What you need to know
- Apple is hiring college students to work from home as advisors.
- The new listing is based out in Ireland, but as mentioned, these are remote positions.
- The role is a minimum of 20 hours a week during the semester and full-time over the summer.
Apple is hiring college students to work as remote advisors over on its jobs website.
A listing on its website says:
To qualify, you must be enrolled in a university and must complete training. You'll also have to complete background and pre-employment checks. You need a quiet workspace, an ergonomic chair, and a desk, as well as internet speeds of 5Mb down and 1Mb up. Work availability is full-time over the summer and college breaks, and 20 hours per week minimum during the college semester. Key qualifications are as follows:
- Real passion for customer service and ownership of the customer experience including comprehensive issue resolution
- Able to effectively tailor communication and style to differing audiences
- Able to self manage and work independently in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
- Thrives on a team where expertise is shared and feedback is encouraged
- Effective time management including ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize
- Able to research and grasp technical information across multiple tools while talking with customers
- iOS, Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac experience
- Aptitude for acquiring skills in technical troubleshooting and an eagerness to learn and take on new challenges
The job description states:
Sound like your cup of tea? Head over to Apple's website and submit your CV now!
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