I'm your assistant, and I'm not here to help you

Plotkin, Hal
October 1997
Inc.;Oct97, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p27
Covers the growing trend of the virtual assistant as a solution to businesses in need of office help. The story of Stacy Brice and her seven employers; Her operating from her own home in Maryland and her employer in Newburyport, Massachusetts; The advantages of the virtual assistants over temporary or part-time workers; Brice starting Assist U, an on-line training program for virtual assistants; The skills needed for the job.


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