How to Narrow Down Job Candidates has more than 1 million profiles available. Whether you’re looking for writers, programmers, web developers, internet marketers, SEO specialists, graphic artists or virtual assistants, there is no shortage of talented Online Filipino Specialists (OFS) here. Let’s be real though. No matter how many skillful candidates out are, it’s just not easy to find the […]

How Can You Be Certain Your Virtual Assistant Is Working?

This is, perhaps, one of the biggest concerns employers have when hiring Virtual Assistants. The concern that they won’t get the amount, or caliber, of work paid for. Is the employee really working? Are they goofing off on social media? Are they being productive? Or worse, are they working for another employer and being dishonest […]

Outsourcing to Philippines – Risk-Free Quick Start Guide

Outsourcing can be a terrifying prospect if you’re new to the idea. What if you don’t find the right people? What if it’s too expensive? Can you trust the people you hire? How can you be sure that they’re doing the work you’ve given them? Have no fear! Outsourcing can be a risk-free process if […]

Your Filipino Virtual Assistant (VA) – 5 Best Practices to Boost Productivity

One of the critical keys for small businesses to survive in their respective niches is productivity. Small business owners often ask us: Can small business owners do more than their competition? Even with limited resources and workers? The answer is YES. If you have a Filipino virtual assistant, you are one step closer to achieving […]

Should You Buy A Laptop For Your Virtual Assistant?

One of the issues surrounding outsourcing to the Philippines is providing equipment for your virtual assistant. As you interview candidates, some of them might say they don’t have a computer or internet connection. That raises the question, should you shoulder the cost? We get this question a lot at and I think it’s about […]

Outsourcing within the Philippines – Locations and Tradeoffs

The Philippines has always been an outsourcing destination since the 90’s. For years, outsourcing talents has been concentrated in the country’s capital, Manila. To decongest the capital, the government made an effort a decade ago to distribute resources, allowing other cities and regions in the Philippines to undergo a massive industrial and digital transformation. This […]

Outsourcing to Philippines, Getting Work Done in Your Time Zone

Between New York and the Philippines, there is a 12 hour difference in time zones. On the west coast, there is a 15 hour difference. And for us at, we operate on Mountain time where there is a 14 hour difference. One of the constant client issues we get asked at Onlinejob.Ph is this: […]

Philippines Or India? Which outsourcing destination is better?

  I wrote about the 4 reasons why the Philippines is better outsourcing destination extensively in my LinkedIn post. I have another reason to add to that list. This infographic was created by one of my virtual assistants in the Philippines (who is a writer by training) using free software. She pitched me the idea of […]

4 Websites for Hiring Filipino Online Workers Directly

As the Philippines becomes the new India for outsourcing, many small businesses now are asking: What is the most cost-efficient and effective way to search for Filipino online workers? For years, large financial institutions, such as JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, have been outsourcing to the Philippines. They valued the affordability, work ethic, and American […] – Risk-Free Outsourcing For Small Business

We at make outsourcing risk-free. What does that mean? And what does this mean for your business? At first glance, it would seem like we’re just like any other outsourcing platform. But if you look closer, we have designed our business to make outsourcing easier and risk free for you. We do that in […]