Setting Up A Telecommuting
Agreement

Already working but thinking about working from home? Before you start your journey to working remotely, it’s important to communicate with your employer and make an agreement ahead of time. Talk to your employer and consider submitting a proposal that addresses ‘what’s-in-it-for-the-company,’ as well as any concerns or objections your boss might have   Establishing

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5 Ways to Make Your
Online Resumes Work Together

Most employers ask home based candidates to submit a traditional resume and cover letter when applying for a job. These formal documents are usually one or two pages long and can be created and delivered as text files. But a growing number of employers are also conducting online searches for additional information that can help

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Virtual Assistant Website – 101

Painless Professional Virtual Assistant Bio Website or Blog and Why to DO IT NOW! We are living in a world where literally everyone is a freelancer is a marketer. Everyone is marketing something – even if it is just herself. And one of the most accessible ways to market yourself is a professional Virtual Assistant

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Free Fax Services for
Virtual Assistants

  Five Best Free Fax Services For Remote Workers     I started working from home in 1996. I had a business phone line, a fax line, 2 full size copiers, several printers, and a thermal fax machine. Look it up youngster, a “thermal” fax machine. Now my laptop and phone coupled with a free

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6 Chat Agent Jobs You Can Do From Home

Back when I was in college, I worked for a telemarketing company selling lawn chemicals for a short stint. While the gig itself was flexible with it’s hours and it paid well, it totally exhausted me. More often than not, people did not want to talk on the phone , so I would have to deal

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Create A Job Winning
Virtual Assistant Resume & Website

It is 2016, Are you guilty of sabotaging your own virtual assistant job search ? Virtual Assistants can sometimes be a little too presumptuous when it comes to landing a home based job. After all, the vast majority of virtual job seekers have a home computer, an average of ten years of office experience and

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Why I was not getting interviews

Every now and then we get more then just the standard thank you emails. Below is an email received recently. If it sounds familiar, keep your head up and your  VOT profile  up to date. ~~MB From VOT Virtual Assistant – Denise Lauren, Administrative and Marketing Specialist I first came to VOT about a year

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Establishing Your Virtual Identity

CAN HIRING MANAGERS FIND YOU ONLINE? If you’re a Virtual Assistant professional without a website, you may as well be going door to door like a vacuum salesman. The cold hard truth of today’s technologically driven times is that everyone is online — everyone. Your potential clients and business associates are looking for you on

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Virtual Assistants: Who is listening to your online activity?

In 2014 social media users are generating content online record speeds, and it’s big business. They are sharing content about real-time events to followers as “tweets” on Twitter, adding pics on Instagram, offering their opinions in forums, and adding customer generated content on their Virtual Assistant Websites What is being said about your Virtual Assistant brand? Although you may not

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