Virtual assistants are remote workers who provide various services, usually on a contract basis. Common tasks include managing schedules, arranging meetings, managing contact lists, handling emails, sending newsletters, performing market research, identifying new business opportunities and providing customer service, among many others.
Common skills include strong organizational skills, flexibility, good time management, good communication skills, and computer competencies. No formal education is required for the job, although some clients may prefer contractors with a degree.
Estimated U.S. wage range:
$15 - $30 an hour
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