The Industry


Virtual Assistants are becoming a growing trend in the business world. They provide office support to businesses or individuals from their home office.

This career is ideal for administrative assistants who wish to be in charge of their own business, rate of pay, and hours of work. It is ideal for their clients because there are no overhead costs, only payment for the job done.

Services of a VA

  • Desktop Publishing
  • Web Page Design
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Bookkeeping/Payroll services
  • Word Processing
  • Internet Research
  • Bulk Mailing
  • Newsletters
  • Database Management
  • Event Planning
  • Travel Planning

These are only a few of the choices a VA can make. The services offered would depend on the expertise of the VA. It is recommended that you find your niche – what you love to do and become the expert in that area. You determine when you want to work and the jobs you want to do. Although not restricted by the town or city VAs reside in, some have chosen to cater to the local market, while others have clients in foreign countries.

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