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AGENT TIP OF THE WEEK – February 24

  • See Something Cool In-Store? Show Us! For the month of February we are running a fun contest! Our clients love to see some of the neat new things that you spot in-store while you are shopping – we send out a e-newsletter each week to our clients and potential clients to show off just what Field Agent can do. We drew our first
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    AGENT TIP OF THE WEEK – March 08

  • Report Store Closures or Incorrect Address Details! Occasionally, we will need to update our database to reflect new store locations, or you will come upon store closures while you’re on a mission. When this happens, please be sure to email us at support@ca.fieldagent.net and report them! We always appreciate our Agent feedback!Enjoy your weekend!

    AGENT TIP OF THE WEEK – MARCH 25

  • Scavenger Hunt Jobs: Right now we are running Scavenger Hunt jobs in certain areas of the country and we wanted to tell you a bit more about these types of jobs.Essentially, we are asking Agents to keep their eyes out for certain things (like Charity Advertising) or send us photos when they make a certain purchase (like using a coupon at
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    AGENT TIP OF THE WEEK

  • Important Changes To Price Check Jobs In the past we have asked you to enter $0.00 if you could not find the requested item during a price check job.Moving forward we will be changing instructions so if you cannot find an item you should choose NOT APPLICABLE instead.This is an important change and you should start doing this right away.Keep
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    AGENT TIP OF THE WEEK

  • STORE HOURS: Be sure to check store hours on Sunday as many locations will be observing holiday hours for Easter Sunday. Call ahead to ensure you don’t spend time heading to a store that’s not open!

    AGENT TIP OF THE WEEK

  • PROFILE UPDATES: We have gotten lots of emails this week regarding how to make changes to your FA profiles, such as how to change your email address or name changes (Congratulations Newlyweds!)! As always, just send us a note at support@ca.fieldagent.net and let us know what you need edited, and we’ll help you out!

    GPS

  • GPS ACCURACY: For our Quality Control, we require a valid GPS location for all audits. You can ensure your device is giving the app an accurate GPS reading by checking out the MAP VIEW of the MY JOBS screen before you start a job. If the map is showing you in the correct location, you are good to go! If
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    SCREENERS

  • SCREENERS: Screeners are an extremely important part of Field Agent. Screeners allow us to target the right Agents with our most relevant jobs for YOU. In doing so, you unlock many more of our paying jobs! We have recently sent out over 500 small appliances to our agents who qualified through these screeners. They will test these products, and write
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    SIN

  • SIN: We have received several emails this week inquiring why we require your social insurance numbers, and why agent accounts are ‘frozen’ when this information is not provided. Once you earn close to $500 with Field Agent, we are required to obtain your SIN and mailing address so we can issue and send your T4A slip to you in the
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    TWO HOUR JOB RESERVATION WINDOW

  • We allow two hours from the time you reserve a job to when you must hit SUBMIT. We recommend that you’re in close proximity to the job location when you reserve the job, as cancelling jobs will reflect poorly on your Agent score. We also do ask that agents only reserve the number of jobs that can reasonably be completed
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