Busy and still have a thousand things you need to take care of? Seems like you need someone to take that load off your shoulders. Why don’t you simply hire a personal assistant for a day? I know it sounds a bit far-fetched, but trust me, it’s possible. Here’s how:
Go through work from home websites
Two places you can hire a personal assistant for a day are through Upwork or PeoplePerHour. Both are sites where you can post a job listing for potential assistants that can work either per hour, or per day. Pro Tip: You can see what everyone that applies charges and you can choose the option that works for you.
- Upwork is a global freelancing platform where businesses and independent professionals (or contractors) connect and collaborate remotely. Formerly Elance-oDesk, it was re-branded back in 2015 and is now widely considered as the world’s largest online workplace. Upwork allows clients to view, interview, hire, train, and work with online freelancers.
- Started in 2007, PeoplePerHour is based in London and Athens. Contracts start from as little as an hour, ramping all the way up to months or years, allowing you to scale the work you delegate through them. They operate within the now highly sought after “Talent Cloud”, which has a talent pool of thousands, if not tens of thousands of qualified candidates.
Both of these options do require you to place effort into researching, locating and dealing with the best candidates. You will need to interview, and negotiate rates. You will need to train and manage the contractor as well to ensure their workproduct meets your needs.
Magic is a personal assistant on demand that works via text. Magic is ideal for on demand services as well as personal related tasks like scheduling, calendar management, and travel planning among others. Magic provides a team of trained assistants that use proprietary software that enables them to always respond quickly no matter the time or day, remembers preferences and information and prevents tasks from being dropped or forgotten. Magic is available 24/7, year round- even on holidays.
Magic is ideal for both business and personal related tasks like scheduling, calendar management, travel arrangements or grocery delivery among others. Magic provides a team of trained assistants that work with proprietary software that prevents tasks from getting dropped, and remembers preferences with ease.
Magic bills at an hourly rate of $35 prorated to the minute for the time they actively spend working. Magic is available 24/7, 365 days a year. They can be your personal helper whenever you need one.