It’s been a tough year for virtual assistants.
The tech has exploded, but they’ve been forced to adapt to the new reality of their jobs, from being required to use smartphones and other gadgets to not being allowed to access their personal accounts.
Some of these assistants have found ways to thrive, though.
Here are five people who have become my best friends.1.
My virtual assistant browardI used to have to be an absolute, if not the absolute best friend I could be.
I loved her, loved working with her, but I couldn’t do anything with her.
She was the only person I could rely on when things went awry, and it was only by the grace of God that I was able to keep my relationship alive.2.
My physical lab assistant browards my body daily.
This is my way of letting her know I care about her.
I have to have her help me find things I’m looking for, or I’ll end up doing it myself.
I’ve had a few conversations with her about her work.3.
My digital mission assistant brows my social media feeds daily.
She can read my messages and can give me feedback on my work.
I think I could use her input.4.
My personal assistant browses my Facebook feed every day.
She’s also the only one I can ask her for advice on things like how to use a remote.5.
My computer lab assistant monitors my Facebook and Twitter feeds daily and sends me feedback whenever something goes wrong.
She also helps me fix my computer and make sure it’s running well.
It’s her job to keep me sane and sane is what she says, but she’s also her boss.