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

The importance of customer feedback

Receiving feedback time by time is very important to keep your motivation high, be updated about your client’s needs, and improve your personal and professional skills. Remember, if you are more effective in your job, your customers will be satisfied, which can cause a constantly growing client network. It is more and more popular and … Read more

Administrative Assistants: Overcoming Procrastination

What Is Procrastination? Before we begin, it is important to clarify what exactly procrastination is and what is it not. Administrative assistant roles demand strong time management, concentration, and abilities to multi-task. Procrastination is the enemy! Many people confuse procrastination with laziness. This framing is unhelpful can further fuel procrastination. A fear of failure, a … Read more

What is a virtual assistant?

If when you hear about “virtual assistants”, you think about digital virtual assistants such as Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa, it might be a good idea to learn more about this new career! A virtual assistant (VA) is a person who provides support services to a business from a remote location. The term “virtual assistant” … Read more