How to Find The Perfect Virtual Assistant For Your Business
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How to Find The Perfect Virtual Assistant For Your Business

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3.5 (21 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
6,403 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2019
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to create a job post that will automatically filter out bad applicants
  • How to further test applicants to see if they can be a fit in the company
  • How to make sure they have the skills for the job needed to be done
Requirements
  • An account on a job listing site
  • A pressing need for a great virtual assistant
  • A general list of requirements for the person you want
Description

Hiring can be a scary thing, isn’t it?

When you post a job post whether online or in the newspapers, you will never really know who you’re reeling in.

Are you getting someone who is actually skilled in what you need? Or are you simply getting someone who is just applying for anything but doesn’t really know what they’re doing?

In this course, we will teach you how to create job postings that will not only get you the best applicants, but will also filter itself to make sure you get them. We will teach you our secret of hiring an employee for the long run, where you don’t have to hire and fire after a few months. It all boils down to one simple trick that works every time.

You'll learn:

  • Benefits of having a virtual assistant

  • Things you need before hiring a virtual assistant

  • How to make  your list of requirements

  • To create your job template

  • How to test your applicant

  • And much more...

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Who this course is for:
  • High earning professionals who need virtual assistants
  • Solopreneurs
  • Hiring managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Udemy Instructors
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 01:12:45
+ Introduction
1 lecture 02:48

Welcome to the course! You will learn how to hire a terrific VA (Virtual Assistant).

Preview 02:48
+ Why Hire a Virtual Assistant?
5 lectures 16:22

This is a person who works for you remotely. They have specific skills which support your business goals. They may be graphic artists, video editors, writers, SEO experts, bookkeeping and much more.

Preview 01:34

Va's usually work at a significant discount to a local hire. Their economy has a far cheaper cost of living. Often they work while you sleep. So tasks are done before you wake. This enables you to work on your business instead of in your business. The VA will be more skills than the average worker, as they need to be up-to-date to keep their projects.

Preview 04:56

Before you hire a VA, you have to decide what your VA will be doing. Decide on a way to record the hours work. Record videos that show the VA how to do the tasks. This way they can refer back to the videos to make sure they did not forget a step.

Before you hire a virtual assistant, do this
05:53

This is an important section of the course. Please take the time to do this task before moving on.

[Activity] Creating your virtual assistant task list
03:07

Now that you have a good foundation, in the next section, we get started actually finding you your VA.

Summary
00:52
+ The Job Post
6 lectures 21:50

Before you can filter your applicants, you have to be competent in setting up Job Posts.

What is a job post?
02:51

Le-an shares ninja tricks that separate the applicants who mass mail to all jobs and those who actually read your post.

The job post template that automatically filters
04:13

You are hiring for a specific job. Do they have the basic skills? Do they have the correct equipment? Correct software?

Preview 05:31

Le-an shares more fine tuning for your online employees.

Micro Filtering for the Perfect Applicant
05:00
[Activity] Create your job template
01:19

Now you are ready to start finding your perfect VA.

Summary
02:56
+ Your Interview and Hiring Checklist
6 lectures 28:48

After you decided on a group of applicants to interview, here is what to do next.

What to do next with an applicant
02:31

Find tasks for your applicant to do and make it into a test to see how well they can do the job.

Testing your applicant
07:27

Once your applicant passes your test, it is time to meet the applicant for an interview. Le-an shares red flags and other items to watch for in your interview.

Preview 09:46

Here is the best hiring checklist you'll ever see.

Hiring Checklist
03:57
[Activity] Create/add more specific questions in the checklist
02:02

When you only hire one person and interviewed ten people, then 9 people will not be hired. Here is how to talk to them and let them know they were not successful.

How to tell unsuccessful applicants they did not get the job
03:05
+ Wrap up
2 lectures 02:57

Congratulations! You finished the course. Now Le-an shares the best course of action for you now.

Next Steps
02:43

You can help your fellow students by leaving a Review of this course. The Review lets your fellow students make the decision to take the course or not. It helps them understand how your experiences in the course helped you become more charismatic, and then they can decide if they want to follow in your footsteps.

Help Your Fellow Students
00:14