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Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by feely, Oct 2, 2007.

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  1. feely

    feely Bit Poster


    I could have a start in a call centre next week if I want - but it is non-IT related. I am told the company does do IT support, but the job I could get isn't in that area. My question is this - even though it is not in an IT area, would this still be good experience and would it be helpful in maybe getting a job in IT support a wee bit down the line?

    In the interview, I am gonna ask about the IT work they do, and see if it possible to switch across ....just looking a bit of advice really.

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  2. drum_dude

    drum_dude Gigabyte Poster

    Yeah it would help in obtaining a 1st line support role in a call centre as that type of role requires good customer support services skills...in fact it could help a lot in most IT roles as employers like to see good customer service skills above IT skills - IT skills can be taught, attitude and approach is somewhat more difficult to teach!

    I would drop the hint that IT support is what you would like to get into...don't be too direct with your questioning/ambitions though!
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  3. greenbrucelee
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    greenbrucelee Zettabyte Poster

    Yes it would, you would gain valuable experience from talking to customers etc I'd say go for it, then drop hints etc
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  4. feely

    feely Bit Poster

    Yea, thats kinda what I was thinking...rock 'n' roll...thanks :)
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