Virtual assistant jobs are one of the fastest-growing home based income options, as providing Virtual Assistants initially involves minimal cost, but, the prospect of this job can be very good. If you have trainings or skills like- web design, technical writing, graphic design, event planning, your service can demand more charges and you will hired for special projects. Moreover, customary secretarial skills like typing, editing, email checking, and organizing meetings are also needed. You can do the virtual assistant jobs from anywhere.
Virtual assistant jobs can be found at numerous sources at a wide range including: department heads in large corporations- HOD, in small business- business owners who need help but can’t afford an extra employee, business people who need travel all the time, HR departments for their employee motivation program, in Small companies- for occasional assistances. No matter what your client is, anyone who needs an extra hand to manage his jobs, are your potential clients. And as long as they have more important things to do than things they get done by you, virtual assistant jobs will be prospective and best thing is that you can have the workplace at your home.
What is a Virtual Assistant?
According to International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA)- A Virtual Assistant is an independent contractor who provides organizational, creative and technical services. Due to technological advancements of communication and data transfer, professional virtual assistants help clients in their area of expertise from their own office on a contractual basis.”
Virtual assistant jobs involve more than just traditional secretarial jobs. You need to have skills with technical writing, editing, desktop publishing, and web design and experience in business writing, marketing, public relations, event planning, or legal experience. Along with email checking and maintaining meetings, tasks and doing all less important tasks when your client can pay more attention to their business. If you have online skills, that will add extra preferences on you. Feel free to ask your potential clients what tasks you should really need to take care off.
Virtual assistant jobs are more found in urban areas. You can make an average earning of $20.00-$25.00 per hour. Each job involves 20-30 hours per week. You can get paid weekly, bi-weekly, per project, or set on a retainer. A budget soothing amount for fixed hours per week by both parties are fixed on agreement. If you work less, you can keep it full and if you work more than your working hours, you can ask your client for more payment. So, virtual assistant jobs are always win-win for you.