The Filipino virtual assistant (or VA) industry is booming, with more international and local companies choosing the Philippines as their primary location for business outsourcing. Businesses across the globe are turning to the Philippines because of its people, culture and the fact that it is not dependent on the US for any of its resources. As a result, the Filipino people have the opportunity to build their businesses and live their own lives free from the shackles of long working hours and other physical constraints of permanent employment. Because of these very reasons, the future of remote work for virtual assistant services in the Philippines looks exceptionally bright indeed.

In the Philippines, remote workers offering the best virtual assistant services can enjoy many benefits. The first of these is freedom. Because most of these employees work independently, they are afforded greater personal freedom than their counterparts in most traditional corporate environments. They have the option to choose their own schedule and can choose to work in their own home time. This way, they can prioritize their personal lives and devote the necessary time to their family and job. In addition, they can choose the type of job that fits their lifestyle better-for instance; some Filipino virtual assistants are responsible only for data entry. In contrast, others might be more content working in a more client-based role.

A second advantage of the Filipino workforce is the high quality of life. The Filipino people lead a healthy lifestyle, enjoy good health, strong families and are very active individuals who partake in various community and social activities. The people are truly satisfied with their professional and personal lives, and they find little time for themselves.

Because of these positive factors, Filipino virtual assistants can be sure that they will be able to enjoy a good quality of work-life balance as well as complete wellness and physical fitness. Since the Filipino workforce already enjoys a healthy lifestyle, they can quickly adapt to the workplace environment and develop the interpersonal skills and work ethic required for success.

To learn more about the future of remote work with virtual assistants, check out the infographic below from OVA VIRTUAL: