Similarly to a call center agent or any support rep, a live chat agent provides constant support to customers or prospects, but solely over live chat. You'll often be helping customers with questions they have while online shopping on your company's website. This is position is perfect for you if your remote environment is often loud or distracting or if you feel uncomfortable speaking on the spot, as you won't be making calls.

A virtual assistant job is a very specialized form of customer service. Though it may sound obviously, a virtual assistant works remotely (or virtually)  to assist clients in a variety of tasks. What is not as obvious is what those tasks are and how the job is structured. A virtual assistant may perform research, manage email and calendars, book travel, etc. She may do this as part of a home business or may work for a company that provides virtual assistant services. However one thing to keep in mind when looking for virtual assistant work is that sometimes companies advertise what is essentially a call center job as “virtual assistant” jobs.


Customer service jobs are amongst the most common of those that can be done remotely. Some of the companies that often hire for these positions include Apple, Capital One, UnitedHealth Group, Conduent & CB Healthcare. Customer service reps interact with customers on behalf of an organization, whether the interaction is in the form of technical support or placing orders. Support is usually given over the phone, but can also be performed via email, forums or online chat.
FlexJobs recently posted its list of “100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs in 2017.” This list contains companies with the most work-from-home jobs—also known as remote, virtual, or telecommuting jobs—over the last year. All 10 of the companies listed below were included on this list. These 10 employers also regularly hire for remote customer service jobs.
Chat agent jobs are good for those that want to work at home but need a non-phone job because of noise and distractions in their homes. These customer service professionals may do tech support, answer billing questions or sell products via email, text or chat. However, chat jobs can also be combined with call center jobs or offered by the same places that advertise for call center work. So if you are looking for a remote, online chat job, it’s a good idea to browse call center employers as well.
Just because you're not face-to-face with customers doesn't mean you can slack off on your tone and presence. This may be easier for a call center agent or support rep who gets to speak with customers on the phone. However, when your only means of communication is email or live chat, all you have to represent yourself and your reputation is your written words. So, make sure you're always getting your point across clearly and leaving no room for misinterpretation.

I need someone that has time to find schools that are looking for a dynamic motivational speaker to engage and empower their students or faculty. This person should be self motivated, should believe in the mission "To help students/educators understand they were born on purpose, with purpose, and for a purpose!", should have a great personality that transfers over the phone, should be able to think outside of the box and create leads of their own, and should have a heart to see others reach the best version of themselves possible. As for me, I am a former teacher and police officer. I've seen the worst of society in many ways and I'm determined to step in and own my part of the solution. I believe that "love" truly is the greatest component to change, and I am constantly working to better my delivery, approach and abilities so that it shines through in all that I do and to those I engage. less more
Looking for a virtual receptionist with a professional and caring speaking voice to answer phones, screen clients, and schedule appointments for a psychology private practice that helps individuals, couples, and families with various issues. Assistant will be responsible for scheduling for 2 -3 psychologists with a call volume ranging from 5 - 20 calls per week. It would be helpful to have an understanding of HIPAA and confidentiality. Must be able to answer and return forwarded calls between 9am and 6pm Monday through Friday. Assistant is responsible for pleasantly answering the phone, answering questions about the practice, engaging the potential client with kindness, completing a brief client intake form, and scheduling that first appointment. Assistant will have access to a virtual calendar and will be required to text, email, or call should there be an urgent message from clients who need a response during hours of operation. Must be non-judgmental, compassionate, and timely. Work would begin asap after training on client intake process, confidentiality, and virtual calendar sharing. Assistant can expect to work approximately 5 hours or less per week. Completed call log/time sheet will be used to track workflow. Nice part-time job for a person who has the flexibility to manage a few phone calls and scheduling around their other tasks. This is the primary need and responsibility however, additional hours are available for business development support and initiative. less more
(Note: We are hiring from the entire state, not just one city or region.)Your future is calling….Answer Now.We’re Convergys, a leader in customer management.  We make our clients’ (Fortune 500 companies) interactions with their customers smarter, more effective, and more profitable.  We’d like to have the exact same effect on your career.Exactly what do we do?  We provide excellent customer service on behalf of our clients.  Instead of working in a traditional call center environment, our Convergys Anywhere program hires sales & service agents who work from home.  For example, when you call the customer service department for your cell phone or cable provider, you just might be talking to a Convergys home based customer service & sales agent – answering that call on behalf of one of our clients.  These calls might involve billing questions, changes or cancellation of services, inquiries on the status of an order, troubleshooting services etc.  Why Convergys Anywhere?We offer paid training and employee benefits too!  You can save a lot of money and time, and often times have less stress, when you work from home.  There is no gas to purchase, windshields to scrape in the winter and bad weather to drive through, clothes to purchase or dry clean, and no lunches, coffee or snacks to purchase daily.Where Are We Hiring? We are currently hiring in 35 states (see full list of locations on our website).This particular job requisition is only for (New York) residents.  If you are not physically residing in New York, please do not apply to this requisition.  Please visit our website and apply to the appropriate state requisition. We have three types of work at home positions that we hire for regularly:  Sales & Service, Customer service and Technical Support Representatives.  Every position we have is centered around providing excellent Customer Service and some positions are more sales or technically focused.  Your answers to the questions during the application process, your qualifications and your experience will all be reviewed as part of the evaluation process to determine which one is the best fit for you.Minimum Requirements/Additional Info:High School Diploma or GED and at least one year of customer service experience (One year of sales experience required if you want to be considered for a Sales position). We need you to have your own PC (less than six years old) and high speed Internet service, both of which will be tested as part of the application process.  You can work from a laptop, but will need to be hard-wired while working. Your monitor will need to be 17” – minimum (capable of 1024 x 768).  A flat panel display is highly recommended, televisions cannot be used as monitors. (External monitors are permitted for laptops with less than 17” screen) A quiet, distraction-free, location in your home to work. A telephone (landline or cell) is required for part of your training and team calls.  This phone is not used receive your incoming work calls; your Internet connection is used for that. An approved headset and flash drive will be required before you start working with us.  They are not required as part of the application process, so please do not purchase them before we extend a job offer to you. A strong candidate will be computer/Internet savvy, comfortable operating in several applications simultaneously. We need you to be a “people person” who enjoys talking and assisting others.  Think about how much you enjoy receiving excellent customer service yourself?  Well, we need you to take pride in providing that same great service to others.We require 7 days/week availability, as customer service is something that is provided by most companies every day of the week. Schedules vary and will be discussed during the interview. Great benefit options include: medical, dental & vision benefits, and 401K.  We also offer attendance based wage increases, performance bonuses, and some programs include sales incentives.     Career Framework Role  Has program required basic skill set to perform routine tasks within simple processes but lacking program/product specific knowledge.  Works with close supervision and clearly defined procedures.  Starting to demonstrate familiarity with client terminology, operating standards and procedures.  Starter without sustained metric performance levels.        Disclaimer   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel working within this job title. Convergys is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.
(Note: We are hiring from the entire state, not just one city or region.)Your future is calling….Answer Now.We’re Convergys, a leader in customer management.  We make our clients’ (Fortune 500 companies) interactions with their customers smarter, more effective, and more profitable.  We’d like to have the exact same effect on your career.Exactly what do we do?  We provide excellent customer service on behalf of our clients.  Instead of working in a traditional call center environment, our Convergys Anywhere program hires sales & service agents who work from home.  For example, when you call the customer service department for your cell phone or cable provider, you just might be talking to a Convergys home based customer service & sales agent – answering that call on behalf of one of our clients.  These calls might involve billing questions, changes or cancellation of services, inquiries on the status of an order, troubleshooting services etc.  Why Convergys Anywhere?We offer paid training and employee benefits too!  You can save a lot of money and time, and often times have less stress, when you work from home.  There is no gas to purchase, windshields to scrape in the winter and bad weather to drive through, clothes to purchase or dry clean, and no lunches, coffee or snacks to purchase daily.Where Are We Hiring? We are currently hiring in 35 states (see full list of locations on our website).This particular job requisition is only for (Tennessee residents).  If you are not physically residing in Tennessee, please do not apply to this requisition.  Please visit our website and apply to the appropriate state requisition. We have three types of work at home positions that we hire for regularly:  Sales & Service, Customer service and Technical Support Representatives.  Every position we have is centered around providing excellent Customer Service and some positions are more sales or technically focused.  Your answers to the questions during the application process, your qualifications and your experience will all be reviewed as part of the evaluation process to determine which one is the best fit for you.Minimum Requirements/Additional Info:High School Diploma or GED and at least one year of customer service experience (One year of sales experience required if you want to be considered for a Sales position). We need you to have your own PC (less than six years old) and high speed Internet service, both of which will be tested as part of the application process.  You can work from a laptop, but will need to be hard-wired while working. Your monitor will need to be 17” – minimum (capable of 1024 x 768).  A flat panel display is highly recommended, televisions cannot be used as monitors. (External monitors are permitted for laptops with less than 17” screen) A quiet, distraction-free, location in your home to work. A telephone (landline or cell) is required for part of your training and team calls.  This phone is not used receive your incoming work calls; your Internet connection is used for that. An approved headset and flash drive will be required before you start working with us.  They are not required as part of the application process, so please do not purchase them before we extend a job offer to you. A strong candidate will be computer/Internet savvy, comfortable operating in several applications simultaneously. We need you to be a “people person” who enjoys talking and assisting others.  Think about how much you enjoy receiving excellent customer service yourself?  Well, we need you to take pride in providing that same great service to others.We require 7 days/week availability, as customer service is something that is provided by most companies every day of the week. Schedules vary and will be discussed during the interview. Great benefit options include: medical, dental & vision benefits, and 401K.  We also offer attendance based wage increases, performance bonuses, and some programs include sales incentives.     Career Framework Role  Has program required basic skill set to perform routine tasks within simple processes but lacking program/product specific knowledge.  Works with close supervision and clearly defined procedures.  Starting to demonstrate familiarity with client terminology, operating standards and procedures.  Starter without sustained metric performance levels.        Disclaimer   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel working within this job title. Convergys is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.
Looking for a virtual receptionist with a professional and caring speaking voice to answer phones, screen clients, and schedule appointments for a psychology private practice that helps individuals, couples, and families with various issues. Assistant will be responsible for scheduling for 2 -3 psychologists with a call volume ranging from 5 - 20 calls per week. It would be helpful to have an understanding of HIPAA and confidentiality. Must be able to answer and return forwarded calls between 9am and 6pm Monday through Friday. Assistant is responsible for pleasantly answering the phone, answering questions about the practice, engaging the potential client with kindness, completing a brief client intake form, and scheduling that first appointment. Assistant will have access to a virtual calendar and will be required to text, email, or call should there be an urgent message from clients who need a response during hours of operation. Must be non-judgmental, compassionate, and timely. Work would begin asap after training on client intake process, confidentiality, and virtual calendar sharing. Assistant can expect to work approximately 5 hours or less per week. Completed call log/time sheet will be used to track workflow. Nice part-time job for a person who has the flexibility to manage a few phone calls and scheduling around their other tasks. This is the primary need and responsibility however, additional hours are available for business development support and initiative.
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