Do you long to work as a virtual assistant? Are you tired of spending your marketing dollars looking for private clients? Would you like to just have the leads found for you? Then Contemporary VA might be the right work at home job for you.
What Exactly is Contemporary VA?
Contemporary VA is a work at home company that offers support from virtual assistants who are North American trained and able to perform.
A guarantee of 99% accuracy on all work is given to the clients, who may purchase hours upfront or have a monthly retainer. The client may work directly with the VA on a monthly retainer or work directly with the project manager if there is a set amount of hours purchased.
One thing that sets the company apart is their rigorous screening process. As you might imagine, any legitimate job that allows the freedom and flexibility to work from home is in high demand, so the company needs to be selective.
Beyond the screening process, prospective VAs are asked to complete a skills test and several sample tasks that might be common on a job. The company can monitor the results of these tasks.
Once hired, Contemporary VA virtual assistants are an apprentice for a minimum of 60 days. That means they are assisting behind the scenes and not interacting with clients. During this time, the apprentices are receiving ongoing training and evaluations by senior team members.
Contemporary VAs also sign exclusivity agreements, meaning even if they’re part-time employees, they won’t be looking for other clients on bidding sites.
What Are the Computer Requirements at Contemporary VA?
The computer requirements are fairly standard at Contemporary VA. As long as you have an updated laptop or PC with updated virus and malware protection you are should be fine. PCs and Macs are both welcome, and they do allow some work to be done via iPhone or iPad.
What Types of Work Will You Be Doing as a Virtual Assistant for Contemporary VA?
The work will vary with what you want to offer and are good at doing. The virtual assistants at Contemporary VA offer skills in:
- Social Media Platforms
All Virtual Assistants are expected to:
- be responsive and dependable.
- be able to communicate verbally and in writing.
- have a desire to learn and grow their skill sets.
- be self-starters.
- be organized and able to work independently.
- have proficient computer knowledge.
Responsibilities will include:
- servicing client requests.
- servicing teammates requests with over flow.
- attending trainings and meetings.
- being responsible and proactive.
Does Contemporary VA Hire Virtual Assistants From Other Countries?
Contemporary VA hires all over the world. But eligible applicants must be fluent in English both written and verbal.
Are You an Independent Contractor or an Employee at Contemporary VA?
At Contemporary VA you are an independent contractor. If you stay with the company for over two years, you may be able to become an employee, if your state allows.
What Are the Hours and Pay at Contemporary VA?
The hours may be part-time or full-time (almost) and may be done on your schedule as long as the client’s agreed-upon requirements are met. The pay is $10.00 an hour. You must be available to commit to at least 4 hours a day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. It appears that pay every other week via check in the mail.
What is My Overall Impression of Contemporary VA?
It seems to have an overall good and sound reputation for what I was able to uncover.
What Do Others Think of Contemporary VA?
How Can an Interested Applicant Apply to Contemporary VA?
Go to this page and get started with the application. Be prepared to upload a resume. Should Contemporary VA be interested in you, you will be invited to an interview.
Good luck to all who apply.
Thinking About Running Your Own Virtual Assisting Business And Setting Your Own Rates?
30 Days or Less to Virtual Assistant Success is an inexpensive eCourse offering step-by-step advice on how to start your own VA business, what to charge clients, services you can offer, where to find clients, and access to a private Facebook group with other VAs that you can use for ongoing support. It might help you if you want to start your own VA business, which will be more lucrative in the long-run than working for a company. Many VA's run their own businesses and love the work they do, so it's definitely a great option to consider!
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