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Virtual Assistant

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

Experience required?

No

Good for English learners?

No

Car recommended?

No

Available on these platforms:

Specializes in virtual assistant, bookkeeper, writer or web master gigs

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Automatching

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Belay

$$$$

Background check?

Yes

General freelancing marketplace

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Proposals & Client Invitation

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Fiverr

$$$

Background check?

No

General freelancing marketplace

Husl$core:

Proposals & Client Invitation

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Freelancer

$$

Background check?

No

Specializes in virtual assistance

Husl$core:

Automatching

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Time Etc

$$$

Background check?

No

Specialized in virtual assistance

Husl$core:

Application

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Worldwide 101

$$$$

Background check?

No

One of the largest marketplaces for any type of work

Husl$core:

Proposals & Applications

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Craigslist

$$$$

Background check?

No

Provides curated work-remote job opportunities

Husl$core:

Proposals & Applications

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Flexjobs

$$$$

Background check?

No

General freelancing marketplace

Husl$core:

Proposals & Client Invitation

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Guru

$$

Background check?

No

The largest general freelance marketplace

Husl$core:

Proposals & Client Invitation

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Upwork

$$$

Background check?

No

Virtual assistants for entrepreneurs, professionals, and small teams.

Husl$core:

Application

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Zirtual

N/A

Background check?

Yes

Provide on-demand virtual assistance in 20-minute chunks

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Automatching

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Fancy Hands

N/A

Background check?

No

Highly selective freelance talent agency

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Proposals & Applications

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FreeeUp

$$$$$

Background check?

No

General freelancing marketplace

Husl$core:

Proposals & Client Invitation

Get work by:

Peopleperhour

$$

Background check?

No

General market place specialized in remote gigs

Husl$core:

Applications

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Virtual Vocations

$$

Background check?

No