Category: Call Center Tips
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the millions of American families impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma over the last several weeks. We know that this is just the beginning of the recovery and restoration effort. Whether we are preparing for more hurricanes to come or winter weather slowing approaching, safety is absolutely
The conference call has become standard, operating procedure for business today. And, yet, we don’t talk enough about or train our teams on conference call etiquette and productivity; both of which are skills that can be learned by all. It just takes solid training, good leadership and a short list of guidelines that are easy to make happen.
“So, what are real solutions in this business? What game plans, tools, and strategies exist for business leaders to manage real challenges? We need best-in-the-world resources to:
take on human resource struggles
keep costs down.
It takes real solutions to find the talent, resources, and strategies to control these challenges.”
“You will never reach your destination if you throw stones at every dog that barks.” — Sir Winston Churchill As history shows, Winston Churchill was right when he warned against the dangers of distraction. And as those of us in this industry know all too well, it’s very easy for center management to
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” – Sun Tzu One of the most effective ways to determine how your contact center’s performance stacks up against other providers in your industry is to benchmark. Many enterprises are satisfied when their contact center meets goals
Trends toward outsourcing contact centers will gain momentum in 2017. In fact, one of our projects for this year is to combine 4 dispersed centers into one command center for our client. If you are considering reshoring, outsourcing or consolidating centers, now is the time to begin thinking about how we use outcomes and evidence
Choosing the right call center vendor is one of the most important decisions your business can make. The ability to work within your budget and schedule is an absolute starting point. There are additional considerations you need to cover when choosing a contact center vendor. Selecting the right center outsourcer will have numerous positive consequences
As a contact center outsourcer and consultant, we’ve responded to countless requests for information (RFI). The issues that come up in these RFIs range from easy to complex. The most difficult ones require a seasoned contact center team to answer. We’ve picked 16 of the tougher questions and ROI-proven approaches that a worthy consultant should
From 35,000 feet, contact center vendors look very similar. The baseline questions used to sort out the duds from the potential stars are pretty much the same ones you’d ask any one of your supply chain vendors. But when your vendor is interacting directly with your customers on behalf of your company, those questions should
This is the week when we honor the work of our favorite super heroes. We know them by many names: professional problem solvers; queens of the queue; princes of patience; masters of making things right; bearers of the brand; champions of connection. As they answer even the most roundabout, complicated questions (or the same