What Is A Virtual Assistant?

what-is-a-vaA Virtual Assistant or “VA” as they are commonly known, is a self employed professional Administrator or Personal Assistant who works from their own remote office to provide a range of virtual business support services, using technology such as telephone, VOIP, fax, internet and email to communicate with their clients.

Most Virtual Assistants' have a minimum of five years experience in Executive or Personal Assistant roles in traditional work environments.

A Virtual Assistant can provide most of the same services as an onsite employee, but without the added expense to employers. You can also work with a virtual assistant on just a job-by-job basis, rather than ongoing, which is perfect in those busier times.