Let’s face it, Virtual Assistance is getting very popular nowadays, locally or even overseas. I can imagine it being one of the most sought after jobs in the near future. Who wouldn’t want it? You work at the comforts of your home, you don’t have to go through the morning traffic and rush hour, you can even attend your meeting or do your tasks while in your pajamas. And if you’re a mother, you’ll definitely appreciate this job because you get to work at the same time, you get to bond with your kids as soon as they get home from school.
Now, how would you know if you’re fit for this kind of work? The first thing that you should ask yourself is this: Can I work efficiently without someone pushing me to do it? If your answer is yes, then great! You can start searching for all the VA opportunities you can handle. If your answer is no, then better stick to the job you have right now. Second question is: What are your skills? List it all down to determine what category you would better fit in, it could either be Social Media Marketing, Transcription, Researching, Phone Support, etc. If you have all these skills, then that is a very huge plus point for you! Last question you should ask yourself? Are you technologically ready to be hired as a VA? If you want to be a virtual assistant, you should have a stable internet connection. Net connection has a huge impact in this kind of career. If you shift to an online job, make sure that you have a wired connection because it will definitely affect your work and communication with your client if you have a poor connection.
So, are you ready to jumpstart your career to being the best virtual assistant ever? If you want to know more about skills that you can learn and acquire, you can search online for free trainings about the filed you’re interested in. If you’re looking for jobs, you can try these sites: odesk.com, elance.com, peopleperhour.com, fiverr.com and a lot more. Just keep looking and you’ll land your first ever online job in no time. Good luck!!!