Experiencing depressions is not fun. In earlier post, “Online Business Avoids Depressions Related To Job And Finances”, the focus was on having online business to generate revenue to supplement income to avoid financial shortfall.
However, it is not necessary to have “Online Business” per say, you can also provide your services as an independent contractor. Most likely, you will be asked to perform tasks for which you will be paid. The best part is that you can work from home or wherever you are.
As the year is ending, most are busy in welcoming holiday season and ready to be immersed into the season. But that also means time for 2017 tax returns. The tax preparation services, such as Jackson Hewitt, H&R Block, Liberty, have many work from home opportunities to earn extra revenues to offset any debts incurred during the holiday season.
The tax preparation service jobs are related to supporting customers, employees and the company in various ways. No tax-filing experience is needed. You will need to be at least be high school graduate (or have GED). These are all full-time seasonal gigs that could last up to six months. Many big tax preparation services look for candidates from all 50 states at pay ranging from $10.50- $15 an hour.
Here are some types of jobs that may be offered by tax-preparation services:
Individual Tax Preparer
Even today most people seek tax-preparation services to do their federal and state tax returns. That means tax-preparation services are looking for tax-preparers. You do not need any special requirements as long as you are able to be trained. The training is simple and if you are able follow instructions, you will be able to master it. Once you pass the training, you will be qualified to prepare individual tax returns. Check out the tax-preparation services for training availability.
Social Media Specialist
Remote social media specialist responds to customers on various platforms. You’ll need to have two years of customer service experience, especially in social media area. You will need communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office and other tech systems
Escalation specialist assists with customer complaints, service delivery failures and other issues. You’ll need to have customer service experience, preferably involving customer de-escalation. You will need to have the ability to remain professional and patient at all times.
Client Care Representative
Client Care Representative responds to customer concerns over the phone or via web chats. You’ll need to have call center experience with communication and data entry skills. Having Spanish speaking ability is a plus.
Operations Support Representative
Operations Support Representative responds to hardware and networking troubleshooting issues from franchise and corporate employees, either over the phone or via web chats.
You’ll need to have at least one year of tech support contact center experience along with computer navigation and data entry skills
Real-time Analyst manages call center scheduling to make sure there is adequate staffing to respond to the expected volume of incoming calls. You’ll need to have experience in a multi-channel call center and in trend analysis.
Here are few major tax-preparation services: