When you find a company that hires you as an employee, it is a great find since the company will withhold all of the taxes and may offer benefits like health insurance, retirement plans and other perks.
One disadvantage of working from home is that most companies hire you as an independent contractor. You are responsible for paying you taxes, Social Security, setting up a retirement plan, and health insurance. You really need to set aside a percentage of each paycheck so you have the money to pay your taxes in April.
Take a look at the Apple work at home position; you are hired as an employee.
Apple At-Home Advisor
We’re looking for people with technical savvy, including the ability to install, maintain, and troubleshoot your own hardware and software. You should be able to multitask across systems and applications, analyze and resolve a variety of complex technical issues, and comfortably navigate a Windows environment. You’ll need excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to effectively prioritize and manage your time. Because you’ll work independently from home, you’ll need the discipline and ability to work remotely from coworkers and management.
As an Apple At-Home Advisor, you’ll receive coveted perks that you can enjoy without ever leaving home. These include fantastic benefits, employee discounts, and the opportunity to grow with Apple. We’re always looking for ways to improve our employees’ quality of life, reward them, and make them feel valued. At Apple, you can feel great knowing you’re truly making a difference to our customers.
As an Apple At-Home Advisor, enjoy a hands-on relationship with the great technology you’ll be supporting. To make your job easier, we’ll provide you with an iMac to use while you’re working from home. Plus, we’ll hook you up with a great benefits package, competitive pay, and an employee discount on Apple products. Take care of our customers, and we’ll take care of you.
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Staples Work at Home Customer Service Rep
(Rep II Contact Center)
QUILL BATON ROUGE: 833871
We have work-at-home opportunities out of our new contact center. These positions involve receiving incoming calls and providing superior customer care and sales with the intent of providing customer satisfaction and retention, and meeting sales goals.
The preferred candidate will have previous call center experience, a solid work history, and the desire to become an integral part of the Staples Customer Service Team. A successful candidate will have the ability to continue to learn in whatever role they assume and take the initiative to get to the next level.
Candidates MUST have a secure, private area in their home or work location to take phone calls and service customers. The workstation MUST be free from all outside noise and distractions during the entire work schedule. The work location must be in the local calling area and have a reliable high-speed internet connection (no dial-up connections). We are not an outsourcer or a contractor. Employees work for Staples and have set full-time schedules (schedules to not vary from week to week).
Candidates must be available to attend onsite training at our contact center. The training will take approximately 4 to 6 months. After training is completed, work-at-home agents work from their home work stations and report to the contact center approximately once a months for meetings and training.
These positions start at $9.05 per hour and are eligible for our extensive benefits program on the first day of the month after 90-days of employment.
1.Excellent oral communication skills, above average or average written communication skills.
2.Customer service oriented aptitude and skills
3. Excellent Data entry/typing skills
4. Ability to quickly navigate the internet using multiple screens at one time.
5.Positive attendance record and work history
6.Must be able to pass a complete background check including a clean criminal history.
7.Work-at-home agents must also consent to periodic home workstation visits.
Job: Customer Service/Contact Centers
Location(s): US-LA-Baton Rouge
Job Level: Non-Manager
Shift: Day Job
Job Type: Entry Level
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Follow all cases that are owned in operations and call center in a timely manner.
Follow all internal policies and procedures for managing the workflow within the call center and operations to ensure consistency throughout the department.
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Meet required metrics for service delivery as assigned by management
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