Customer Experience Management
When is Interim Management the Right Choice for Your Contact Center?
By Peg Ayers When your contact center manager leaves, or you create a new management position, you should always look for a long-term replacement, right? Not necessarily. While a long-term replacement is often the right move, sometimes it’s better to transition with an interim manager. An interim manager is an experienced contact center manager who […]Read more
Leading Spirits Organization taps Taylor Reach Group to Design DTC Vision for Customer Experience
One of the world’s largest and fastest-growing premium spirits companies has enlisted the aid of The Taylor Reach Group, Inc. (TRG) to assess their current capabilities and support the design of a new Direct to Consumer (DTC) organizational vision. The DTC channel will support consumers across the globe. Consumer support and experience will be delivered […]Read more
The Importance of Human Connection in a Remote Workplace
Posted on August 20, 2020 in Agent Experience • Best Practices • Business continuity • Call Center Consulting • Call Center Management • Contact center consulting • Contact Centre Ops • Customer Experience Management • Emergency • Employee Engagement • Employee Experience • Leadership • Outsourcing • People management • Training • Virtual Call Center • Vrirtual Contact Center • WFH • WFM
Tags: #callcenter• #callcenterDIY• #callcentre• #cctr• #contactcenter• #contactcentre• #custexp• Attrition• call center• Call Center Consulting• Contact Center Consulting• Contact Center Management• Operational Management• Outsourcing• remote work• remote worker• WFH• WFM• work from home
by Patricia Ballantyne When we packed up our offices to work from home in March, many thought it would only last a few months until it was safe to return to an office space. Today, it seems pretty clear that many companies have adopted this new working model for the foreseeable future. Some will allow […]Read more
Improving CX on a Budget
By Peg Ayers In a recent post, we looked at the cost of providing a poor Customer Experience (CX). A 2019 survey, which interviewed more than 6,000 consumers in Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States says 72% of respondents said, “I am loyal to a certain brand, but as soon as I […]Read more
Trusting those you trust with your most valuable asset
Posted on April 27, 2020 in Agent Experience • Best Practices • Contact center consulting • Customer Experience • Customer Experience Management • People management • retention • rewards/recognition • WFM
Tags: #callcenter• #callcentre• #cctr• #contactcenter• #contactcentre• #custexp• #custserv• #Cx• Attrition• Call Center Consulting• Colin Taylor• Contact Center Consulting• Customer Experience• Leadership• Taylor Reach Group• WFM
By Colin Taylor The agents on the frontline want to help customers. They want to resolve issues, and to deliver the desired customer experience and the brand promise. Doing these things results in happier customers and happier agents (as they were dealing with happy customers). Not providing the tools to enable the agents to serve […]Read more
Think You Can’t Afford to Improve CX? Think Again!
Posted on April 09, 2020 in Call Center DIY • Contact center consulting • Customer Experience • Customer Experience Management • Customer Experience Metrics • Customer Satisfaction • Customer service • CXi
By Peg Ayers Everybody wants to improve the Customer Experience (CX) they provide, right? But maybe you believe it’s just too expensive to even think about it. Your organization is doing its best with the resources it has. What else can you do? Plenty! Providing poor CX is incredibly expensive! A 2019 survey, which interviewed […]Read more
You’re Measuring CX…But What Are You Doing About It?
By Peg Ayers Measuring Customer Experience is important, right? We need to know how customers feel about their interactions with us. We can’t improve what we don’t measure. But what are we doing with the data we gather? And is gathering, analyzing and reporting on that data truly improving the customer experience? I regularly receive […]Read more
Are Your Employees Brave?
By Peg Ayers Not everyone wants brave employees in their contact center. Subservient employees are less trouble to manage. The status quo works for them. They never argue with management decisions. They keep their suggestions to themselves. In short, an unmotivated manager wants employees who don’t rock the boat. But what is the customer experience […]Read more
Contact Center Retention: Get Ahead of Trouble by Pinpointing Front-Line Staff Concerns
Posted on November 21, 2019 in agent attrition • Agent Experience • Call Center Consulting • Contact center consulting • Customer Experience • Customer Experience Management • Employee Engagement • Employee Experience • Leadership • Occupancy • retention • Turnover • WFM
By Peg Ayers Record low unemployment has created new emphasis on employee retention in contact center operations throughout Canada and the United States. With payroll as their biggest expense, contact center operators are searching for ways to retain their good employees and save the thousands of dollars it costs them for each one they […]Read more
Press Release: Leading BPO reaches out to CX and Contact Center consulting firm for assistance in improving agent retention
Posted on November 01, 2019 in agent attrition • Agent Experience • Call Center Consulting • Call Center Management • Call centre consulting • Contact center consulting • Customer Experience Management • Incentives • Leadership • People management • retention • WFM
Taylor Reach Group, Inc., an internationally acknowledged and leading CX and Contact Center consulting firm, announced today that they have been engaged to assess the BPO operational practices and policies with a view to improving agent retention. The US-based client provides customer care and account receivables management services to some of the most respected […]Read more