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Helpful information on Contact Centers, Customer Service and People Skills

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Contact Center Management

Call Center Outsourcing Services: How to Choose the Right Contact Center Vendor

Deciding to outsource your call center activities is a smart way to keep your focus on what really matters – running your business! But, it only works if you choose the right vendor. If you aren’t careful, you could end up with more headaches than the outsourcing is worth.   In this article, we will share the call center outsourcing best practices that lead to the most successful contact center projects. We will also go over a few red flags to look out for at the beginning of a project as well. Taken together, they can help keep your outsourcing project on the right path.

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Contact Center Management

Call Center Outsourcing Companies: 5 Things to Expect From Your Vendor

Once you have decided to outsource your company’s contact center activities to someone else, the research begins. You will find that there are many vendors out there, but that doesn’t mean that all, or even most of them, will be a good match for your organization. Aside from more subjective strengths and weaknesses, outsourcing call centers can differ on very objective measures like their choice of business models – and that can have a lasting impact on your company’s success.

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Contact Center Management

5 Call Center Staffing Model Examples

Staffing a call center is not a one-size-fits-all solution. While outsourcing all or part of the staffing of your company’s contact center can be a turnkey operation, you need to decide the staffing model best suited for your needs.

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Contact Center Management

Call Center Staffing Agencies: How Much Does It Cost?

Call center staffing is critical to the success of your contact center. Whether you are hiring for inbound customer service or outbound sales, people make the difference. They impact the customer experience; they also impact your company budget. By how much will depend on the way you chose to structure your call center operations.

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Careers

10 Ways to Find Your Call Center’s Competitive Edge in 2018

Businesses are always looking for the competitive edge. Finding and working that edge involves staying current and top-of-mind with clients and potential customers. It’s also about pushing the businesses to the forefront of innovation and agility, in both product and service development. It really is all about innovation. Processes often are repetitive for good reasons.

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Contact Center Consulting  |  Performance  |  soft skills training

Dynamic, Voice Variety

First, a short language lesson - the word ‘monotone’ which means a continuous, droning, and unchanging tone comes from the Greek word monotonia – meaning "one tone". That word is also the root from which we get the word ‘monotonous’ - meaning dull and tedious. And that’s no coincidence.

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