Welcome to the How She Quits Show – Episode 9
You’ve got skills…but how do you best leverage them to start a successful work from home virtual assistant business?
I often hear people that come I across in my business worry over the fact that they don’t have the right skill set to start a Virtual Professional business. In episode 9 we’re going to ditch the doubt and learn the transferable skills professions like teachers, administrative assistants, nurses, bloggers, sales reps and others have that translate into work from home virtual assistant jobs.
Today we’re going to look at 10 jobs and their transferable skills, the opportunities in the market you can use them for and the unique appeal they offer to your potential clients.
Here are some highlights from the interview that you really don’t want to miss (just forward to the time stamp noted before the highlight).
2:41 Why you shouldn’t get stuck on the word assistant…more detail on that here
5:55 Teachers – “Teachers have a big opportunity to move into the VA space because they have a great mix of organizational and creative skills”
8:55 Administrative Assistants…more detail on that here
10:33 Customer Service – “Customer Service Professionals have a unique ability to problem solve in a very professional manner.”
14:06 Technical Support
16:53 Nursing – “Nurses can make excellent VA’s because they value process and protocol, and not making mistakes.”
22:14 Project Manager – “If you can create a process to make sure big things get done you can be a winner in the VA space.”
23:53 Technical Work, QA or Developer
25:40 Sales – “you don’t just have to work commission”
I also got to answer some questions from the live audience… I seriously love taking you questions, join me live and hit me up!
30:02 My thoughts on Flex Jobs vs. Hire My Mom vs. Upwork…check out a whole show on that here
33:55 What jobs should you bid for if you have little ones at home with you?
Guess what? I have a few more opportunities I want to share with those of you ready to take your skills into a virtual work from home business now. Think action items; tangible steps to move you towards launching your VA business. My partners are offering some great courses and guides right now. I only partner with a few other organizations that personally know and can genuinely recommend.
“Word Girls”: Proof Readers and all those who love to perfect the written word, check out this link for the fastest way to take your gift to a virtual business and start this year.
“Number Crunchers”: Bookkeepers and all my number savvy moms out there…you don’t even need an accounting degree to launch a successful bookkeeping business. My friends at Bookkeepers.com are ready to show you step by step how to launch a virtual bookkeeping business. Just check out this link to learn more about their great guide and course.
“Go-getters”: you realize you have all the skills you need and are ready to find that virtual work now. Head over to FlexJobs.com and find the work waiting for you!
Check out my 7 Businesses You Can Start Virtually Guide below and let’s stay connected, I can’t wait to hear about your new work-from-home success story!
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