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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 Generalist Virtual Executive Assistant

A generalist virtual executive assistant (VEA) is a skilled professional who provides support across a wide range of tasks and responsibilities. These versatile assistants can handle various aspects of your professional life, helping you maintain productivity and achieve your goals. By addressing the challenges and complexities associated with managing multiple tasks, a generalist VEA can have a significant impact on your success and overall work-life balance.

What Are The Benefits Of Hiring A Virtual Executive Assistant Generalist

Hiring a virtual executive assistant generalist offers numerous benefits, including improved productivity, efficiency, and overall success. Their expertise, skills, and experience enable them to handle various tasks and responsibilities effectively. Here are some specific examples of tasks and responsibilities that a generalist VEA can manage:

1. Time Management and Prioritization

A generalist VEA can help you prioritize tasks and manage your time more effectively, ensuring that you focus on the most critical aspects of your work. By delegating less critical tasks to your VEA, you can concentrate on your core competencies and achieve better results.

2. Administrative Support

Generalist VEAs can handle various administrative tasks, such as managing your calendar, booking appointments, and organizing your inbox. This support frees up more time for you to focus on strategic initiatives and high-priority tasks.

3. Project Management

With their diverse skillset, generalist VEAs can assist with project management tasks, such as coordinating with team members, tracking progress, and ensuring deadlines are met. This support ensures that your projects run smoothly and efficiently.

4. Research and Data Analysis

Generalist VEAs can conduct research and analyze data to provide valuable insights and information for decision-making. This support enables you to make informed decisions based on accurate and up-to-date information.

5. Content Creation and Social Media Management

VEAs with a generalist background can assist with content creation, such as drafting blog posts, creating presentations, and managing your social media accounts. This support helps you maintain a consistent online presence and engage with your audience effectively.

How to Improve Efficiency with a Virtual Executive Assistant Generalist

A virtual executive assistant generalist can help you better manage your workload and improve efficiency through various tools, strategies, and techniques. Here are some steps to effectively leverage a VEA’s expertise:

Step 1: Identify Tasks to Delegate

Make a list of tasks that you can delegate to your VEA, focusing on those that are time-consuming or not central to your core competencies. This step will enable you to focus on high-priority tasks and improve your overall productivity.

Step 2: Establish Clear Communication

Ensure that you maintain open and clear communication with your VEA, providing them with all the necessary information and resources to complete tasks effectively. Regular check-ins and updates can help keep both parties aligned and on track.

Step 3: Set Expectations and Deadlines

Clearly outline your expectations and deadlines for each task you delegate to your VEA. This clarity will help ensure that tasks are completed promptly and to your satisfaction.

Step 4: Provide Feedback and Support

Regularly provide feedback and support to your VEA, helping them understand your preferences and requirements. This ongoing communication will enable them to adapt and improve their performance over time.

Frequently Asked Questions about Generalist Virtual Executive Assistants

Here are some common questions and concerns that may arise when considering hiring a generalist virtual executive assistant:

What tasks can a generalist virtual executive assistant handle?

A generalist virtual executive assistant can handle a wide range of tasks, including administrative support, project management, research, content creation, and social media management. Their diverse skillset enables them to provide comprehensive support across various aspects of your professional life.

How do I know if a generalist virtual executive assistant is right for me?

If you find yourself overwhelmed with various tasks and responsibilities, a generalist virtual executive assistant may be an ideal solution. They can help you manage your workload more effectively, improve efficiency, and achieve a better work-life balance.

How does Persona ensure the quality of their virtual executive assistants?

Persona uses a rigorous vetting process, hiring only 0.1% of applicants. We assess candidates based on writing ability, communication ability, problem-solving ability, and reliability. Our behavioral assessment software also helps predict who will be a good fit for the role, ensuring that you receive top-notch support from your VEA.

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
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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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