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LiveOps is Better than Retail for Seasonal Work

November 16, 2015

Author: Karen Beaman, Director Agent Acquisition and Onboarding

Where does time go?! It seems like kids were heading back-to-school yesterday and now the holiday season is in full swing. Everywhere you go, from stores to websites, it seems like it’s already December.

If your kids are anything like mine, their holiday wish lists are taking shape. And those lists can get expensive, especially as the kids get older. What’s your plan to make the holidays everything your family wishes for, and more? It may involve you wishing for some extra cash.

At this busy time of year, retail stores are hiring. There are certainly benefits to retail work, like discounts. But are the hours flexible enough? The holidays amplify busy-ness to dizzying heights, with parties, performances, recitals and holiday traditions to fit in around school and your regular busy schedule. And, unfortunately, not every shopper is in the best holiday spirits—especially as the calendar moves through December—and that can put a damper on your holiday spirit.

But retail work is not the only option. This year, you can skip that seasonal retail work and still make some money to help with holiday expenses. Become a work from home call center agent with LiveOps and make money from home.

You read that right—make money working from home.

LiveOps is actively sourcing independent contractors to provide virtual contact center services. We work with nationally-recognized companies who are looking for people with the passion and skills to dazzle and delight their customers. Being a LiveOps work from home call center agent has some big positives:

  • You set your schedule and work when it is convenient for you, so you can still fit in all the holiday activities that make the season special.
  • Take calls from the comfort of your own home office, instead of commuting in holiday traffic.
  • Build on your prior work experience and even expand your horizons with new skills.
  • Help people in a meaningful way, resolving issues and helping to make their holiday season merry and bright.
  • Bring home some extra money to help make those holiday wishes a reality.
  • Stay healthier, because you aren’t touching things thousands of other people are touching while cold and flu season is in full swing.
  • Enjoy the confidence and independence that come with being your own boss.

Working from home also brings you savings—so more of the money you earn can go to holiday gifts or trips:

  • Save time (and money!), because you aren’t driving back and forth to a store or office.
  • Save more time, because you aren’t dropping kids off at daycare—work when they are in school, in bed or when someone else is home to watch them.
  • Save money, because you aren’t grabbing a quick bite to eat on your short break.
  • Save more money, because you aren’t buying professional clothing or a uniform or paying to clean it.

LiveOps offers a robust certification program, LiveOps University, to help you get comfortable with the tools, clients, procedures and other elements of running your business. Other independent agents are available to help, support and cheer you on. And opportunities are available in a variety of areas, including sales, customer service, healthcare services, and life  insurance sales.

It’s the best of all worlds: working from home, earning extra money and fitting work around your family’s schedule. And contact center work isn’t limited to seasonal holiday times—it’s something you can do year-round. And keep the extra money rolling in well beyond the holidays. See what our agents, the LiveOps Nation, have to say about their experiences.

So how do you get started?

You can get started today!

  1. Visit our Before You Apply section for important information about phone and computer requirements and what to expect when you apply.
  2. Check out our open opportunities to see what types of call center agents we are looking for today.
  3. Complete your application online
  4. Keep an eye on your email for important information about next steps in the application process

The holidays are getting closer and looking brighter every day…and you can take full advantage of every fun opportunity. Plus take advantage of the opportunity to build your own business as a virtual contact center agent with LiveOps. It’s certain to help make the holidays happy!

"I am able to spend time with my husband who is retired from the military. I can take vacations any time of the year without asking for that time off. I can go spend time with my children, their school events, doctor appointments, sports, birthday parties, etc."

Reba
LiveOps Nation Member, wife, and mother from Georgia

"I could rave and rave about LiveOps! Working for them allows me to remain a stay at home mom in this economy. If it weren’t for this opportunity, I'd be away from my children somewhere, working in an office, and they would be at a sitter after school. Thank You LiveOps!"

Julie
Stay-at-home mom and LiveOps Nation Member

“LiveOps provides us with all [the] tools for certification and education of client products within LiveOps University, resources on product information, [and opportunities] for agents to share ideas and successes with other agents. Great management and tools to help your business succeed.”

Pamela
LiveOps Nation Member since 2008

How do I get started? Before you apply

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