Topic 5 | Introducing Yourself to the Team and Agreeing to a Way of Thinking

Essential and Recommended Tools to Get You Started

Aside from the tools listed in the previous courses, specific tools might be required of you, depending on your job. Here are some of the tools you can check out:


Admin (Virtual Assistants)

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Mailchimp
  • Calendly
  • Canva


Marketing & Sales

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Buffer
  • Hootsuite
  • Mailchimp
  • ZeroBounce
  • MOZ
  • SemRush
  • Calendly
  • Canva


Graphics and Multimedia

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Final Cut Pro


Web Development, Software Development, & Programming

  • Chrome DevTools
  • Angular.JS
  • Sublime Text
  • Sass
  • Grunt
  • CodePen
  • TypeScript
  • GitHub
  • NPM
  • JQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Sketch


Finance & Management

  • QuickBooks
  • Xero

You might not need all of these. But just in case, these are the most common ones that you can use to finish your tasks quite well.


Module Summary

Well done! You have completed this module.

You have learned to:

  • understand the rationale of your role
  • be familiar with your client’s business
  • get to know your role and responsibilities deeper
  • work well with your remote client and team
  • recognize additional tools you may use in your remote job

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