect from them. Not just that, they also offer benefits and perks that you’ll surely enjoy. Here’s what you can earn when you get hired:
(Note: Terms and conditions apply.)
While it is great to apply to as many companies as possible, you still have to decide where you wish to be acquainted. Find out about the company’s culture, values, and goals. Patiently wait for your interview and job offer. Always do your research and be punctual on your interview invites. During training, be disciplined and persistent. It’s not a comfortable journey to become a virtual assistant without experience, but it’s possible.
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Contributor: Ma. Nerissa Barlis