Let your family and friends know when you’re working so they respect your space and your work time. Some Convergys home agents place a sign on their door, saying “Working. Quiet, Please.”
How quiet depends on the kind of work you’re doing. Virtual customer service – answering inbound customer calls for big brands from your own home – has proven to be one of the fastest-growing at-home work segments. But crying babies and barking dogs are a no-no.