Practical Advice 190: Spencer’s “Imperfect Action” Hiring Process

Spencer’s “Imperfect Action” Hiring Process

I totally get it; hiring can be intimidating, and sometimes, procrastination sets in. But let me tell you, if you’ve been holding off since episode eight and now find yourself at episode 329, we might need to chat. Now, let me introduce you to Spencer. This guy listened, took action, and guess what? He just […]

Cold Caller VAs for Real Estate: A Case Study

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We had a chat with Josh Heinz, the mastermind behind the Impact Home Team Real Estate Investment Company in Baltimore, Maryland. Josh spilled the beans on how hiring Filipino virtual assistants (VAs) to do cold calling reshaped the trajectory of his career, bringing in a wave of positive changes. Getting Started in Real Estate Josh […]

Practical Advice 189: OFS Working While At The Hospital

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So, something surprising happened recently, and I thought I’d share it with you. My Online Filipino Specialist, who usually makes the social media creatives for me, dropped a bomb – she’s been working from the hospital! In her email, she explained that her father was in a car accident, suffering a hip fracture and needing […]

Hire Slow and Fire Fast Is Stupid – Practical Advice

Let’s talk about “hire slow and fire fast” philosophy that I hear about a lot. I know this would ruffle some feathers, let me just say, I think it’s a bit, well, ridiculous. Let me break it down for you: “Hire slow.” Seriously, who has time for that? We’re all about efficiency, right? Personally, I […]

Thought About Hiring An OFS Bookkeeper? – Practical Advice

I know what you’re thinking. You’re wondering if you’ll ever find someone with specific skills on  The short answer is YES. Let me share Rhonda’s Online Filipino Specialist, Clarice, does for her business. So, Clarice is not your average Online Filipino Specialist. She’s a powerhouse, handling everything from sales tax returns to government reports, […]

Finding And Keeping Highly Technical OFS – Practical Advice

Ever heard the misconception that outsourcing is limited to data entry? Think again. I come across skeptics all the time. “Can you really find a talented programmer or accountant?” Absolutely! You can snag top-notch accountants, investment banking analysts, marketing directors, senior programmers, systems admins, UI designers, and even CAD engineers. is your gateway to […]

More Tips About Hiring An OFS For Tax Businesses – Practical Advice

If you don’t know yet, I have a newsletter being sent out to subscribers. They are customers and business owners interested in getting an OFS, but want to learn more first before committing. If you want to subscribe to this newsletter, just sign up for an employer account. One great thing about these newsletters […]

Too Overwhelmed To Think About Hiring – Practical Advice

In the fast-paced business world, feeling swamped with tasks, drowning in emails, and overwhelmed by your to-do list is not uncommon. But here’s the kicker: Hiring someone might be the key to easing that overwhelming burden. When I used to think, “I have so much to do, how can I find the time to recruit […]

Why Onlinejobs.Ph Isn’t Like Fiverr Or UpWork – Practical Advice

You might be wondering why follows a path different from online employment giants like Fiverr and Upwork, but the answer is clear – I’ve consciously designed to cater to the needs of both employers and workers effectively. Many platforms thrive on short-term, high-turnover projects, taking a cut of workers’ earnings and imposing strict […]

Why You Should NOT Do A Phone Call With A Potential OFS – Practical Advice

Ready to start outsourcing? When hiring Rockstar VAs from the Philippines, or Online Filipino Specialists (OFS), scheduling live Zoom interviews might seem like the standard approach. However, this practice often leads to several challenges.  Consider this scenario: you have ten applicants and plan video interviews with them. Here’s what frequently occurs: Some applicants are hesitant […]