Becoming a Community Manager: Your Key to Successful Freelancing

The constantly changing digital landscape has created a wide range of alternatives for anybody looking to pursue a freelance career. The position of a community manager is one such chance. The demand for qualified community managers is growing as businesses increasingly use online platforms for audience interaction and marketing. In this post, we’ll look at … Read more

Online courses and micro-learning

These days almost everything is possible from your armchair. You can find any information, order food, or do your job without leaving home. So why are courses the exception? You are right! They are not! Several training institutes, even famous universities, run well-developed online courses, so you can get your dream certificate without moving close … Read more

Remote working and impacts on mental health

Remote work is when employees work from somewhere that is not the principal office of their employment. This type of work has become more common since the COVID-19 pandemic. During this period, many businesses had to shut down or relocate their offices to employees’ homes because of lockdowns. Typically, a remote employee’s work location includes … Read more

Should VET organisations train learners to become virtual assistants?

There is still a widespread perception of virtual assistants as providing only basic services like booking (flights, accommodation, venue for events, etc), dealing with standard, repetitive tasks (e.g. posting, updating information on websites) or processing data in a semi-automated manner based on predefined scenarios. Such tasks seem rather discouraging in terms of planning a career, … Read more

How can a virtual assistant’s activity support inclusion?

What is inclusion? Inclusion means respect and ensuring that differences are not barriers to the engagement and participation of all people. Virtual assistants and inclusion  Inclusion as a way of social responsibility should come with any job. Virtual assistants should also be familiar with ways in which they can implement more inclusive practices. Inclusion can … Read more

My Portfolio as a Virtual Assistant (VA) aka “What to answer when family and friends ask what I do as a VA”

If you think about working as a virtual assistant and have started talking about it around you, you might have seen some eyebrows raised in confusion as an answer. So, what can you say to friends and family when talking about your job? A generic definition could be: A Virtual Assistant provides administrative, creative, or … Read more