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Virtual Assistant Professionals, CS Launches VAP-YourWay to increase the Number of Military Spouses who run their own Virtual Assistant Business

Colorado Springs, Co (November 14, 2017) – New program provides training and support for military spouses to become virtual assistant professionals, and take their solopreneur business with them from move from base to base.

“As a part of a military family, I remember how hard it was to start over every time we moved to a new base,” said Robin Stephenson, CEO and Master Instructor. “Dad had a community waiting for him when he arrived, but mom and I had to start all over making friends and finding our way in a new job or school.”

Virtual Assistant Professionals, CS provides support resources and services designed specifically for military spouses who want a successful business they can take with them when they are transferred from base to base. For those who need training, local classes in Colorado Springs begin in January and run seven consecutive Tuesday’s from 6:00pm -7:30pm. The 7-module course is designed to articulate what a Virtual Assistant is and isn’t, match student’s skills to the services they want to provide, walk student through the introductory steps of opening their business, as well as how to find clients. Classes are held at V-SuitesCS, 2480 Waynoka Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80915.

With the advent of the higher minimum wage laws, small businesses are not hiring as many administrative personnel as they have in the past. Often times you will walk into a business and “sign-in” rather than be greeted by a receptionist who would likely be doing administrative projects as well. Small businesses, CEO’s, start-up’s and other business owners find it more economical to pay for project based work rather than hire a full-time office worker. This makes for a ready-made target audience for new virtual assistant.

About Virtual Assistant Professionals, CS: VAPCS is locally owned and operated by Robin Stephenson M.Ed. Services are provided to individuals and to businesses located throughout the US. To learn more visit www.vap-yourway.com.

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