I had been searching for a job working from home for some time and was about to surrender. The majority of ‘function from home’ tasks that you discover on the internet appear to be some form of pyramid or ‘start your own company’ plan. Paying a joining charge or buying their products for you to sell on? No thanks!

Someday I decided to have another little look and also stumbled upon The Chat Store. I saw the “Live Conversation Representative” job on their occupations web page as well as, after reviewing the description, a large wave of happiness came by me. Not just did I suit their demands to a tee (meticulous learner with an inquisitive mind, solid ability to multi-task, high levels of organisation at home chat rep jobs and also a typing rate over 80 words per min), it also seemed like a work that I would truly like to do!

I used immediately! I patiently waited for a reply but, to my surprise, I had not been waiting long in all.

Amy, a Group Manager at The Chat Shop, emailed me and also provided me a ‘Live Conversation Interview’; complying with on from the first application inquiries, this is the first stage of the employment process.

I was instead excited as I had never ever experienced an interview in this way prior to. Around 3 o’clock one mid-day, it was time for my interview via The Chat Shop’s site. I opened my internet browser, went to The Chat Shop homepage and also just clicked the online conversation tab. I had reached my meeting.

After introducing myself to a representative that was taking care of chat at the time, I was rapidly moved to Amy, who prepared and also waiting to start my meeting.

My meeting began like any other: we presented ourselves as well as had a bit of an informal inviting chat (which made me really feel secure). Then it was on to the main interview. What was unusual was the fact that the discussion was extremely similar to a face-to-face meeting, other than it was via real-time chat!

The inquiries had to do with my previous experience, why I was requesting the task, how I would certainly deal with particular scenarios and my understanding of The Conversation Store and also their solutions.

Amy was seeking to disclose my toughness and weaknesses to establish whether I might satisfy the high expectations that they set. She wanted to know where I would require a little additional training as well as where I might bring new abilities to the team.

Why I wanted the position was also extremely crucial naturally. Although much of our group is spread out across the UK, The Chat Store is definitely a close weaved group with big aspirations. Each one people is an essential part of supplying the outcomes that we provide for customers.

Requirements, such as my keying rate, were evaluated as well certainly. Needing to transform numerous web site visitors whilst supplying consumer satisfaction indicates that you need to think and also type fast.

Amy additionally gave me the chance to ask any inquiries that I had, as well as she answered them thoroughly. I mored than happy as well as wishing that I succeeded in my live chat meeting!

As you’ve probably presumed (by me writing this post) I did succeed in my preliminary meeting for the live conversation task. I was welcomed to the following phase of the application process– a telephone interview with Amy and also one of The Conversation Shop’s Co-Founders, Joe.

This is the last stage of their employment procedure and also I was proud that I had got this far yet I was likewise extremely nervous! Fortunately the telephone meeting was not as scary as I once thought as well as it was more informal than formal.

I got inquired about my hobbies, what I such as to do in my extra time and a couple of questions concerning the Live Conversation Agent placement. I additionally had some responses on my ‘Live Conversation Meeting’, which was excellent to hear.

A great deal of the concerns that Joe asked were about my character. Joe said that getting on with everyone as well as coming to be a part of The Conversation Shop family members was an extremely vital variable.

It was a pleasure to speak on the phone to my potential future managers and I hopped on well with them, there was a buzz in the air. At the end of the telephone interview I was used the position … and also I approved with great enjoyment, of course. I was over the moon and also I still am!

As soon as I had approved the deal I was emailed the agreements that required to be signed electronically (exactly how awesome is that), my functioning hrs, what group I would certainly be in and all of my log-in details all set for my training.

Not long after this I had a phone call with John– my Team Leader. This call lasted about 2 hrs and also he described whatever I needed to know about the “Live Conversation Agent” setting. I made certain to make great deals of notes in my note pad as it is a whole lot to absorb.

I was after that provided the dates of when my training would certainly commence (training lasts around 3 weeks and also we’re paid throughout the process) and also various other information I required to know about the training procedure consisting of exactly what would certainly happen. John was a pleasure to talk to and I felt comfy talking to him as he said he would certainly be there for any type of inquiries I may have if I am ever unsure or stuck.

Regrettably…

I have had a bad round of disease, which implied I was unable to start my training when arranged. Thankfully The Chat Store are a number of remarkable individuals that are patiently waiting for me to be all right once more. I have never recognized such a recognizing business and also I really feel blessed to be utilized by them.

Equally as I was about to surrender my work search, I came across The Chat Store. I’m excitedly waiting for getting well as well as starting my training. With any luck I shall be a completely fledged live chat agent soon … watch this area, my following blog post will inform you everything about my trip with the training process.