Stay-At-Home Moms Work as 'Virtual Assistants' With firms slow to hire, there's evidence that self-employment is on the rise and that some workers striking out on their own are doing pretty well financially. One new category of entrepreneurs: stay-at-home mothers working as virtual office assistants. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.
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Stay-At-Home Moms Work as 'Virtual Assistants'

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Stay-At-Home Moms Work as 'Virtual Assistants'

Stay-At-Home Moms Work as 'Virtual Assistants'

Stay-At-Home Moms Work as 'Virtual Assistants'

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With firms slow to hire, there's evidence that self-employment is on the rise and that some workers striking out on their own are doing pretty well financially. One new category of entrepreneurs: stay-at-home mothers working as virtual office assistants. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.