#17: How to Hire a VA from the Philippines

Scott 04/25/2020 17

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Welcome to episode 17 of Entrepreneurs Can Party! In this monthly update episode, I’ll explain how I’ve been able to hire a virtual assistant (VA) from the Philippines and some of the pitfalls to avoid.

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  • Travis Marziani YouTube channel: Travis has been an online mentor to me for a number of years now and his YouTube channel is packed FULL of great resources! His videos cover everything from working with virtual assistants to making thousands of dollars with Amazon FBA, and everything in between!
  • #9 – How to Create Systems to Outsource Time-Sucking Tasks: This podcast from last month complements the topics discussed in episode 17 and gives more details on how to create systems in youer business / creative project.
  • Onlinejobs.ph: If you’re looking to hire a VA from the Philippines, look no further! Generally speaking, VAs in the Philippines are loyal, have a great work ethic and can speak fantastic English, making them ideal suitors to work you’d like to outsource.
  • My job post on onlinejobs.ph: If you’re looking to hire a virtual assistant for audio editing work too, my job post may prove particularly useful!

Key Points:

  • I’ve never been to the Philippines! (6:17)
  • Posting a job on onlinejobs.ph (8:38)
  • Changing the subject line to filter out applicants (10:05)
  • Additional hoops applicants have to jump through before the interview stage (11:02)
  • Hiring is a two-way street (12:31)
  • Further sample projects (14:10)
  • Tips on sharing Google doc files (18:37)
  • Interview questions to ask virtual assistants (20:10)

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