VAs are independent contractors who provide administrative support or specialized business services from a distance, through the Internet, fax, telephone or another method of communication. They can help a company that needs extra people to meet:
provide unique skills for a special project;
or step in to meet the demands of business growth.
Offer employers and business owners an attractive new alternative to hiring employees.
Are efficient in programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint; Quickbooks, graphic programs, and more.
VAs offer most of the same services (and many more) as any on-your-site Office Assistant - such as: payroll, customization of spreadsheets, Word document templates, database design, logo design, website design, and letter writing.