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Working from home is a great way to bring balance to your life and make time for the things that are important to you. The challenge is that it’s easy to get distracted. Here are some tips to help you work more efficiently.
Being productive when working from home takes some planning, preparation and self-motivation. If you work from home, or wish that you did, check out these tips on how to stay motivated!
You’ve made the decision to change careers to something more flexible to accommodate your family life. Now check out these great tips on what to consider when looking for work from home.
You can make your office environment whatever you want it to be! Here are six tips to set up a home office that will help you maximize your productivity with minimal investment.
Summer is traditionally a time to relax, enjoy the nice weather, get your toes in the sand, feel the wind in your hair, and recharge before the cooler weather sets in. Try these tips to help you make the most of working from home this summer.
You probably know that you can look up a company on the Better Business Bureau website or Google it to get reviews, but how do you protect yourself from online scammers who impersonate a legitimate work from home company? 
You probably know that you can look up a company on the Better Business Bureau website or Google it to get reviews, but how do you protect yourself from online scammers who impersonate a legitimate work from home company? 
Being a LiveOps independent agent is more than just a way to make money. The time you put in to becoming an agent and improving your skills is an investment in your future.
Did you know that millions of Americans don't have high speed internet at home because there are no providers no their area? In this BlogHer post, Karen Beaman, Director, Agent Acquisition and Onboarding, LiveOps, provides insight on what living without internet means.
Who are LiveOps independent agents? They could be your neighbor, a family member or even you. They have one main similarity: they are all people who need to find flexible work opportunities.
If you live in rural America, gaining affordable access to broadband internet can change your work options overnight. The opportunities may seem almost endless, so how do you begin your search for legitimate work from home?
Retirement can also bring some worry. Will that nest egg you worked so hard to build be enough? What if you don’t have the money to do what you want now that you have the time? One option is to find flexible work that fits into your retirement plan.
The commitment needed to care for a loved one can be a challenge to your work-life balance, but having the flexibility of working from home can help.
How do you get out of all the office festivities without looking like a Scrooge? Find remote work! There are many benefits of working from home or from your own remote office, not least of which is avoiding these awkward office holiday moments.
There is no one formula to succeeding as your own boss. That can be liberating if you're tired of having someone tell you what to do all the time, but it can also be a little scary.
Experts agree that staying active is the key to an enjoyable retirement. That means being active both physically and mentally. One way to keep those neurons firing is a work “encore” or “bridge employment.”
Being a mother comes with many decisions. One of them is how and when you’ll return to work. If you're not ready to return to the office, working from home may be a good alternative.
What if you don’t want to go back to work. If you’re like most people, being home with the kids has also meant being home to get packages, make dinner, do laundry, run errands, call businesses during business hours, go to the gym, the list goes on. Who will do all that while you’re at work? I ha ...
Finding flexible, portable work can be important when you have a spouse in the military. LiveOps is proud to offer work-from-home opportunities that are a great fit for many military families.
Fox & Friends featured LiveOps as a legitimate work-from-home business on their popular On the Job Hunt segment.

LiveOps is excited to announce that we received a Gold Award from Brandon Hall Group in the category of Excellence in Blended Learning for the virtual learning certification program we developed for our independent contractor agents. This is one of the most prestigious awards programs in the indu ...

LiveOps is excited to announce that we received a Gold Award from Brandon Hall Group in the category of Excellence in Blended Learning for the virtual learning certification program we developed for our independent contractor agents. This is one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry! Brandon Hall Group recognizes companies that have successfully developed and deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems and tools that have helped companies achieve measurable results.

If annoying coworkers are ruining your day and raising your stress level it may be time to join the work-at-home revolution with LiveOps virtual call center.
Working from home can be a life changing opportunity and running your own home-business is something many people dream about. Knowing how to avoid work from home scams can help you keep that dream from becoming a nightmare.
Military life can mean unpredictable changes in location that make it hard to build continuity into careers for military spouses. If you’re tired of looking for work every time your spouse receives a permanent change of station, try these strategies for starting your own portable business so that ...
You can boost your productivity and happiness in just 15 minutes a day by cleaning out the clutter and reclaiming your office space as your little work haven. Just follow our simple guide to get a cleaner, happier home office in just one week!
Have you ever dreamed of becoming your own boss? Making your own schedule? Working from home? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans are taking their work schedules into their own hands, becoming their own bosses as independent contractors and working from home. Work opportunities in the United ...
Most new LiveOps independent agents start their work-from-home journey with the Inbound Sales Opportunity. These calls offer a lot of excitement and variety so that you can learn what types of calls you enjoy taking and start building your business your way!
Karen Beaman, LiveOps Director, Agent Acquisition & Onboarding, looks at why talented call center agents should consider going beyond being an employee and look at becoming their own boss.
Learn how the savings add up when you work from home with this shareable infographic!
Don’t let a fear of sales stop you from achieving your work-at-home dream. At LiveOps, work-at-home sales is our biggest opportunity and the easiest way to get started working at home.
The holidays can be merry and bright, but all that joy can be quickly squashed by holiday traffic! This can be especially true if holiday traffic is jamming up your work commute. How can you avoid holiday traffic? Try these tips:
Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business, wanted to become your own boss, or wished you could change careers? Find out how becoming a LiveOps independent agent could help you achieve that dream!
More than 6,500 LiveOps independent agents processed over $14.8 million in total credit card donations via the LiveOps Platform for the Hurricane Sandy relief effort. The donations were from two major telethons benefiting the Hurricane Sandy relief effort, one of which was the globally viewed 12- ...

More than 6,500 LiveOps independent agents processed over $14.8 million in total credit card donations via the LiveOps Platform for the Hurricane Sandy relief effort. The donations were from two major telethons benefiting the Hurricane Sandy relief effort, one of which was the globally viewed 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief.

LiveOps attributes its ability to respond quickly to the call to assist in disaster relief efforts to the agility and scalability of its true cloud platform and independent agent community. 

Work at Home Mafia features LiveOps as "an outstanding, legitimate work-at-home opportunity."
Work at Home Mafia features LiveOps as "an outstanding, legitimate work-at-home opportunity."
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.
With LiveOps you can be your own boss without worrying about finding clients. You get the freedom and flexibility of doing freelance work from home with the support of a well-established company.
One of the best things about LiveOps Nation is that it is a 24 hour operation. Find how working with LiveOps can fit into your weekend plans.
In the October eNews, Karen shares the BIG news about our Cruise incentive and why you should consider LiveOps as an alternative to retail work this holiday season.
LiveOps is the proud recipient of a 2012 Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice Award. We were recognized with a silver award for excellence in blended learning. LiveOps is committed to the delivery of learning content across various formats to best address multiple learning styles and ensur ...

LiveOps is the proud recipient of a 2012 Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice Award. We were recognized with a silver award for excellence in blended learning. LiveOps is committed to the delivery of learning content across various formats to best address multiple learning styles and ensure agent success. The Learning in Practice Awards are determined by a panel of industry experts and executives from some of the world's largest and most respected companies.

LiveOps is the proud recipient of Gold Award for Excellence in Social Learning! LiveOps is committed to creating tools and utilizing technology that enhance agent certification, social engagement, and speed to proficiency all while adding value for our clients. The awards are determined by a pane ...

LiveOps is the proud recipient of Gold Award for Excellence in Social Learning! LiveOps is committed to creating tools and utilizing technology that enhance agent certification, social engagement, and speed to proficiency all while adding value for our clients. The awards are determined by a panel of industry experts and executives from some of the world's largest and most respected companies.

Chief Learning Officer Magazine awarded LiveOps a Silver Award for Excellence in Innovation. LiveOps was selected for its implementation of LiveOps University to support it community of 20,000 independent contractor agents who are distributed across the United States.

Chief Learning Officer Magazine awarded LiveOps a Silver Award for Excellence in Innovation. LiveOps was selected for its implementation of LiveOps University to support it community of 20,000 independent contractor agents who are distributed across the United States. Chief Learning Officer awards are among the most prestigious in the industry and recipients are determined by a panel of industry experts and executives from some of the world's largest and most respected companies.

Receiving this Stevie award is an honor and shows that LiveOps continues to be the premier partner for people who want to work at home providing call center services. Learn how our ward-winning program can help you!
When you become an independent agent with LiveOps, you aren't just a contractor working on your own. You are part of LiveOps Nation, a group of amazing individuals who provide outstanding call center services to LiveOps clients. Meet some members of LiveOps Nation and imagine how your life could ...
Because LiveOps agents are independent contractors who own their own business, they are responsible for selecting, setting up, and maintaining their equipment and services, and meeting technical requirements. You should be comfortable using a computer and performing basic maintenance tasks such ...
The LiveOps Agent Services team did some research and we’ve come up with a list of the Top 10 Benefits of Working from Home:
Providing call center services from the comfort of your home is a great opportunity to achieve that work-life balance we all want. But what if you're nervous about taking inbound phone calls from home?
You may think working from home is only for a certain type of person or in a few industries, but with each New Year more companies are offering work from home opportunities. And more people are finding work from home that fits their passion, their skills, and their lifestyles.
.... Real Agents Answer Your Top Questions About Working from Home *How much money do you make?* (Okay agents aren't willing to talk exact figures, but here's what they do say:)
.... Real Agents Answer Your Top Questions About Working from Home *How much money do you make?* (Okay agents aren't willing to talk exact figures, but here's what they do say:)
As a mom, September is the best time for a fresh start. The kids are back in school. Summer vacations, cookouts, and family reunions have passed and the holidays are far enough away that you don't have to worry about them yet. Now is the time to make those New Year's resolutions!
Staying home with your kids can be more affordable than you think. We often don't realize just how much it costs to work outside the home, but expenses like gas, a morning coffee, new work clothes, and going out to lunch can add up fast. For new parents, the added cost of childcare can make them ...
All too often we tell ourselves that we just need to do a few more things before we're ready to take that next step. It sounds reasonable, but how many times have you let a few weeks (or months) slip by without making any progress towards that goal?
As an independent agent you represent the client and their brand on calls. The language you use, your tone of voice, and your ability to express empathy and compassion, all affect how the caller feels about the client’s brand.
A willingness to work from home at night or to do weekend work from home can give agents an edge in building their business.
Karen Beaman, LiveOps Director, Agent Acquisition & Onboarding, originally posted this article on BlogHer.com to share her thoughts on what to look for in a company when considering work-from-home careers.
Karen has been working from home for years and loves to share her perspective to help others get a full picture of the reasons working from home can be a wonderful thing.
A quiet place to work is essential when doing call center work from home with LiveOps. Having a quiet, comfortable place to work will help you focus better and prevent background noise during the calls.
The LiveOps Agent Community Facebook page has an active following and is a great place to connect with real LiveOps agents. We recently asked our agents why they love working from home with LiveOps and here are the top five reasons:
LiveOps was listed as on of the top jobs for stay-at-home moms on Fox & Friends!
Many people turn to retail for holiday work as a way to earn extra cash at the end of the year, but LiveOps has a better way for you to make money by working from home this fall.
An independent agent is an independent contractor who contracts with LiveOps to provide services to LiveOps’ clients. Independent agents provide tele-services under an Independent Contractor Agreement and receive or place calls to or from individuals on behalf of LiveOps’ clients.

Find out why many retirees are using their skills and experience to become independent call center representatives with LiveOps.

Lisa Lozeau is a work-at-home mom with two young sons. She is an advocate for flexible work and wants other moms to know that there is work for moms who don’t want to leave their baby to go to work.
Matt Miles, LiveOps Director of Learning, shares some of the insights he has gained as a work-at-home dad and some advice for people seeking online jobs from home and other work-at-home opportunities.
Home-based jobs and businesses can be a blessing to people who find they simply cannot go back to a traditional job. In addition to providing income, finding meaningful work can help people regain a sense of purpose and direction.
Why work from home? Greg Hanover, Vice President of LiveOps Community Operations, has a few good reasons for you to consider.
"Hello, summer" doesn’t have to mean "Goodbye, quiet work days." Here are some tips for keeping the kids busy while you work from home.

"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

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