Why I Love Being A Virtual Assistant: Fiona of Support4Success

We’ve been looking for VAs to tell us why they started and what they love about being a virtual assistant.  Fiona Macpherson of Support 4 Success tells us why she loves being a VA…

Hi – my name is Fiona Macpherson and I established Support 4 Success in 2009.  In the past I have worked in both corporate and SME environments and found I enjoyed the variety that working for smaller businesses offer.  Having worked in recruitment for 13 years I understand how important a flexible workforce can be to a smaller company and identified a need for a more consistent but flexible service that agency workers cannot offer.

I have a wide range of clients and support them in many different ways and this allows me the opportunity to learn new skills in the process.  Although I work remotely I have made the decision to work predominantly with local companies as I like to meet them on a regular basis to discuss their ongoing business needs and ensure that I’m meeting their expectations.

Being self-employed can be a little bit daunting but the benefits far outweigh the negatives and I’ve built a great support network of business owners and clients along the way.

Tell us why you love being a virtual assistant.

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2 Comments

  1. […] We are excited to announce that the Society of VA’s has featured Support 4 Success in their latest blog. To find out why I love being a VA click here. […]

  2. Jo Boswell on 5 May, 2011 at 9:32 am

    I wrote a blog post last week about why I love working from home! (and being a VA!)
    http://www.seekingserenity.co.uk/2011/05/02/why-i-love-working-from-home/

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