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Which BPO Companies are the Hardest to Work for? - 11/24/08 07:45 PM
I have been asked this controversial question many times in the last few years by my past customers. When asked this I somehow have absolutely no problem answering them without having any reservation. I might surprise some of you here by being point blank and straight to the point. Plus, you should know that I have officially fired companies that I found to be not worth the amount of frustration that they caused. Keep in mind that when I would talk about this and share my personal opinion and preferences it is based on my own first-hand experience with each company. I feel like I can (16 comments)
If You're Using An Assistant To Help With Your BPO Orders, You Must Read This - 11/20/08 12:46 PM
In the not too distant past, I too have been guilty of using multiple assistants to help me with my BPO orders. My BPO team consisted of this: two people to help me do the data entry side of the BPO orders, with one of my teammates helping by taking photos in a nearby county which was about 30 miles from where I covered. This helped me to expand the territory that I covered as well as have help with the side of my BPO business that I grew to dislike very much....the data entry side. I had to learn the hard (1 comments)
The Craziest BPO Order I've Even Been Asked to Do! - 11/19/08 03:23 PM
When I stop to think about all of the orders I have done over the last few years (the numbers being in over 1,000) many times come to mind about being asked to do some pretty crazy things. The one that sticks in my mind the most is this one......... When I was asked by LSI/Fidelity to do a BPO order that paid $45, for a property that was located on an island that did not have traditional access to by a ferry. It was a very small island that was about 7 miles off shore of Bellingham. I've been on the island before and (4 comments)
Want to Know Which BPO and REO Companies Pay the Fastest? - 11/19/08 02:27 PM
Then, you've come to right place! I have been asked by one of my BPO Training Students recently, "Which BPO and REO companies pay the fastest?" Here is the list I gave him specially for BPO companies that pay consistently within 7 days: 1. Advanced Collateral Solutions (ACS, through Rels) 2. Rels Valuations (Valuation Support Services) 3. Core Logic (through Rels) 4. eMortgage Logic 5. LAMCO (Lenders Asset Management Company) 6. Ocwen 7. RRR (Residential Real Estate Review) 8. REO Brokerage Group This is just a sample of companies that I have found to consistently pay within 7 days of completing (2 comments)
Hidden Secret Uncovered, You Really Can Automate Your BPO Orders! By Nicole Ocean - 11/07/08 02:49 PM
I Might Get In Trouble For Posting This, But Am Willing to Take the Risk! I have been putting off writing this blog for a few months because I wanted to be better prepared and to learn as much as I could about an extremely tight lipped tool that helps BPO and REO Agents fully automate doing the data entry side of their BPO orders. It now has become painfully obvious to me exactly how TOP producing BPO and REO agents are able to do hundreds of BPO's per week and earn tens of thousands of dollars doing a very high volume of BPO (6 comments)
Hidden Secret Uncovered, You Really Can Automate Your BPO Orders! By Nicole Ocean - 11/07/08 02:42 PM
I Might Get In Trouble For Posting This, But Am Willing to Take the Risk! I have been putting off writing this blog for a few months because I wanted to be better prepared and to learn as much as I could about an extremely tight lipped tool that helps BPO and REO Agents fully automate doing the data entry side of their BPO orders. It now has become painfully obvious to me exactly how TOP producing BPO and REO agents are able to do hundreds of BPO's per week and earn tens of thousands of dollars doing a very high volume of BPO (1 comments)
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