Be a Rockstar Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistant's (VA's) are becoming a common option for many businesses. Hiring a VA is often more cost effective since they work remotely which reduces overhead and it also opens up the pool of potential assistants to choose some. Outside of the benefits to the employer, the VA is able to have more flexibility with their time and more control over the kind of work they want to do and who they want to work with.

Although I have never been a VA myself, in my research there are typically standard VA's that would take on the same duties as a traditional assistant - Scheduling, responding to correspondence, managing phone calls and things of that nature.

Alternatively, there are also specialized VA's which as the name implies have some sort of specialization such as Social Media management, Accounting, Graphic design, etc.

Please find some resources below that can help you determine if this would be a good fit for you.

Note: Most resources I was able to find were either trying to sell a course or provided about the same, if not less, information then what I've provided above. If you happen to come across any other resources that might be able to help others, let me know through the "Suggest" page so I can add them below.

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How to become a VA

TheVirtualSavvy - Become a Freelance VA (Here's how!)
OnlineBusinessCanada - How to Become a Virtual Assistant (VA) in Canada

Where can I find work as a VA?

Finding work as VA can be more or less done in two ways. You can either network and find clients that you work directly with or you can go through a agencies or Freelance websites.

Below find a few example of agencies and freelance websites to help you get started.

VA Agencies

The Virtual Guru's
Virtual Assistant Canada



Professional Association (Canada)

Canadian Association of Virtual Assistants (CAVA)

About the Author

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