The best personal assistants can handle menial tasks, such as chewing your food, as well as complex tasks, such as using your identity to start and manage several Arby's franchises. Delegate to your doppelgänger with today's Groupon: for $30, you get $80 worth of personal-assistant services from ServicesRUs. This deal is valid in homes throughout New York City.
Working around each client’s calendar, ServicesRUs helps simplify stressful schedules by taking on onerous and time-consuming tasks. Their staff of domestic Donna Reeds can pick up or drop off dry cleaning (a $15–$40 flat rate), organize paperwork (a $40–$50 flat rate), or give apartments a general cleaning ($150 for one bedroom). Conserve precious time and plastic bags by delegating dog walks to a ServicesRUs dog walker, or contract an energetic concierge to stand in line for you ($30/hour) at the post office to give passing mailmen high-fives.
Its staff of courteous courtiers can also perform personal-shopping assistance ($15–$30/hour) or lend an artful eye to creative projects, including graphic design ($70/hour), and event planning ($70/hour). Capable of tackling every element of the urban experience, ServicesRUs also designates backup employees for each customer's service appointment in the event of an emergency. Its strong-armed assistants also offer maintenance and janitorial services, including furniture pickup (a $35–$200 flat rate), electrical work, and carpentry tips for outfitting your subway stop with a nice new skylight.
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