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Personal assistants cost $2.99 / hour. Ours plans range from 5 hours a week for a busy professional with very basic errands to 40 hours a week for someone that wants to fully automate their lives.

ARE THE PERSONAL ASSISTANTS FLUENT IN ENGLISH?

Our personal assistants are all vetted to be fluent in reading, writing and speaking English. Most of our personal assistants have bachelor degrees and many have masters degrees!

WHAT ARE TASKS I CAN USE A PERSONAL ASSISTANT FOR?

We have seen our assistants help our clients with a wide variety of tasks.

 

It can range from simple errands such as managing email, scheduling meetings / appointments, researching and booking travel destinations, to more complex tasks such as handling taxes with Quickbook, renting out Airbnbs, commenting on other social media accounts to gain followers, or even helping research new houses to buy in the area!

 

The sky is the limit and we are constantly learning how to best help our clients. We update our blog with new ways to hack your lives with personal assistants so be sure to check it out and contribute!

CAN MY PERSONAL ASSISTANT WORK ON HOLIDAYS, WEEKENDS, OR AFTER-HOURS?

Yes! Our personal assistants are located in India and the Philippines so thanks to the time difference, while you sleep they are working to get your tasks completed. If you prefer, you can also request that your assistant work during your waking hours as well. Additioanlly, our assistants are available to work also through holidays or weekends.

WHY WOULD A PERSONAL ASSISTANT WORK FOR <$3 / HOUR?

Cost of living in places like the Philippines is significantly less than the cost of living in the US. For reference, the minimum wage in the Philippines is around $1.16 / hour.

Working remotely has revolutionized careers around the world. Hiring our personal assistants not only allow you to be more productive, it allows our personal assistants to make a comfortable living in their country while in the comfort of working from their homes! This allows them to be very flexible with their schedules especially with life events such as births, taking care of family, etc.

 

Through the interviews of many of our assistants, we have found that although the price of consumer goods (think bread, milk etc.) is significantly less in the Philippines, the cost of gas and transportation is actually HIGHER than that of the US! This phenomenon has caused a lot of workers to shift from normal jobs to working at home, causing a large supply in remote workers. Accelerate helps connects these workers to clients in the states.

HOW DO I START?

Book an interview with a one of our assistants or have us match them for you!

HOW MUCH DOES A PERSONAL ASSISTANT COST?

Personal assistants cost $4.99 / hour. Our plans range from 10 hours a week for a busy professional with very basic errands to 40 hours a week for someone that wants to fully automate their lives.

ARE THE PERSONAL ASSISTANTS FLUENT IN ENGLISH?

Our personal assistants are all vetted to be fluent in reading, writing and speaking English. Most of our personal assistants have bachelor degrees and many have masters degrees!

WHAT ARE TASKS I CAN USE A PERSONAL ASSISTANT FOR?

We have seen our assistants help our clients with a wide variety of tasks.

 

It can range from simple errands such as managing email, scheduling meetings / appointments, researching and booking travel destinations, to more complex tasks such as handling taxes with Quickbook, renting out Airbnbs, commenting on other social media accounts to gain followers, or even helping research new houses to buy in the area!

 

The sky is the limit and we are constantly learning how to best help our clients. We update our blog with new ways to hack your lives with personal assistants so be sure to check it out and contribute!

CAN MY PERSONAL ASSISTANT WORK ON HOLIDAYS, WEEKENDS, OR AFTER-HOURS?

Yes! Our personal assistants are located in India and the Philippines so thanks to the time difference, while you sleep they are working to get your tasks completed. If you prefer, you can also request that your assistant work during your waking hours as well. Additionally, our assistants are available to work also through holidays or weekends.

WHY WOULD A PERSONAL ASSISTANT WORK FOR <$5 / HOUR?

Cost of living in places like the Philippines is significantly less than the cost of living in the US. For reference, the minimum wage in the Philippines is around $1.16 / hour.

Working remotely has revolutionized careers around the world. Hiring our personal assistants not only allows you to be more productive, it allows our personal assistants to make a comfortable living in their country while in the comfort of working from their homes! This allows them to be very flexible with their schedules especially with life events such as births, taking care of family, etc.

TELL ME MORE ABOUT THE ECONOMIC CRISIS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Through the interviews of many of our assistants and research, we have found that although the price of consumer goods (think bread, milk etc.) is significantly less in the Philippines when compared to the states, the cost of gas and transportation is actually HIGHER than that of the US! This phenomenon has caused a lot of workers to shift from normal jobs to working at home due to transportation costs, causing a large supply in remote workers. Accelerate helps these workers find work by connecting them to clients in the states.

HOW DO I START?

Book an interview with one of our assistants or have us match them for you!