Since launching Virtual Valley, we have received endless questions about virtual assistants from the Philippines ranging from how to hire, train, manage (and even fire) them.
Therefore, we decided to build the definitive guide to virtual assistants from the Philippines that collates ALL of the best information concerning this topic from the best blogs and websites around the internet.
To bring clarity, we have broken down this subject into the following topics:
Table Of Contents
- 1 Chapter 1: What’s The Point?
- 2 Chapter 2: How To Hire, Train & Manage Your VA For Maximum Efficiency
- 3 Chapter 3: Your Relationship With Your Virtual Assistant
- 4 Chapter 4: The Extras
Chapter 1: What’s The Point?
Why bother going through all of the hassle recruiting, managing and dealing with all of the issues around outsourcing some of your work to a virtual assistant? Surely, it would be much simpler (and cheaper) to just do all of the work yourself?
Let’s find out…
Why Use A Virtual Assistant From The Philippines?
And then why specifically should you work with a VA from the Philippines? Why not India or even a Virtual Assistant within your own country?
25 Top Online Players Share How They Hack Productivity | Virtual Valley Blog
7 Reason’s Why Your Should Hire A Virtual Assistant | Michael Hyatt
5 Reason’s To Hire A Virtual Assistant | Hubstaff
Chapter 2: How To Hire, Train & Manage Your VA For Maximum Efficiency
Now you have made the decision to invest time and resources into outsourcing some of your workload to the Philippines, you need to know EXACTLY how to hire, train and manage your team, if you are going to be successful.
How To Hire AWESOME Virtual Assistants
Should you use freelancer marketplaces, Virtual Assistant recruitment services or complete outsource service businesses to build you virtual team?
How We Recruited 57 Rockstar Virtual Assistants (So You Don’t Have To) | Virtual Valley Blog
Become Superhuman: How To Hire A Virtual Assistant | Victor Mathieux
How to Hire a Virtual Assistant in 15 minutes for 1 Dollar Per Hour | Authority Website Income
Hiring A Virtual Assistant: The Process | Entrepreneur On Fire
How To Find the BEST Virtual Assistants From The Internet
Where on the internet do you have the best chance of finding a Virtual Assistant that can handle the specific tasks that you are looking to outsource?
Tired & Stressed? – The 17 Best Places To Hire A Virtual Assistant | Virtual Valley Blog
Why You Shouldn’t Hire Your Virtual Assistant on Guru.com | Clerical Advantage
The Top 7 Virtual Assistant Companies | Symmetry 50
How To Train Your Virtual Assistants (To Become Better Than You)
If you are to experience a solid ROI (and so you won’t have to spend all of your time answering questions) from your Virtual Assistant, you need to aid their development…
The Efficient Outsourcing Formula | Virtual Valley Blog
How To Manage Virtual Assistants (For MASSIVE Efficiency)
As an entrepreneur/business owner, your ability to manage your in person AND virtual team will have a significant impact on your success.
Leave Your Business And Watch It Grow | Virtual Valley Blog
Chapter 3: Your Relationship With Your Virtual Assistant
From my experience of working with virtual staff for the past 5 years, I have realised first hand that if you have the ability to develop a win-win employer to employee relationship with your virtual assistant… your entrepreneurial life will be MUCH easier.
But What Should Your Virtual Assistant ACTUALLY do?
OK, this all make sense, you should hire a virtual assistant… But what tasks and processes will they operate in your business?
The Truth About Outsourcing Social Media | Social Media Today
Hire A Virtual Assistant For These 6 Tasks To Grow Your Business | MatthewWoodward.com
7 Ways A Virtual Assistant Can Save You At Least 2 Hours Each Day To Focus On Your Income Producing Activities | The Suitcase Entrepreneur
How To Find And Use A Virtual Assistant To Get Ahead – Sarah Shaw Consulting
The Best Tips/Tools To Work With Virtual Assistants
Fortunately for us, many tools/businesses have been built to support virtual working relationships, here are some of the best…
5 Tried & Tested Remote Working Tips | Virtual Valley Blog
Tools You Can Use For Working With VAs | Ninja Outreach
10 Software Tools For Collaborating With Virtual Assistants | Michael Hyatt
How To Pay Your Virtual Assistants (And How Much)
What is a fair wage to pay you Filipino Virtual Assistant?
How To Fire Virtual Assistants (Yes, You May Have To)
Yes, if the individual you hire is not actually right for the role, you will have to let them go. Remember: hire slow, fire fast.
5 Ways to Recover Quickly If You Lose Your Virtual Assistant | Don’t Panic Mgmt
I Just Fired My Virtual Assistant | Stephan Spencer
Chapter 4: The Extras
And a couple of bonus sections to solidify your knowledge about the Filipino Virtual Assistant industry.
Let’s Take The Virtual Assistant Perspective
Let’s hear from a few real life Virtual Assistants to give us a perspective about what is it like to work virtually from the Philippines..
What Are VAs Looking For In An Employer? | Ninja Outreach
Meet 4 Virtual Valley Virtual Assistants | Virtual Valley Blog
Interview Employee #1 Zandro | Virtual Valley Blog
Virtual Assistant Case Studies
How are Virtual Assistants being used by some other awesome online entrepreneurs:
My Experience Using A Virtual Assistant | Michael Hyatt
17 Virtual Assistant Case Studies – How I’ve Helped Clients | Geniece Brown
Using a Virtual Assistant | Tamara Baranova
Ok, there we have it:
Virtual Assistant Philippines – The Definitive Guide
You have all the information you could ever want to consume about the topic of Filipino Virtual Assistants, it’s time to take some action.
And where else better to start that with the only Filipino specific curated virtual assistant marketplace the world has ever seen?
See you on the other side…
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