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How a B2B Contractor Hired a Virtual Assistant for $800/ month

Learn how our clients utilize Shepherd to hire top overseas talent.
Success Stories is a regular series all about the talent our clients hire via Shepherd and how much they cost. New here? Shepherd is a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents.

Editor’s note: Some customers prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their company name in this article. We’re their secret weapon. :-)

What does this client’s business do? 

They provide professional maintenance for wood docks or decks, making them look brand new. Our client also provides deck and fence cleaning, staining, power washing, house washing, and other related services.


Who was hired and what was their role?

They needed a new Virtual Assistant to help them manage day-to-day operations. Upon reviewing profiles of qualified candidates, Shepherd recommended hiring Kristian.

Kristian does the following as the new Virtual Assistant:

  • Schedules job orders and manage the work calendar
  • Optimizes driving routes for installations
  • Invoicing and uploading client information to a database
  • Tracks inventory, Quickbooks, and contract signatures


What is the salary of the individual they hired?

Kristian now works full-time in the client time zone for $800 per month.

What was the candidate’s background before being hired?

Before hiring thru Shepherd, Kristian has been a virtual assistant since 2020 and most recently worked as an Executive Assistant for a real estate client. He did lead generation using different tools such as MLS, Zillow, and other social media platforms, and he can generate hot leads daily. Kristian is also skilled in database management, inbound and outbound calls, and created social media advertisements using Canva and Photoshop. 


Need to hire someone like this too?

When you need to hire an efficient Virtual Assistant to support your business, reach out to us at Shepherd.

We're a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents. We help companies find talent in various roles like customer support, virtual assistants, operations, project managers, creatives, development, accounting, and more!

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