Virtues of going Virtual: Working whilst on holiday

Practically Perfect PA

One of the reasons I became a Virtual Assistant was the flexibility to allow me to travel for longer periods of time, I now have the freedom of being able take my laptop and work from any location around the world. Depending on where you are in the world, working on different time zones to your clients can be tricky but with plenty of planning and preparation in the lead up to your trip, your service needn’t be compromised.

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Travel Itineraries

Practically Perfect PA

Additionally if you have equipped your manager with all of the information they need to deal with any emergencies, they will be able to cope without you being there to help, particularly if they are in a different time zone. A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Think about all the different bits of paper you have to keep with you – tickets, hotel details, travel guides.

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The ultimate app guide for assistants

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The app also gives access to real-time departure information, delays and gate numbers. This app allows you to enter all of your trip information including flight times, hotel reservations etc. I use the website all the time, not just for planning travel but also for expenses, so it is helpful having the app on my phone. It is great if you have time to kill at the airport and want to know where to eat, where the shops are and other services like cash points.

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Both times I’ve replaced my phone as quickly as is humanly possible because I am just lost without it (sometimes I am literally lost without it thanks to my dependence on Google maps to get me about London!). The app also gives access to real-time departure information, delays and gate numbers. You enter all of your trip information including flight times, hotel reservations etc. I use the website all the time so it is helpful having the app on my phone.

2012 189

Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Both times I’ve replaced my phone as quickly as is humanly possible because I am just lost without it (sometimes I am literally lost without it thanks to my dependence on Google maps to get me about London!). The app also gives access to real-time departure information, delays and gate numbers. You enter all of your trip information including flight times, hotel reservations etc. I use the website all the time so it is helpful having the app on my phone.

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Top Reasons Why You Should Find A Virtual Assistant Today For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Maybe it’s about time you get yourself support and experience the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant. A lot of entrepreneurs have a hard time coping with the expenses. Plus, there’s no need for you to buy computers and other office equipment. Depending on your needs, you can choose to have a full-time or part-time virtual assistant. By hiring virtual assistants from different time zones, of course! More Work, Less Time.

2019 184

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

When I receive a contract I highlight the date the hotel needs the contract back signed and put a reminder to make sure I send it back in time. At that time you can assess if the event is still going ahead or if you need to cancel. Dealing in real time.

2010 141

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I felt if we were prepared and equipped to do our jobs, it could seem like we were laughing all the way to work.but I also like to have fun at work too. MONTY PYTHON: One of my former bosses said at times working with me was like being in a Monty Python movie. No doubt, he had a hard time explaining to the airport authorities that he was indeed the one who was supposed to be on that flight. Here are a few stories from that time. Dealing in real time.

2009 100

Outsourcing customer support services

Service Untitled

Employee reduction – Outsourcing sets a company free of paying for employee incentives, training, hiring, and providing expensive employee benefits such as health insurance, pension planning, and vacation pay. Depending on the products and services, technical support can take more time.

2010 54

New Hire Overload

Laughing all the Way to Work

I was taken on a tour of the premises and they pointed out the office equipment I would need to use and introduced me to everyone we met. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Dealing in real time.

2009 100

Thinking Outside the Job Description Box

Professional Assistant Blog

They each took the initiative to get appropriate training and education to better equip them in the areas they were interested in. Until next time, T ake care - of your clutter! Home About Me Advertise Thinking Outside the Job Description Box By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 20, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity E ditor’s note: This is a guest post by Patricia Robb of Laughing All The Way to Work: The Ultimate Secretarial Survival Blog.

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