Why I Won’t Recruit For You – Practical Advice

I always receive requests from employers asking me to recruit someone for them. But my answer remains the same: No. Why? Simple. I may be good at recruiting since the first person I hired in 2005 still works for me today, but I am not good at recruiting for you. I believe that hiring isn’t […]

What Kind of VA should I Hire First – Practical Advice

Who do you hire first? The most common advice you’ll hear is hiring someone to do the tasks you don’t know how to do. You can do that. But in my years of outsourcing, I found that the first task you should outsource is the task that you know how to do. Find someone to […]

Getting a VA to Work on your TimeZone – Practical Advice

Let’s talk about the time difference when you outsource to an OFS. Filipinos live on the other side of the world. And the 12 hour is a big concern for some. How can you work with someone if you don’t work at the same time?  There is a simple solution. You just have to ask […]

How to Handle Taxes with VAs – Practical Advice

Tax compliance when outsourcing is something I know that people worry about. I tell you exactly why you need them in this video. So let’s get into it.  I’ve been outsourcing since 2005 and I can tell you, handling taxes when outsourcing is really easy.  But I have to give you this disclaimer before we continue. I […]

How Expensive is a VA? – Practical Advice

If you’re new to outsourcing, you’ve come to the right place! Let’s talk about money. How much does an Online Filipino Specialist’s service really cost? I’ve had a lot of people tell me that outsourcing is expensive. Outsourcing to them means going through a headhunter or an agency and hiring someone through them. If this […]