Category Archives: Virtual Assistants


The Rise of Virtual Assistants: How VAs are Changing Today’s Business Landscape

June 15, 2015 | by Jade Daryanani
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Almost everything you do and every aspect of your life is affected by technology. From the car you drive to the smartphone you use to send out emails, modern inventions and advances heavily influence how you work. These days, even the traditional personal assistants are now working out of the office, changing into virtual assistants […]


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Official Philippine Holidays 2015

January 14, 2015 | by Pepper
Philippine Holidays 2015 Philippines Virtual Assistants Pepper

Today we’re officially beginning the first work week of 2015 and here at Pepper, we couldn’t be more excited! We look forward to starting the year strong and finishing it on a high note. But before we even get things rolling, we’d like to send a special shoutout to our clients for the amazing partnership […]


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Pepper Blog’s Best of 2014

December 30, 2014 | by Pepper
Best of Pepper Blog 2014 Philippines Virtual Assistants Pepper

Creating quality and relevant content is one of the things we try to accomplish in Pepper. We want to help our readers in the areas of digital marketing and smart outsourcing through the content we produce. With all the blogs we’ve put out this year, we’ve chosen the top 10 articles we suggest you read […]


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VA Chronicles: Do You Have What it Takes to be a Virtual Assistant?

November 28, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

Today we’re wrapping up our series on VA Chronicles and we’d like to send a special shoutout to our Pepper virtual assistants for sharing their time and experience with us! Over the past weeks, we’ve looked at the lessons our VAs learned from their clients and how they handled work-related challenges. Our pool of VAs […]


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VA Chronicles: Managing Mistakes and Handling Conflicts

October 30, 2014 | by Pepper
Managing Mistakes and Handling Conflicts Philippines Pepper Virtual Assistants

We all have committed work mishaps at some point in our career. It’s one of those things that makes us learn the most memorable lessons in the workplace. Mistakes and conflicts force us to eat huge portions of humble pie to rectify the mess we made. On a positive note, it makes us better team […]


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Yes, we’re still hiring!

October 27, 2014 | by Pepper
Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines Hiring

The year is almost over and unlike most companies that are holding out on recruitment, here at Pepper WE’RE STILL HIRING! That’s great news for smart individuals like you and a growing business like us. We’re excited to add more talented individuals to our dynamic team in Davao and we hope you’re one of them! […]


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VA Chronicles: An Inside Look at Virtual Assistance

October 1, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
Inside Look at Virtual Assistance Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

We all have read outsourcing articles, particularly about virtual assistance. Many have been written about what to delegate to a VA and what not to. Some have been about the qualities and skills you need to look for in a VA. This time we’ll look at virtual assistance from the point of view the VAs […]


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Getting Your Virtual Assistant to EA Level

August 19, 2014 | by Pepper

Working with a virtual assistant (VA) not only lightens your workload but also increases your efficiency. With more time in your hands, you can now focus on the things you want to do and accomplish what you need to do without feeling overworked or overwhelmed. After working with their VAs for some time, certain business […]


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How to Effectively Train Your Virtual Assistant

August 12, 2014 | by Pepper
Effectively Training Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

Training is the most important stage in your working relationship with your virtual assistant (VA). As an employer, it’s your responsibility to train your VA on the scope of her work and the nature of your business. The way she performs is also largely influenced by the way you equip her. Your VA has a […]


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Things You Should Never Delegate to a Virtual Assistant

July 23, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
Things To Never Delegate To Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

Delegating is the main thing you will do when you hire a virtual assistant (VA). It’s also the main reason why you hired one so you can pass on the tasks that derail you from doing what you need to do. As much as you can delegate practically anything to your VA, there are certain […]


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