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  • Queenie Verhoeven

Online Job: What It Really Is

Online Job

Imagine this: I'm hanging out with an awesome group of ladies and one of them asks me what I do for a living. Their reactions? Absolutely priceless!

With a beaming smile, I proudly reveal that I am an Online Business Manager (it all started with being a Proactive Virtual Assistant). My role involves assisting entrepreneurs and private practitioners in establishing and flourishing their businesses or private practices.

Now, here's the funny part - the person who asked me about my job seemed to believe that working online means lounging around in pajamas all day, sipping coffee, and getting paid just for typing away on my computer. Can you believe it? Perhaps she was just trying to pull my least I hope so! 😄

But let's get real here: working online is not as effortless as some may perceive.

Today, allow me to break it down for you and provide you with insights into the world of online jobs.

Shall we dive right in?

First things first: what exactly is an online job?

Well, if we break it down, a job requires effort and responsibility. It's not just about sitting back and looking pretty (although hey, who doesn't love looking pretty 😉).

Now let's add "online" into the mix. "Online" means using the internet or other computer networks to get things done.

Put those definitions together, and voila! An online job simply refers to work that gets done over the internet. Pretty self-explanatory, right?

You might hear it called telecommuting or virtual work or even remote work from home - but they all mean the same thing. It's working outside of a regular office setting from wherever you please (yes, even inside a restroom...if that floats your boat!).

Remote Work

Personally, I've worked online in all sorts of places - on planes, trains, hotels; heck, I've even whipped out my laptop inside a tent while camping!

So let's get one thing straight: online jobs are real jobs.

They require hard work and dedication, not just mindlessly scrolling through Facebook or Instagramming like a troll (although I've heard trolls can get paid now...who knew?!).

But trust me, if you love what you do, it's a whole lot of fun too!

Now brace yourself for the moment of truth: are online jobs your cup of tea?

But hold your horses! Before you jump to any conclusions, let's dig into the nitty-gritty of working online. Get ready for "The Sad and Happy Truths About Online Jobs." Oh yeah, we're about to spill some serious tea! Just click on those links below and prepare to have your eyes opened wide.

So go ahead and give them a read. Once you're done, you can finally decide if online jobs are your ticket to success. Time to put on that thinking cap, my friend!

And hey, if you're an entrepreneur, a small business owner or private practice owner looking to grow your business without drowning in technical and non-technical overwhelm, reach out to me. I'm your Online Business Manager with a team of Proactive Virtual Assistants who are nothing short of extraordinary! Contact me here.

Oh, and if becoming a Virtual Assistant is more up your alley, I've got loads of good stuff for you too! Check out the Online Job Academy here.

Shoot me an email at - let's chat!

P.S. No trolls were harmed in the making of this post...

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