Apple Care – Advisor Looking for more chat agent jobs?Check out Flex Jobs and Indeed — they have lots to choose from.In the TIME mobility poll, 32% of all respondents said they’d rather communicate by text than phone, even with people they know very well.This is truer still in the workplace, where communication is between colleagues who are often not friends at all.Last week he sent a picture of his crotch to a student in Seattle via Twitter, and accidentally made it public.He then claimed his account was hacked, but the story unravelled when more pictures came to light. It sounds off insolently whenever it chooses and expects me to drop whatever I’m doing and, well, engage. When I absolutely must, I take the call, but I don’t do a very good job of concealing my displeasure.It consumes no more time than I want it to and, to a much greater degree than is possible with a phone call, I get to decide if it takes place at all. The numbers change as we get older, with the overall frequency of all communication declining, but even in the 65 and over group, daily texting still edges calling 4.7 to 3.8.
They meant a conversation I could control — utterly. (Read about the TIME Mobility Poll here.) The telephone call is a dying institution. Not all of that growth has come out of the hide of old-fashioned phoning, but it is clearly taking a bite — particularly among the young.
While a lot of work at home jobs are phone-based, the Internet has opened up a new breed of customer service that does not require being on the phone.
In fact, live customer service chat is becoming more and more popular everyday.
By Holly Reisem Hanna Back when I was in college, I worked for a telemarketing company.
While the gig itself was flexible with it’s hours and it paid well, it totally exhausted me.
Turns out he was reasonably cute, and really funny. This went on for a couple of weeks until I said, "So, do you want to come to New York for a date? I canceled evening plans more than once just so I could go home, change into my pajamas, and curl up in bed with the phone. At some point, I again broached the subject of meeting with Jamie.