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Forum: Telecommuting 11-11-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 951
Posted By elph
Lightbulb Sometimes you have to click 'load tasks' twice....

Sometimes you have to click 'load tasks' twice. There is a Google Rater board in the Web and Office forum here if you want to check it out.
Forum: Telecommuting 04-01-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By elph
Lightbulb 6ya (the evolution of Fixya)

6ya is looking for experts to talk to people through a cell phone app.

https://www.6ya.com/experts
Forum: Telecommuting 02-16-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By elph
Thumbs up Thanks angelsallaround! They are still hiring for...

Thanks angelsallaround! They are still hiring for that position, it looks like.
Forum: Telecommuting 02-04-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By elph
Post Inbound split shift hiring now

Transcom is hiring for an inbound split shift position. From the description I saw it looks like tech support but it's just vague enough that it could be something else. Anybody know how much they...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-11-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,210
Posted By elph
Smile Thanks Ginene!

Thanks Ginene!
Forum: Telecommuting 01-09-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,210
Posted By elph
Thumbs up That's a good point. One company might not be the...

That's a good point. One company might not be the best fit for everybody. Thanks for the response :)
Forum: Telecommuting 01-08-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,210
Posted By elph
Question Who are the best IC companies, do you think?

Anyone worked as IC and have an opinion on the companies that offer it? I'm familiar with the companies that offer call center jobs as an employee, but I am very interested in learning more about the...
Forum: Telecommuting 06-10-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By elph
data mining

They might be data mining. They don't always want to steal your identity. Sometimes they just want enough information to sell it to companies who want to advertise to you. Which is still a manner of...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-07-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By elph
Lightbulb Sutherland

I believe Sutherland is based out of Canada, you could try them.

http://www.sutherlandcloudsource.com
Forum: Telecommuting 03-25-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By elph
Talking Plantronics T10

I use a Plantronics T10 when I have to use landline. It's a little more than you were looking to go unless you can find one used, but it doesn't cost the Earth.
Forum: Telecommuting 02-25-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,032
Posted By elph
Question How did you get past the error? I am having the...

How did you get past the error? I am having the same problem. :confused:

Edit: Never mind I figured it out. :) It didn't like my email address for some reason. Changing the email on the form fixed...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-19-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 276,948
Posted By elph
Part of it is the client. The system they are...

Part of it is the client. The system they are using for this is fairly new and probably makes perfect sense if you're an agent in a store. Unfortunately in a virtual setting it takes forever, partly...
Forum: Telecommuting 11-15-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,599
Posted By elph
Thumbs up I agree with your vent. I haven't gotten a...

I agree with your vent. I haven't gotten a permanent raise in four years, and the last one I got was less than a dollar difference from what I started with. I get temporary raises when I take on...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-13-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,515
Posted By elph
Question Are you asking about salaried versus hourly? I...

Are you asking about salaried versus hourly? I know that a lot of remote call centers offer salaried positions to management, but you usually have to start at the bottom (hourly) and work your way up...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By elph
Lightbulb Oh, I feel for you. I have a neighbor whose...

Oh, I feel for you. I have a neighbor whose children are so loud they could be in the same room with me. One thing that works great is a really noisy air purifier. The beauty in that is that the...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-30-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By elph
Question what sort of wireless?

What sort of wireless are you using? If you're buying it from the cable company, then all you need is a router and an ethernet cable. Bingo bango, you're hardwired. If you're using a mobile hotspot...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-18-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,220
Posted By elph
Independant Contractor

IC call center jobs let you choose your own hours in advance. Once chosen though, you can't back out on a whim. Employee call center jobs, no way. With EMP you bid for your shift and then you have...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-18-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,142
Posted By elph
Question Is there anything new on the contract lengths...

Is there anything new on the contract lengths with Uber?
Forum: Telecommuting 08-08-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By elph
If you're doing call center work, you need to get...

If you're doing call center work, you need to get into tech support of some kind to break the 10 dollar an hour barrier. You'll have better control over your schedule if you go IC.
Forum: Telecommuting 07-29-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By elph
get an adapter

They want the usb one because it's digital. The 3.5mm one is analog. You can keep your current headset if you get a 3.5mm to usb adapter.
Forum: Telecommuting 07-23-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By elph
What Dana said. Easiest way to approach it is to...

What Dana said. Easiest way to approach it is to remember that they are not mad at you, they're mad about something happening to them. If you can emotionally detach yourself from their venting, you...
Forum: Telecommuting 07-23-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By elph
it depends

A lot of it depends on what industry you're applying to. One thing that's universal is you want to make sure that your home office is compliant with whatever system they're running, or that you...
Forum: Telecommuting 06-24-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By elph
Check out Work at Home Jobs: Free Legitimate Work...

Check out Work at Home Jobs: Free Legitimate Work From Home Job Opportunities (http://www.ratracerebellion.com). They have leads sorted by job type, and they also have a daily leads newsletter you...
Forum: Telecommuting 06-24-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By elph
Sounds like it's asking you what department your...

Sounds like it's asking you what department your Major was in.
Forum: Telecommuting 06-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By elph
Unhappy I feel for those guys. Everybody hates the...

I feel for those guys. Everybody hates the surveys, reps and customers alike. They are intrusive to the customer and weighted unfairly to the reps. Who comes up with those surveys anyway?
Forum: Telecommuting 06-09-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By elph
Most people here are applying for the WAH...

Most people here are applying for the WAH customer service email rep position. Maybe we ought to ask for a folder? This seems to be an increasingly popular listing.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-29-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By elph
Rev is looking for captioners for short videos....

Rev is looking for captioners for short videos. The business model here seems similar to content mills, and it allows applicants with no experience to try their hand at it:
...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-29-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By elph
Hi lilpun4ever, I am willing to bet that the...

Hi lilpun4ever,

I am willing to bet that the companies you have applied with don't have an issue with paying for the software, but rather with making any concessions needed to adapt that software...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-28-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By elph
Yeah it sounds interesting, but I don't know if I...

Yeah it sounds interesting, but I don't know if I want to mix up my reviewing and social networking accounts with this. I do those for fun! I'm not sure I want to mix business and pleasure for a chat...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-28-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By elph
You have a better chance at netting some...

You have a better chance at netting some experience when ramp season heats up for the holidays. Stores have such a massive need of agents that they will bend on the experience issue if other parts of...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By elph
Needle is looking for chat agents again. They are...

Needle is looking for chat agents again. They are now allowing applicants to choose more than one project. They want you to connect your social networks to improve your chances of being accepted, so...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-24-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By elph
It's really hard to get hired for other Quality...

It's really hard to get hired for other Quality Rater positions once you've got one of those companies already on your resume. However, the experience looks really good to other WAH industries so you...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-20-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By elph
You don't have to be naturally outgoing for...

You don't have to be naturally outgoing for Inbound Sales. I'm an introvert but I enjoy Inbound Sales because the customer is coming to you already with an idea in mind of what they want. The...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-19-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,849
Posted By elph
This is the email customer support for the...

This is the email customer support for the company that hires people to use their own cars for transportation services isn't it? How difficult is it to maintain metrics doing that?
Forum: Telecommuting 05-15-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,850
Posted By elph
But don't you think it's weird for a company...

But don't you think it's weird for a company that's supposed to be well regarded to have only one Glassdoor review posted and it's from just a couple of months ago? Glassdoor does not require you to...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-14-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,850
Posted By elph
I think you're right. Their website looks awfully...

I think you're right. Their website looks awfully generic for a techie firm. There are misspellings and capitalization oddities. The address is a 4 bedroom house according to Zillow. Some information...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-13-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,850
Posted By elph
Oslo's not a company per se, it's a code name for...

Oslo's not a company per se, it's a code name for a division within Microsoft. I'd try googling those phone numbers and see what comes up.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-13-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,850
Posted By elph
So you would be working on this? "Oslo is a...

So you would be working on this? "Oslo is a people-centered experience that helps users find and discover relevant information and people across Office 365." That sounds cool if he's for real. There...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-13-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,446
Posted By elph
Thumbs up Congrats! I don't have any personal experience...

Congrats! I don't have any personal experience with them but I've heard they were nice from other people.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-12-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By elph
Smile I really enjoyed Google Rating for Workforce...

I really enjoyed Google Rating for Workforce Logic. It was great pay for the tasks and convenient hours for me. That gig is strictly temporary though.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By elph
Question I find it odd that they are not hiring from...

I find it odd that they are not hiring from within for a post like that.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-05-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,059
Posted By elph
That might make a difference. Non-compete is not...

That might make a difference. Non-compete is not enforceable on your husband but it might be enforceable against the agency trying to hire him away, and given the nature of their business, it might...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-05-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,059
Posted By elph
Non-compete clauses are really intended for high...

Non-compete clauses are really intended for high level executives - that is, to be used by and against high level executives. You can find cases of major lawsuits being waged when a big shot jumps...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-04-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By elph
USB headsets are required for jobs where you will...

USB headsets are required for jobs where you will be taking calls on VoiP phones because USB is digital while the 3.5mm jack headsets are analog. You can probably find an adaptor to turn your headset...
Forum: Telecommuting 04-29-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By elph
At first glance it looks like her existing...

At first glance it looks like her existing employees don't want to work during the dinner hour anymore and she is trying to abuse your good nature, which is bad enough. But now she is not paying you?...
Forum: Telecommuting 04-29-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By elph
Trucking company?

I got a hit on the phone number, but it doesn't make any sense:

Great Lakes Energy Service Inc USDOT# 1937986 - Dewitt,Michigan Trucking Company...
Forum: Telecommuting 04-29-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By elph
Lightbulb Ditto the suggestions for Internet Assessor gigs...

Ditto the suggestions for Internet Assessor gigs like those offered through LeapForce and LionBridge. They allow you to work on your own schedule as long as you meet minimum hours, there is no need...
Forum: Telecommuting 04-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By elph
I have to have access to a secure wired internet...

I have to have access to a secure wired internet connection. If it's not wired and secure I can't log in.
Forum: Telecommuting 04-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By elph
It is inspiring. It is also exactly what a...

It is inspiring. It is also exactly what a startup company is looking for. Those CVs display a lot of initiative and design smarts, but not a lot of paid experience.
Forum: Telecommuting 04-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By elph
Smile You are very welcome.

You are very welcome.
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