What are the best virtual assistant qualifications and training to get ahead?

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What is the best training for becoming a virtual assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective virtual assistant?

What do non-traditional career paths look like?

Virtual Assistant in Tacoma, Washington

97 months ago

Real world experience. Virtual Assistance isn't a profession you can be "trained for" other than having had an exceptional amount of experience working in upper level adminstrative capacities.

If someone has that background and are masterfully skilled, they are perfect candidates for entering the profession and starting their own Virtual Assistant business.

reginemedgee in Davao City, Philippines

25 months ago

Here are the sample virtual assistant qualification:

* He or she should be Knowledgeable in Basic Computer Softwares (Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, FrontPage, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word))

* Fluently speaks some foreign language is a plus(English, Chinese, Spanish, Dutch, etc.)

*has an experience

*have good typing skills

..this only n example. you can have your own standard but the important is you have a virtual assistant that will hep you in managing your business.

HelpOn Business Services in Singapore, Singapore

23 months ago

Our virtual assistant can double up as a receptionist, particularly catering to real estate clients. Besides screening your calls, taking messages and courteously redirecting calls, our specialized team of real estate virtual assistants can also…

Diligently answer real estate queries on the phone and by mail
Efficiently schedule real estate viewing and listing appointments
Post and follow up online real estate ads, ads on online sites like Property Guru, Iproperty & STproperty
Smartly update your daily listings, providing a professional co-broking service
Make tough cold calls, to invite prospects for real estate showings & other such appointments
Invite prospects to special project launches
Manage email or direct response marketing, to generate and convert leads through email campaigns
Manage facebook walls, blog sites and other types of social media that a real estate company uses for marketing

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