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She is AMAZING. I have nothing but positive feedback to share on her. In fact, I've been thinking about getting another one if you can find more like her.
Jason Shapiro
Founder at eighty2i
My assistant is great. She's hard-working, smart, diligent, and creative in problem-solving. We've also really enjoyed her personality and friendliness.
Taylor West
Chief of Staff at New Approach PAC
I'm a startup with unpredictable, mostly-urgent needs, and a limited budget. Through Persona I can hire talent that I know will be smart, trainable, diligent, and affordable in a matter of weeks without any of the normal hiring and employment hassle. The core team is also super responsive. Persona is a no-brainer.
Maddy Nguyen
Founder of TalentDrop
I'm not saying this because I was asked to give a testimonial... I'm saying this because it's true: The Persona process has provided tangible value for remarkably low effort and great value. We essentially plugged in a top tier team member with a phenomenal effort and output in a few days.
Gardner Loulan
Cofounder of REACH
My assistant has exceeded our expectations in every respect. We tell her what we need and she just figures it out and gets it done without any handholding. The value we are receiving is incredible.
Chris Olin
Head of Finance, NVE Experience Agency
Persona has been game-changing for us! We now hire all of our remote administrative roles through them because the quality of the talent is so much higher than when we try to recruit for these roles ourselves.
Julie Nguyen
CEO of Methodology
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What Is A Virtual Executive Assistant?

A virtual executive assistant is a professional who provides high-level administrative support to executives, entrepreneurs, and busy professionals. They help manage schedules, organize meetings, handle correspondence, and perform various other tasks to ensure smooth operations and increased efficiency. In today’s fast-paced business environment, having a reliable and skilled executive assistant is essential for success.

Many professionals try to juggle everything themselves or rely on traditional office assistants, but these methods often fall short. A virtual executive assistant (EA) can provide a more efficient and effective solution, helping you improve your output while becoming more productive, successful, and fulfilled.

What Are The Benefits Of Hiring A Virtual Executive Assistant?

Hiring a virtual executive assistant from Persona offers numerous benefits that can lead to improved productivity, efficiency, and overall success for you and your business. These professionals possess the expertise, skills, and experience needed to handle a wide range of tasks and responsibilities.

1. Time Management

A virtual executive assistant can help you manage your time more effectively by taking care of administrative tasks, scheduling appointments, and organizing your calendar. This frees up your time to focus on more critical aspects of your business.

2. Enhanced Communication

Virtual EAs can help improve communication within your organization by managing emails, handling phone calls, and coordinating meetings. They ensure that important information is relayed promptly and accurately, keeping everyone on the same page.

3. Cost-Effectiveness

By hiring a virtual executive assistant, you can save on expenses associated with hiring a full-time employee, such as office space, equipment, and benefits. You only pay for the services you need, making it a cost-effective solution.

4. Flexibility

Virtual EAs offer flexibility in terms of working hours and availability, allowing you to have assistance when you need it most. This can be especially beneficial for professionals who work irregular hours or travel frequently.

5. Expertise

Persona’s virtual executive assistants are highly skilled and experienced, ensuring that you receive top-notch support and assistance. They are carefully vetted and selected based on their writing, communication, problem-solving abilities, and reliability.

How to Maximize Productivity with a Virtual Executive Assistant

A virtual executive assistant can help you better manage your workload and improve productivity by employing various tools, strategies, and techniques. Here are some steps to maximize your productivity with a virtual EA:

Step 1: Delegate Tasks Effectively

Identify the tasks that can be delegated to your virtual EA, such as email management, scheduling, and administrative tasks. This will free up your time to focus on more critical aspects of your business.

Step 2: Set Clear Expectations

Communicate your expectations and goals with your virtual EA to ensure they understand their role and responsibilities. This will help them work more efficiently and effectively.

Step 3: Establish Regular Communication

Set up regular check-ins and meetings with your virtual EA to discuss progress, address any concerns, and provide feedback. This will help maintain a strong working relationship and ensure that tasks are completed to your satisfaction.

Step 4: Utilize Technology

Take advantage of technology and tools that can help streamline communication and collaboration with your virtual EA, such as project management software, video conferencing, and file-sharing platforms.

Step 5: Monitor Progress and Provide Feedback

Regularly review the work of your virtual EA and provide constructive feedback to help them improve and grow in their role. This will also help you assess their performance and make any necessary adjustments.

Frequently Asked Questions about Executive Assistant Virtual Assistants

Here are some common questions and concerns about hiring a virtual executive assistant for your business:

What tasks can a virtual executive assistant handle?

Virtual executive assistants can handle a wide range of tasks, including email management, scheduling, travel arrangements, research, data entry, and more. They can also assist with more specialized tasks, depending on their skills and experience.

How do I communicate with my virtual executive assistant?

Communication with your virtual EA can be done through various channels, such as email, phone calls, video conferencing, and messaging apps. Establishing regular check-ins and meetings can help maintain clear communication and a strong working relationship.

How do I ensure my virtual executive assistant is reliable and trustworthy?

Persona’s rigorous vetting process ensures that every virtual executive assistant is reliable, professional, and trustworthy. Only 0.1% of applicants are hired, ensuring that you’re working with the best of the best.

Qualities we look for in generalists talent

World class problem-solving ability
Strong organizational and project management abilities
Reliability and attention to detail
Superb communication skills and writing ability
Professionalism and good judgement
Great collaboration skills
What is the pricing?

Priced to your needs

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Persona is a flexible talent solution

In our experience, the best assistant/client relationships are the result of close, consistent work. We find that having a full-time, dedicated assistant results in the highest satisfaction rate for our clients. Therefore, we only offer full-time, fully dedicated assistants.

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