Contact Center Management
Make 2022 the Best Year Ever for Your Contact Center!
Posted on January 07, 2022 in Agent Experience • Best Practices • Blog • Business continuity • Call Center Consulting • Call Center DIY • Call center Humor • Call Center Management • Call centre consulting • Contact center consulting • Contact Center Industry Statistics • Contact Centre Ops • Customer Experience • Forecasting- WFM • Incentives • Leadership • Opinion • People management • Success • Supervisor • Training • WFH • WFM
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By Peg Ayers As the New Year begins, many of us turn to thoughts of self-improvement, swearing off sweets, resolving to run three miles a day or promising not to spend hours in front of the television every weekend. But how many of us look at our contact centers and think about making this New […]Read more
Multiple Workstyles May Signal the Need for New Compensation Plans at Many US Contact Centers
Posted on September 03, 2021 in Agent Experience • Best Practices • Call Center Consulting • Call Center Management • Contact center consulting • Contact Centre Ops • Hiring a call center consultant • People management • Turnover • Virtual Call Center • Vrirtual Contact Center • WFH • WFM
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by JD Fairweather After several months of remote working – a workstyle many contact center leaders would have deemed impossible to implement a year and a half ago – employers are finding it difficult to lure staff back into the office. The Delta variant notwithstanding, it seems that employees are far too settled into the […]Read more
Gratitude: Now’s the Time to Show It!
By Peg Ayers With the holiday season upon us and New Year’s Day coming up, it’s easy to say, “Let’s just get out of this ridiculous year! I don’t want to give 2020 another thought! I’m looking to the future.” Focus on the future is great, but let’s not forget the lessons we’ve learned this […]Read more
Finding Real Experts in the Age of LinkedIn
Posted on October 14, 2020 in Call Center Assessment • Call Center Audit • Call Center Consulting • Call Center Management • Contact center consulting • Expert round-up • Hiring a call center consultant
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By Colin Taylor In the age of Linked In, everyone claims to be an expert and the challenge for most people is how do you tell the real experts from the self-appointed? I would humbly suggest that there a few factors to consider; What have they done and where (locations and verticals)? In short, what […]Read more
Where are My Friends? Adjusting to Life as a Leader
By Peg Ayers A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit. John C. Maxwell In my years in contact center leadership, my team and I debated many topics and searched for answers to such burning questions […]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
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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
I get no respect!
By Turaj Seyrafiaan In the past 25 years I have visited hundreds of contact centers and have spoken to many contact center directors. Beside all the typical operational issues, one subject comes up frequently; contact center management feeling that the rest of the organization does not appreciate what the contact center does. In fact, one […]Read more
Looking at the Post-COVID-19 Contact Center
By Colin Taylor Roughly three months into the COVID-19 shutdown, there has been a lot of discussion around what COVID-19 has done to our society, our economy, our elderly and; if you live in my little corner of the world; our customer experiences and contact centers. Contact centers for many organizations could not stop operating, […]Read more
Engaging Employees at Any Distance
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‘ By Peg Ayers If you had a way to increase sales by 20%, be 21% more profitable and increase your customer satisfaction scores by 10%, would you do it? How about improving employee retention by 24-59%, lowering absenteeism by 41% and increasing productivity by 17%? According to the Gallup Organization, you could do all […]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