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How to Stay Awake in a Call Center

Sleep deprivation of employees is one of the major problems of employees working in the call center industry. This is because of the night shift schedule of call center companies because of the time difference between the agents and the market they serve, which usually reside in the other side of the globe. Thus, how to stay awake in the office is a common problem among call center employees.

Sleep during the day. People need to rest. Hence, the only way to stay awake in the call center at night is to have sufficient sleep during the day. Even robots need energy and humans need to sleep in order to energize.

Enjoy the work. Boredom can make you sleepy even if you have sufficient sleep. On the other hand, people can stay awake if they are remain excited and they enjoy the moment. So how exactly can you enjoy work? This is practically one of the most difficult things to do in life. There are different ways to enjoy work. One is by finding inspiration at work. Find friends at work. Socialize a lot. People who are happiest are people who are surrounded with friends. So one should open up at work and create friends among one’s co employees.

Value work. Some people tend to miss the value of work. Instead of focusing on the difficulty and hassles that work can give, people should focus on the importance of work especially on how one is empowered to be capable of raising and providing for a family. Besides, people find meaning with work because it is the channel through which one can serve other people and make one’s life useful and needed by society.

Eat. Some people tend to lose their appetite at night because their body clocks dictates that they should be at rest. One way to fight off sleep is by eating or consuming something. This can be a form of snacks like chocolate. One can also opt to sip hot soup or drink coffee, which has a natural stimulant to keep you awake.

Originally posted 2012-05-30 08:40:05.

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