How to avoid the middleman and hire Filipino workers direct? Practical Advice
Outsourcing is hassle free when you outsource through an agency! This is how agencies love to market themselves. They use convenience as a justification for exorbitant prices and the work they put in managing your virtual employees. But is it really hassle free?
  • Is it convenient when you can’t train your Virtual Assistant directly or talk to them when something goes wrong?
  • What if that Virtual Assistant agency folds (see Zirtual)? What would happen to your Virtual Assistant or the work they’ve done, is it all gone?
  • And if your Virtual Assistant does all the work, how come as much as 2/3 of what you’re paying goes to the agency managing them?
In this video, I talked about how I encountered these problems when I started over 15 years ago. These questions were costing my business money. It made outsourcing more trouble than it was worth. So I created in 2009, allowing business owners to get exactly what they need and what they paid for when outsourcing. You can also click here to learn more about how to get started hiring Rockstar Virtual Assistants. Check out for yourself. Sign up for a pro account today and experience what hassle-free outsourcing is really like. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel. And for the latest Practical Advice on Outsourcing, we’ll be releasing new videos every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.
John Jonas
About John Jonas John helps business owners learn to outsourcing to the Philippines and replace themselves with virtual assistants. He founded and owns He currently employs 14 amazing Filipino workers full-time and loves every one of them. He lives in Utah, has a wonderful wife, 4 amazing kids, and golfs 4-5 times/week. Find John at and Facebook. If you liked this you’ll probably also like reading


  1. Jun Valasek says

    Hiring a virtual assistant from the agency has great advantage of the agency is owned by Filipino and not by a foreigner. Agency owned by foreigners does not care about Filipino VAs benefits that’s why it folds when VA leaves. A Filipino-owned VA agency that provides full government-mandated benefits has a great advantage to both the VA and the client. Sadly, most agencies are owned by foreigners and most Filip[ino-wned agency does not provide benefits….

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