Attention. Thank you. Forward March

Written by gcsagents on November 11, 2015

Did you know that in the 1940s the American Auto Industry did not make any cars for almost three years? During World War II the auto makers turned their assembly lines into wartime producers of military equipment. Over 40,000 tanks, 100,000 planes and dozens of ships were created in the name of freedom. The auto

Thanks For Giving

Written by gcsagents on July 15, 2015

Thanksgiving is a holiday started by the pioneers and settlers of our country along with our Native Americans. They took pause to join together and give thanks for what God had provided them. It took initiative and coordination to establish this tradition. As the country slowly recovers from a recession and high unemployment, more and

Campaign Director Overview

Written by Frank Camp on July 26, 2012

To put it in simple terms, Campaign Director is a dialing platform. It is a technology solution that allows us to do what our business model sells, to make customer contacts and help our clients manage business relationships. Primarily we make outbound contact calls to customers for our clients and take inbound calls from customers for our clients. Different platforms have

Coaching Employees in the Contact Center 101

Written by Bucky Cline on July 5, 2012

In the virtual conference this week, Greg Alcorn touched on many topics relating to the how’s and why’s of coaching and communication in the contact center. Quality coaching and active monitoring greatly improves our performance and helps us see where we can grow our skills. It is easy to take someone’s advice as criticism and not as

How Does a Calling Campaign Start in a Contact Center?

Written by George Simons on February 13, 2012

Did you ever wonder how a new program is implemented at GCS? What may seem simple on the surface does have some complexity to it. Here are a few things to know: Each program is custom developed for our clients. Because their requirements are usually unique, each program is created individually in the GCS system to insure we

Common Outbound Metrics Measured in a Contact Center

Written by Frank Camp on January 24, 2012
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The Client Services team at GCS is charged with not only the overall, daily management of our programs, but also in keeping the pulse on what is important to our clients. Knowing their key metrics for success means we can focus on the right things internally to translate our results into what is most important

Building Rapport!

Written by Frank Camp on March 9, 2011

While walking the floor with the managers as the process was taking place, one idea kept coming to mind – how great it was to see the relationships and rapport that was growing each day between supervisors and agents. I found an article that talks about rapport and how it relates to the coaching process. Although it deals with coaching in a law firm, many of the principles certainly apply to our industry as well.

Fewer Americans opening wallets, now might be a good time to call.

Written by George Simons on November 8, 2010

Americans have always had a big heart and despite a fall off in donation levels, there has been a upswing in volunteer hours. This article points out the fund raising facts and warns non-profits not to rely on just direct mail to keep donations flowing. It points out uses of social networking as well. Fewer