Welcome job seekers to the New Year of 2013! It’s great to be back in the work flow again! This year I wanted to include jobs with some new and upcoming businesses, interviews with various CEOs of major companies and and quality trainers, telecommuting opportunities and my new found favorite: job scam alerts.
This week features a look at two hot job trends and some other gems in the career world. Do you know another language? If so, major companies are seeking out bi lingual customer service stars, especially in languages like Armenian, Vietnamese, Punjabi and etc are most sought after.
Another hot growing trend is the Caregiver industry. With the major budget cuts within In Home Support Services (IHSS) in California, more and more are seeking employment at these assisted senior living centers, rehabilitation centers and more.
Good luck job seekers! Here you go:
Position: Customer service associate (over 50 positions need to be filled immediately).
Duties: Provide service and support to our client's customers in areas such as billing inquiries, payments, credits, fraud alerts, product sales and servicing. Customer Service Associates use their excellent communication and interpersonal skills with every contact to provide world-class customer service.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED, 1 year of customer service or retail sales. Call center experience is preferred but not required. Able to type 15 wpm pass a background check and a drug testing.
Must be fluent in one of the following languages:
Location: Sacramento region
Compensation: $9.00 per hour, bonus plus medical benefits.
Apply here Please enter “Customer Service Associate” in the subject line.
Position: Customer care representative (This is a work at home position, over 25 positions need to be filled)
Duties: Provide service, support and sales for DirectTV customers.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED, at least 6 months of customer service or retail sales. Call center experience is preferred but not required. Able to type 30 wpm pass a background check and a drug testing.
Equipment Requirements: Must have a Desktop PC (No Macs), at least Windows Vista or 7, a hardwired internet connection, land line (regular phone line), a headset and a quiet environment.
Compensation: DOE, cable and internet stipend, plus commission and excellent medical benefits.
Apply here Please enter “Customer Care Representative” in the subject line. Training starts January 28th so don’t wait till later.
Position: Personal Historian (Work from home)
Duties: Visit clients or provide over the phone interviews for those seeking to tell their story about their lives, weddings and more for a personal legacy keepsake. You will submit an audio recording of those you have interviewed in addition to writing a brief summary. No outside travel, just within your local region.
Requirements: Must have a love for talking with people, able to provide engaging conversations, excellent writing skills and great interpersonal communication skills. If you excel in this position, you will have an opportunity to be a spokesperson and conduct company seminars.
Compensation: $50 per hour (with a 2 hour minimum, maximum 4 hours). $30 - $60 sign on bonus to help purchase a audio recorder.
Apply here Please enter “Personal Historian” in the subject line.
Position: Caregiver (over 15 positions available now)
Duties: In charge of take care of residents including but not limited to cooking, cleaning and taking care of medications.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED, at least 1 -2 years experience, must have a clean background (this is a MUST) and reliable transportation. Alzheimer’s or Dementia experience is a plus!
Compensation: $9.00 per hour, plenty of overtime offered, plus medical benefits.
Apply here Please enter “Caregiver” in the subject line.
If you need assistance with your local job search, please feel free to email with me.