There are plenty of job opportunities for Secret Shoppers right this instant. As long as businesses pride themselves on excellent customer service, then they will focus on recruiting the services of a secret shopping company (or a market research company that provides secret shopping services).
I've been a Secret Shopper for several years now and I do this job on the side. It's great work 'cause I only have to select the shops I'm interested in doing, when I'm interested in doing them. For instance, I love doing a secret shop at a really good salon near my home. So I wait until I need a hair cut, log-on to the secret shopping site I'm a member of, and select the salon shop I'm interested in when it's available.
I just logged on to the secret shopping company's website - These are a sample of the jobs currently available where I live and how much they pay:
-Dinner for two at a popular pizza restaurant chain, up to $50 reimbursement
-Oil and Filter Change, $100 in service
-Popular sports retailer, up to $25 in product + $14 pay
-Mobile phone brand retailer, $15 pay
-Sporting arena event, 2 free $$ tickets to a game or concert
-International in-flight airline evaluation, 50% off $$$ of your airline ticket up to $5000!
There is no pressure or expectation for me to do more shops than I'm interested in. However, if you really want to get steady hours then of course you have to be more flexible. Put out quality reports and then get a reputable name for yourself in the business. The shops will just keep on coming to you!
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Welcome to my blog on the information and advice you need to know to get started as a Secret Shopper! I love this work and would like to share my experience with you. :)