Thousands if not millions of customers are purchasing products and services every single day and many of them turn to the company’s customer support team for assistance. This is why the demand for call center agents is ever-increasing. As a call center agent, your responsibility is to provide the best possible service to the customer who is contacting you. You will be handling different kinds of tasks- from resolving log-in issues to providing more information- and communicating via different channels, including telephone, email, and chat. There is also potential for growth in the industry as you have the opportunity to become a manager, supervisor, and eventually the head of the call center. This course is the second in a series of courses on working at a call center for beginners and it will cover the basics of starting a career at a call center. You will learn how to evaluate a call center job before applying for it and write a professional resume. Learning objectives: – Learn about seven factors you should consider when you are applying for a call center job – Learn how to create a professional resume when you’re applying for a call center job for the first time
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.