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Graduate of the Virtual Assistant Training Program

Virtual Assistant Code of Ethics and Conduct

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About The Virtual Alternative

Liz Saunders is owner and founder of The Virtual Alternative and brings to the job years of extensive experience, as well as technical training.

Professional Highlights of the General Manager and Privacy Officer, Liz Saunders

  • In business since 1986, with a new twist for the 21st Century
  • Over 20 years office experience in various industries:
    • legal
    • office management
    • real estate
    • construction
    • insurance
    • facilities management
  • Strong knowledge in various computer programs including experience with Microsoft Office, WordPerfect Suite, internet, email, database
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communications skills
  • Skilled in e-business tools including using the Internet for research, virtual e-memberships
  • Proven ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality and sound judgment
  • Thrive on problem solving
  • Committed to life-long learning and professionalism, with a desire to help your business grow
  • Numerous Professional Affilliations - [click here]

Profile of J. Liz Saunders:

With over 20 years of experience, J. Liz Saunders delivers exceptional office and sales support to a wide range of businesses. More importantly, she does so with creativity. Her ‘can do’, ‘can solve’, ‘can source’ attitude results in the most efficient and effective completion of her clients’ requirements every time.

Upon first meeting Liz’, her most notable quality is her energy. When preparing for and running the Toronto Marathon in 2004, Liz channelled this energy with discipline and determination. She uses those same qualities when organizing her many clients and delivering high quality support services in a timely manner.

As a virtual assistant, Liz cold calls and generates leads for sales people; researches locations for meetings; schedules appointments and provides client support; offers transcription services, manages broadcast emails, arranges printing, handles basic bookkeeping; writes correspondence, proposals, quotes and invoices for clients; and acts as a call centre taking seminar registrations.

Liz is a certified Virtual Assistant with extensive experience in Microsoft Office. She has a BA from the University of Toronto and studied Fundraising Management at Ryerson University. She has experience in legal services, construction, insurance, real estate and facilities management. Liz builds her business based on trust, quality and a commitment to exceptional results.

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Download Liz's Virtual Assistant Certificate (PDF, 94KB)

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Our Clients Say:

"Liz is that rare person who goes the extra mile for you. Not only is she efficient, accurate, and great on those little details, but she also will come through for you when you need that "document desperately" or whatever urgent matter arises. I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants their business to flow more efficiently."

Louisa Nedkov,
Solo Sessions

Mark Bowden
International Communication Trainer, President