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Finding a virtual assistant

Question
How can I find a good virtual assistant? 
Answer
Finding a good Virtual Assistant (VA) on your own is not unlike finding any other prospective employee: searching, identifying prospects, screening, interviewing, establishing capability and compatibility, checking references and verifying information, and finally, establishing the relationship.

Many VA assignments are established through a reputable virtual staffing agency, most of which are found online. The agency should save you time by screening the VA for you and helping you choose the best candidate(s) to match your requirements. An agency is probably a good option if you've never worked with a virtual resource. 
Brain Trust contributor: President and CEO of Team Double-Click, Inc.
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