How Do I Know If I Can Trust Someone Overseas? – Practical Advice

Are you having second thoughts about outsourcing because you don’t know if you can trust a Filipino worker with sensitive data?

This is part of a series of tips about outsourcing, particularly to the Philippines.

The Philippines is not an entrepreneurial country. Filipinos in general are not looking to build a business. Filipinos value a good job. They don’t want to risk investing in a business. So when you hire an Online Filipino Specialist, you can rest assured that they won’t steal your ideas to start a company of their own.

This is one of the reasons why outsourcing to the Philippines is a great idea. 

No, you don’t trust them right away. But you do need to give them a chance. As time goes by, you’ll know who to trust and how far you can trust them.

Building trust starts at the interview process. If you have a solid recruitment system, you’re more likely to get trustworthy people.

If you’re ready to hire, head on over to I’ll show you how to find workers you can trust. It’s not hard, it doesn’t take a lot of time, and it doesn’t require getting on a bunch of video calls with people.

This practical advice is just one of many we have in our blog. Head on to our outsourcing education page to catch the whole series. 

If you’d rather check out reviews from entrepreneurs who already made the jump and have VAs of their own, here’s a list of reviews on

I also have a new book that I am giving away for free, The Outsourcing Lever. It’s about how I have done outsourcing over the years. Get more information here.

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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