When you think about the biggest perks of working remotely, what comes to mind?
Have you seen the red flag memes circulating your social media feeds?
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of searching for a real remote opportunity. As soon as you find one, apply, snag an interview spot and even land the job, the thought of how you might navigate (and possibly avoid) some of the common pitfalls of remote work can sometimes come as an afterthought — from poor communication on digital channels to overload, burnout and even loneliness. That’s why remote culture is important.
The “black sheep” of the customer support and service industry, call centers are notorious for a high turnover rate, which can contribute to employee and customer dissatisfaction. With an unprecedented number of professionals leaving the workforce as COVID-19-related job security dies down, millions of dollars are being funneled to this vital industry in an attempt to maintain retention rates and limit call center churn.
Three people are hired every minute through LinkedIn. And in 2020, the platform saw a 55% increase in conversations among connections. These statistics alone should convince you of the importance of networking on LinkedIn – but how can you grow your LinkedIn network?