How to hire a Filipino Writer? – Practical Advice

When I hire I Filipino writer, I follow these 7 steps:

  1. Figure out what kind of writer you want
  2. Go to OJ and browse what you need
  3. Post your job at OJ
  4. Start interviewing. Ask questions in a bunch of emails (don’t do a skype interview)
  5. Give them a test task
  6. Negotiate your terms
  7. Hire them!

I know it seems like a lot of work to go through just to hire a Filipino writer. But it’s a process worth going through if you want to find the best person for the job. I explain in the video why every step is essential. And once you go through it, the process is actually easier than you think.

I know I’ve pretty much laid out detailed steps here. But if you want more guidance or you just want to understand the hiring process better, I encourage you to take the 7-day hiring challenge. This process has changed lives and improved the businesses of those who tried it out. So if you’re ready to take that next step, check out

You can also check out how to get started on hiring Rockstar Virtual Assistants.

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About John Jonas

John Jonas is a long-time outsourcing expert and the creator of

Since 2005, John has taught hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs how to profitably delegate to VAs in the Philippines (and get their lives back in the process).

With help from his own VAs based in the Philippines, John has created an outsourcing empire that allows him to work 17 hours/week and to spend most of his time with his wife and 5 kids.

Find John at and Facebook.

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