A chat agent works with customers to answer questions and provide real-time support for their concerns. In this career, you may work strictly with sales or troubleshoot technical issues. Your responsibilities include responding quickly through live chat and providing courteous and professional customer service. Your duties also typically involve email communication for following up with help tickets. You often train users on the correct use of a product or help them do minor repairs on their own. As a chat agent, you usually work in an office or call center with other team members.