Applying for a Call Center job can be difficult if you are not well prepared. The quote “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” by Benjamin Franklin best describes how preparation can make or break your call center job application. These are the _ things that you should definitely bring to your BPO job interview.
1. Multiple Copies of your Resume or CV.
This one is pretty obvious. Whenever you are applying for any job your potential employer would ask for a copy of your resume. They sometimes ask for multiple copies for their different HR departments. You should also consider the possibility of you applying to multiple call center companies on the same day. BPO companies are often found within close proximity of each other so applying for call center jobs with multiple companies would be very cost-efficient. Also the saying “The more entries, The more chances of winning” applies. Don’t forget to bring a soft copy of your resume so you can print additional copies if necessary.
2. Pen and Paper.
When you apply for a BPO job you would often enter office buildings. When you enter office buildings you would need to write your details on their sign-in sheets. There are BPO offices that still use paper sign-in sheets which is why you should have your pen handy. You should also keep notes with you during your application. Taking notes will help you stay focused and should help you keep track of how your application process is going. This can help you gauge how well you are doing and should give you confidence which is very important during your application process.
3. Umbrella and an Extra Outfit.
Applying for a job is just like the weather, You never know what’s going to happen next. Just like what we said at the beginning of this article, Preparation is key to success. Bringing an umbrella is always a good idea even if the weather report for that day says it’s going to be sunny. You should be using your umbrella when walking in uncovered areas to prevent perspiration. This will ensure you arrive at your job application fresh and full of confidence. Your extra outfit will serve as insurance in case something happens.
4. Water and Snacks/Candies.
Most if not all call center job applications would normally take the whole day. You would normally have long breaks while waiting for the next part of the application process so the more tests and interviews you pass the more time you spend waiting. You might get hungry or thirsty during the application process which would definitely have a negative effect on your call center job application. This is where your water and snacks will come in handy. Candies also is a good snack for your job application as sugar helps increase brain activity which should help you during exams.
This is the most important thing to bring to your job application. Self-confidence is a superpower. Once you start to believe in yourself, the magic starts happening. Good Luck with your job application! Hope to see you soon here in Sapient!