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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe-based business solutions company will be hosting seminars for those interested in working from home.

"Trade in your morning commute for an office in the comfort of your own home says Avercom Virtual Solutions, a local call center with over 13 years of home based employment. They are hosting their “Think Outside the Office” work-from-home workshop May 5th-10th. Their agents work as telemarketers, customer service agents, tech support, data entry, live chat specialist, transcribers and freelance writers.

In the digital age remote workers have become more common for all call center operations. In fact it would be rare to find a Fortune 500 company that does not outsource some of its services to remote agents. Avercom’s C.E.O says “As a general rule, if you call your service provider and it’s quiet in the background you are speaking with an agent that is at home though they cannot tell you, even if you ask.”

To bring these jobs out of the shadows and into the public view "Think Outside the Office” will cover: the types of jobs that agents can legally perform from home, how much they get paid, how to avoid scams and how to land a home based job."

Sessions are May 5th - May 9th 2pm in Stubbs Hall Room 219 on ULM campus and May 10th at 5:30 in Lake Providence. Classes are $30 per session. Register online at www.avercomvs.com or at (318) 342-3206.

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