Posts belonging to Category virtual assistant

15 Years!

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Tweet Wow that went fast!!! February 2015 marks the 15th anniversary of my being in business as Executive Stress Office Support! What began as a way for me to remain at home with my then baby daughter, and continue to contribute to the household income, has blossomed into a very busy virtual assistant (VA) practice […]

Employee or VA?

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Tweet Just a reminder: If you are setting your assistant’s rate or dictating their hours and manner of work completion, they aren’t a VA – they’re a teleworker or home-based employee. One defining feature of a VA is that they are SELF-EMPLOYED. That means – among other things – they: set their rates set their […]

Why and how to start taking your own pictures for presentations

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Tweet Great article by Roger Courville’s blog on how NOT to use Google Images for your presentations! Why and how to start taking your own pictures for presentations.  

AVAC 2014 – Top 15 Things I Learned

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Tweet The Australian VA Convention is over for another year – congratulations to Kathie Thomas and the organising committee for another great event. It’s always great to get together face to face with colleagues in a fun and relaxed environment – and learning something along the way for me really is an added bonus! 🙂 […]

The ‘truth’ about the internet

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Tweet I recently received this email from a family member – so now we know how the internet really got started…..   In ancient Israel , it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dorothy. Dot Com was a […]