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One start-up is putting a unique spin on matchmaking—by matching you with the perfect virtual assistant.
"I've always felt that my energy should be spent on the things that I could only effectively work on, and everything else should be delegated," founder Maren Donovan told CNBC.
This mentality led Donovan, who was in college at the time, to hire a virtual assistant based in the Philippines. The boost to her productivity garnered interest from friends and colleagues, so Donovan began to connect those around her with assistants abroad.
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However, "outsourcing to an individual overseas came with no guarantees of skill, ability, turnaround issues and possible communication setbacks," Donovan said. Her solution: Zirtual.
Zirtual is a U.S.-based virtual executive assistant service. Zirtual Assistants, or "ZAs," as the company refers to them, assist with administrative and organizational tasks, research, travel and reservations.