The Process to Hire Executive Assistants is Broken. Here's Why We Started Persona to Fix It.
We started Persona over 3 years ago with the mission of helping startup founders, executives, and business owners live better lives. Almost every business owner would benefit from a great assistant, but the process of finding and hiring a great assistant is much harder than it seems. There are dozens of mistakes one can make in hiring an assistant, and choosing the wrong assistant can be an absolute disaster — costing a surprising amount of time and money. In this article, we tell you how to avoid these costly errors.
How to Create an Executive Administrative Assistant Job Description (With Free Template)
In this article, we share a template for creating an executive administrative assistant job description. Then, we discuss 3 key mistakes that companies make as they progress through the virtual assistant hiring process.
Online Assistants: How to Evaluate Your Options and Make the Right Hire
Over the last 4 years, we’ve spoken to many founders and executives who’ve had bad past experiences with online assistants. This article discusses 3 mistakes to avoid when hiring online assistants, and how to properly evaluate your options to make a great hire.
Virtual Executive Assistant Job Description: A Template to Attract Top Talent
In this article, we share a template for creating a virtual executive assistant job description. Then, we discuss 3 key mistakes that companies make as they progress through the virtual assistant hiring process.
How to Outsource Your Executive Assistant: 3 Main Options and the Pros and Cons of Each
Outsourcing executive assistants to third party services can save companies and executives a lot of time from managing the hiring process on their own. But there are a number of different service options on the market. This article discusses the pros and cons of each to help you decide which is best for you.
How to Write an Executive Assistant Job Description That Attracts Top Talent (With Free Sample Template)
Generic job descriptions fail to capture the interest and attention of the best executive assistant candidates. This article discusses how to write a description that stands out and attracts top talent.
How to Know If You Need a Virtual Assistant (And Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring)
Many people have bad experiences with virtual assistants. This article explains why, and shares the solution we've developed to offer executives world-class virtual assistants.
Virtual Executive Assistants: Why Founders Choose Persona
Most virtual executive assistant services don't share details of their hiring processes, so it's difficult to tell how thoroughly they vet their assistants. We do the opposite, sharing the details of our approach in this article.
How to Interview an Executive Assistant (And What It Takes to Find Top Talent)
An interview is a key step when hiring executive assistants but it's not sufficient on its own. This article discusses how to conduct interviews effectively, as well as deploy other tools necessary for finding great talent.