September 13-16, 2020 I Wherever You Are

EA to VA: Launching Your VA Career

Track 5: Professional & Personal Growth

EA to VA: Launching Your VA Career

Remote work has had a reported growth of 91% in the last 10 years, and so, the Virtual Assistant role has become an attractive option for admin professionals who desire flexibility and control over their career path. Have you ever been curious about the pros and cons of a VA career, how the VA role differs from the EA role and how to launch a VA career? We’ll break down the essentials in this session that will include Q&A time. Explore the various niches in the industry and how to find clients; get ideas about what services to offer as a VA and how to apply your experience and education to the VA role. You will learn: 

  • what equipment is needed as a Virtual Assistant and you’ll compose a list of widely used tools in the industry/with clients
  • how to classify the differences between freelancer, business entity, subcontractor, agency owner and the benefits of each
  • what a day in the life of a Virtual Assistant looks like and practical time management tips
  • the skills that will directly transfer from your current role and what skills will need to be learned/developed
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