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New Apple software links Macs and iPhones
Apple came up with a common network protocol, so not only can an iPhone be used to open smart locks, but virtual assistant Siri can dim lights and lower thermostat settings when told "Get ready for bed." Apple also beefed up graphics and speed …
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With Spotlight, Apple aims to push Google toward the shadows
Steve Jobs, Apple's late co-founder, famously said he would wage a "holy war" against Google over Android's offerings. And Google … Even more extreme, Apple set out to replace Google Maps on its devices with its own home-grown product, only to hear …
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Latest Virtual Assistant Jobs From Home News

Virtual, Inc. Adds Professional Staff to Assist with Its Growing Business
… where he will provide senior financial leadership in business analysis activities for both Virtual and for its clients. Most recently he worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was Assistant Director for Finance and Sponsor …
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Improved technology helps enhance opportunities for teachers, students
Superintendent of school effectiveness, Tom Jordan, introduced a team from the information and communications technology (ICT) department including James Proulx, ICT manager, Peter Spears, ICT assistant manager, David Kozera, supervisor of ICT systems …
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Tim Yonke: Devotion of mothers never limited to single day
photo_1.JPG. Ellie Sage, 2, of Wheaton, sits in front of the Chicago Cubs logo or "Papa's blue bear," as she calls it, at her grandparents' house in Mokena. Buy this photo. Posted: Saturday, May 10, 2014 9:00 am …. kAmxE =@@<D =:<6 E96 3C2:?H2D9:?8 …
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The Wealthy's Premium Medical Care Is Now Available on Your Phone

The Wealthy's Premium Medical Care Is Now Available on Your Phone
The company uploads patients' medical histories into its Virtual Clinic, a cloud-based portal that makes a patient's written or electronic records, images, and lab tests accessible from anywhere. Patients can choose to share their data with friends …
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The six rules of savvy outsourcers
When sourcing her own virtual assistant, she sends candidates a set of instructions in an email. The ones that … She would work on it while I slept, and the next day I would wake up with a finished draft, saving me 12 hours, and massively boosting my …
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Fueling the Engines for Mars — and Beyond
To inspire future astronauts, engineers, and innovators to study and work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) teamed up with NASA to …
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: The funny side of strategic sourcing; NSTIC
The Small Business Jobs Act requires agencies to perform an analysis on any negative impacts the consolidation would have on small firms, and possible ways to mitigate them. … "Protester KPaul filed a protest with GAO and is now asking federal …
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Yourcarelist.com Now Has a Caregiver Care List to Help Home Care Workers …

Yourcarelist.com Now Has a Caregiver Care List to Help Home Care Workers
Profiles should contain training completed, professional licenses, school attended, years of experience, days and hours available, scope of work, background checks, available references, pay requesting, contact information, photo…etc …
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ArcherPoint Continues Strong Growth with the Addition of 13 New Team
He has also worked on NAV 2013 upgrades and designed a custom configuration tool that streamlined manufacturing operations for one of the nation's largest home builders. Alan will provide ArcherPoint clients with the knowledge to help them manage their …
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Windows Phone 8.1: Top 3 Business Features

Windows Phone 8.1: Top 3 Business Features
Like Siri and Google Now, Microsoft's virtual personal assistant would enable business users to be more productive with context-sensitive voice commands. The app reportedly would be powered by Microsoft's Bing search engine to deliver on-demand search …
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Apply now for MSHF scholarships
The new vocational scholarships are designed to assist students with the cost of training in, or certifications for, jobs in a health and/or social/human services field. Examples of training that may be considered for the new vocational scholarships …
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The art of self(ie) promotion on the internet
According to the Office for National Statistics, some 6.7 million adults have never used the internet. And there are millions more like me, who have this deep-down, panicky feeling that they are not getting the most out of it. Especially when it comes …
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Work At Home Jobs Like That Of A Virtual Assistant

One great niche of work at home jobs is that of a virtual assistant. It is not an easy job except that you are to perform all the duties from home. It is a demanding job that seeks in you great capabilities on computer and phone. And you are on complete disposal of the employer for the fixed period of time. You have to manage information and data that is quantitatively not very huge, you have to attend phone calls and have to respond in the prescribed manner with the given information. You have to analyze the situation sometimes as well. The multiplicity and varied nature of the tasks to be performed make it a challenging job but the challenge does lead to rewards.

What You Need to Start as a Virtual Assistant

First and foremost you need to be very organized with respect to your time as you have to deliver your duties and tasks in the scheduled or assigned time for each particular job.

The next requirement is that of your skills related to the computers and phones (and in some cases the fax machine). You need to have a computer with all the hardware and software that may amply support all the typing, word processing and record keeping jobs and a high speed internet service. You need to have a telephone that can support all the fast modern features for communication like video chatting and messaging. In some cases the employer may seek a fax machine with you or it may be sufficient for you to have a fax service with your internet.

Among the qualities and skills sought in you is your ability to handle the telephone calls properly and in the prescribed manner.

The next is your intelligence to understand the instructions given to you on phone or through fax. You must be able to run the required instruments by yourself. You must have all the word processing job skills. You need to know operating on internet, which includes receiving mails and replying them in time. You must know attaching the data or documents to your mail and in some cases uploading the updates on the internet.

These are the machinery and the skills required in you for the job of a virtual assistant. The requirements given here are the most common requirements. The actual requirements may vary from employer to employer.

The Actual Job

You may have to coordinate with the people on behalf of your employer. You may have to accomplish the paper job like keeping and updating records with the inputs received from the employer or other people you come in network of with the job. Lots of typing work may alternate with lots of handling people online and on phone. Like a personal assistant virtual assistant has to manage the organizing of events by making certain arrangements related to that. He or she has to schedule the appointments and to keep reminding about them.

Where to Look for this Job?

If you have an effective CV to suit the requirements for the job, you may look for the job. You may contact to the people online who are already in such jobs. You may send your CV to the companies you know employ virtual assistants. They would call you as and when there is an opening. Online search with the keyword virtual assistant is the next way to follow. Once you get the job,work at hom efficiently for fast progress.

Work at home jobs are challenging when it comes to the role of a virtual assistant. But the demanding job is paying as well. If you are a well-organized you should try for this lucrative job.

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The Churn: Milbank, Shearman Land Securities Litigators, Plus More Lateral …

The Churn: Milbank, Shearman Land Securities Litigators, Plus More Lateral
Boies, Schiller & Flexner has added KAREN DUNN as a partner in Washington, D.C. Dunn has spent her career in various branches of the government, working as an associate White House counsel in the Obama administration, an assistant U.S. attorney in the …
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Science 'superheroes' seek to spark youth interest
Another student researched NASA databases to find real habitable planets that his superhero could potentially hail from, similar to Krypton, Superman's home planet. … and many of whom are reading and writing well below their grade levels — to find …
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NBA Power Rankings: Who's Hot and Who's Not at All-Star Break
The loss marked the Lakers' seventh straight at home—a franchise record, according to The Associated Press, via ESPN.com—and dropped the Purple and Gold, at 18-35, into a tie for dead last in the Western Conference. You could say, then, that the …
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District 301 discusses remote education plan

District 301 discusses remote education plan
It's one of the reasons why the district opposed a proposal last year by Virtual Learning Solutions for an online charter school partnership with 17 other Fox Valley districts, according to Superintendent Todd Stirn. “We voted down the online charter …
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6 Legit Ways to Make Money From Home That You've Never Heard Of
2. Complete jobs on Zaarly.com. Zaarly is a website that connects those offering random services (like walking a dog, being a personal assistant for a day, giving guitar lessons, etc.) … The site is basically a virtual online classroom for freelance …
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NSA, Israel, GVEs, Hasbara, and Gun Massacres in the USA and Beyond
“The absence of the FBI, state, and local police investigators in the field created a void the ADL rushed to fill, with remarkable success, by increasing its in-house 'fact-finding' assets and capabilities and developing enhanced working relationships …
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Florida provides GPS to protect those fighting wildfires

Florida provides GPS to protect those fighting wildfires
Crews work a controlled burn in Geneva, Fla. on Wednesday December… (Joshua C. Cruey, Orlando…) January 1 … It will give crews, especially those on bulldozers who plow fire lines, a virtual way to see through the "fog and friction" of wildfires …
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The American Real Estate Investors Academy Now Offers Virtual Staffing Services
Virtual assistants come pre-trained in a variety of skills. They can handle any administrative function general secretarial work, to book keeping, and internet marketing functions. Virtual assistants, or VA's as they are called, tend to be stay at home …
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Weather's wrath tops 2013
In the aftermath, insurance companies deployed disaster-response teams of adjusters to estimate property damage and handle claims from policyholders. Approximately 35,000 vehicles were damaged, sending body shops into overdrive and those needing …
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Nadal prefers continuity to celebrity
The same things don't work for everybody. I am a person that 95, 99 per cent of the time feels that if something is going wrong is because of me — not because of others. “Today I am working with Toni, and with Francis (Roig, assistant coach) and for …
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How to pick a smartphone for your sweetie

How to pick a smartphone for your sweetie
All of these features work only with selected apps, though. Looking for … With Motorola's Moto X, you can activate the Google Now virtual assistant entirely by voice command. … The Nexus lets you activate Google Now by voice, but only from the home …
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Technology transforming education across Kansas schools
"At home they have technology, so why do we expect technology to take a back seat in the classroom?" Some of the learning applications use games and puzzles to teach lessons. Since she started teaching vocabulary with the iPad, one student received his …
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