How to become a secret buyer
Who is a secret buyer? This is a regular employee, whose duties include performing quality checks of the service provided in shops, cafes, cinemas, dry cleaners, gas stations and even sex shops. Mystery shopper evaluates the work of employees of the point of sale inspected by him for a number of parameters; The ultimate goal of such a check is to identify possible shortcomings in the organization of the institution. Thus, working as a secret buyer, you can go shopping, ask sellers questions about goods that you are interested in personally and in addition to everything get paid for it. How to get a job?
What do you need to become a secret buyer?
The profession of a secret buyer can hardly be the main source of income, but it allows you to earn some money by simply visiting those outlets that are decided to inspect. A potential secret buyer should have such qualities as communication skills, ease of climbing and responsibility. His sincere interest in improving the quality of the services provided to his clients is very important. These qualities will allow him not only to objectively assess the level of service, but also if possible to give a number of recommendations, compliance with which will make the interaction of staff and customers more productive.
In some cases, the future secret buyer should also have such technical devices as a dictaphone or a video camera. In principle, this is suitable for any modern cell phone, in which there are such functions. What settings need to be set and how to make a high-quality audio or video recording - the representative of the employer will instruct the secret buyer about this.
Who does the secret buyer work for and how do they become?
On the Internet you can find information about the vacancy of a secret buyer in the territory of your locality. Of course, in megacities, the demand for such employees is higher than in small cities. On the website of the company that employs secret buyers, or on its page in the social network, you can fill out an application for registration. In the future applications will be reviewed by HR specialists who will contact you if your candidature is approved.
Another option is to study the "Work" section of any publication with ads - the agencies involved in recruitment, including hiring of secret buyers. Perhaps you should advertise for a job with the mark "free schedule" - there is an option that in this case, HR managers themselves will contact you. You will come to their office, pass an interview and be able to start your career as a secret buyer.
Representatives of the employer will tell you all the necessary information so that you can conduct your first check. On how well you will succeed, and your further cooperation with this company will depend.
Periodically, for secret buyers, free training is conducted, on which people receive knowledge that allows them to work even more carefully.