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How a Business Law Firm Hired a Virtual Executive Assistant for $650/ 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?

Our client offers customized packages that meet businesses' developing legal needs. Their team of experienced attorneys helps companies navigate through operating agreements, employee and contractor relations, intellectual property, mergers, acquisitions, and more.  

Who was hired and what was their role? 

They were looking for a qualified Virtual Executive Assistant who can help with marketing and data collection. For this, Shepherd facilitated the hiring of Sol.

Now their Virtual Executive Assistant, Sol does the following tasks:

  • Helps control manager’s emails, calendar, and personal schedule
  • Note-taking during meetings and conference calls
  • Organizing electronic files following firm policies
  • Coordinating and scheduling meetings and conference calls

What is the salary of the individual they hired?

Sol now works full-time in the client time zone for $650 per month.

What was the candidate’s background before being hired?

Before hiring thru Shepherd, Sol has nine years of experience as a Virtual Assistant and has worked with a family lawyer for six years. She has done calendar management, handling court documents, taking phone calls, email management, handling payments, and addressing inquiries from clients. Sol is proficient with Slack, Gsuite, Clio, Shopify, MS Applications, and Gorgias. As she has been looking for an opportunity to go back to a law firm, Sol was an ideal candidate to hire for the job. 

Need to hire someone like this too?

When you need to hire an efficient Virtual Executive 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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