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How to Work from Home as a Professional Virtual Assistant?
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Abbie Novero- July 11, 2017, 4:38 a.m.


If you are looking for a job which will provide you with flexibility in terms of being able to work from home and depending on your available working hours, then being a professional virtual assistant in the Philippines is the job for you. Virtual assistants are home-based and skilled individuals being hired by companies and entrepreneurs to provide them with administrative or technical support.

Virtual assistants are tasked to perform a number of tasks. You will work not only on a specific area, but you will provide support which the company or entrepreneur has outsourced to you. These tasks that can be delegated are actually endless depending upon how much you know, your relevant

These tasks that can be delegated are actually endless depending upon how much you know, your relevant training and experiences in a particular field.

Some of the common tasks professional virtual assistants do include making phone calls, email correspondence, and management, internet research, data entry, scheduling appointments, editing and copywriting, social marketing and blog management.

Some professional virtual assistants are also hired to focus more on technical tasks such as graphic design, software, and program development.

Some professional Filipino virtual assistants are also hired to focus more on technical tasks such as graphic design, software, and program development.

You can either work part time or full time

Your pay rate, work hours and the manner you are going to work will be prescribed by your employer which may be a company or an entrepreneur. Note also that if you work as an independent contractor or freelancer, you are considered as self-employed.

As a virtual assistant you can decide to find a part time or a full time job, it's entirely up to you.

Here's how you can find online jobs in the Philippines 

Where to find virtual assistant jobs?

If you plan to work as an employee, you will need to search for job postings of companies and entrepreneurs online. There are many platforms and websites available where you can look for available virtual assistant jobs in the Philippines. But VirtualStaff.ph is the one that provides legitimate jobs from reputable employers from countries like the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.

How much will I earn as a virtual assistant?

An important aspect you need to know is how much you are going to earn if you pursue being a professional virtual assistant. The money you will earn will depend on how long you have been doing virtual assistance jobs, your past experiences and your training and knowledge under a specific field. VA's can earn from Php 15,000 to upwards of 30,000 per month with specialist Virtual workers such as programmers and SEO experts earning 25,000 all the way to upwards of Php 50,000.

What you earn really depends on your skills and the job that you're applying for. The sky really is the limit.

Discover how to work from home as a virtual assistant in the Philippines

What training do I need to be a virtual assistant?

There is no specific training required for virtual assistants. What is generally needed from you is to have good organizational skills, time management skills, and of course, excellent communication skills. This includes a very good proficiency in the English language.

How to find an online job as a virtual assistant in the Philippines?

It's easy, find online jobs in the Philippines at www.virtualstaff.ph, create a free jobseekers profile and start applying for jobs today.


By: Abbie Novero
Contributor, VirtualStaff.ph