Still, not everyone is cut out for such a gig. "Agents that have the correct skills for working from home include people that are self-motivated, can work without physical interaction with people, and have exceptional online and computer skills -- all of which directly impact their enjoyment and performance on the job as a home-based call-center agent," Kelsall says.

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