Feb 21, 2012
The internet has made it much more convenient to find call centre jobs. The internet allows employers to post their personnel needs online. This also can make it easier if a person wishes to relocate to another location but is unable to travel there. Unfortunately, there are people out there who are not so honest. The internet has become littered with scam artists trying to steal people’s identities. When searching for a call centre job online, there are some things one can do in order to protect their identity while they use these online resources.
Be suspicious of any invitations that you may receive via email. Often these are sent by scammers. These are mass emails sent to a lot of people. These emails may be invitations to apply for jobs and come in for an interview. The scammers try to send these emails so you will provide them with important information. They often preface the emails by saying that they saw your resume and want to contact you. However, stop and ask yourself, did you actually send them your resume.
Also, you may receive requests from employers for personal information via email. Often these requests are from scammers who want to steal your personal information. Reputable companies interested in you for employment will rarely ask you to submit personal information through email.
When you do submit information online, it is a good idea to make sure that the site you use is encrypted. This will ensure that your information cannot be intercepted by hackers online. To know if a site is encrypted, you will notice that the URL will begin with https. The S at the end indicates it is a secure site. If a site you are going to submit your information to doesn’t have a secure connection, it is not a good idea to upload any information.
Jun 24, 2008
Recession is apparent and for most companies downsizing their workforce these days, it seems that we as employees should be ready for more tasks to be assigned to us. Multitasking seems to be the solution that most management companies are looking at and for the average worker; they are left with not much of a choice considering they are lucky enough not to be among the people to be given the pink slip.
Not much of a choice eh? Well, considering the real world is indeed getting tighter and that companies can no longer sustain the usual extensive workforce to cope up with the times, we as employees can only do so much. While we may work ourselves to the maximum capacity, it is apparent that some companies just have to face reality and admit that they do not have the same luxury that they once had.
Businesses are faltering one after another and you may call it a chain reaction of sorts to keep a company’s head over water. Career wise, we have to make a choice; adjust to what is assigned to us or resign our fate towards management decision. Of the two, it seems apparent that the wise employee would choose the former considering it is hard to get a job these days.
A consolation on this end can be seen though. While we would restrain ourselves towards staying with what we do as a routine everyday, exposing ourselves to other areas in the mix can help us hone new skills which may evidently become a useful tool should we decide to work for a new organization later on. But for now, we just have to leave an open mind and make the most of what we can and are tasked to do.