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A Call To Advertise Responsibly In Digital

A Call To Advertise Responsibly In Digital by Maarten Albarda , Featured Contributor, October 15, 2021 Last week, I sat through a presentation by a client’s third-party verification service, which had analyzed digital media ad placement relative to the client’s self-defined safety and decency requirements. And while confidentiality prevents me from sharing specifics, there are … Continue reading A Call To Advertise Responsibly In Digital

Call Volume Forecasting: Predicting the Future from an Unusual Past

Sean Miller September 27, 2021 Call volume forecasts are inarguably an essential tool in the successful delivery of customer care excellence. Your program’s forecast is the map that tells you where to go based on where you’ve been. Without it, you’re lost at sea. With it, you’re one significant step closer to delivering an exceptional … Continue reading Call Volume Forecasting: Predicting the Future from an Unusual Past

An Employee Onboarding Checklist for Your Call Center Agent’s First 30 Days

Laura Krajewski September 10, 2021 Jobvite’s annual Job Seeker Nation survey found that 34% of employees have left a job in the first 90 days at some point in their careers. Contact center attrition is painful as it is. But to lose a new hire 3 months in, you’re left looking for a replacement way … Continue reading An Employee Onboarding Checklist for Your Call Center Agent’s First 30 Days

Asking the Right Questions: 5 Questions to Use in Your Next Call Center Interview

Laura Krajewski September 5, 2021 As a hiring manager, there’s a lot riding on your ability to have a productive interview and find the right agents and supervisors for your call center. If taken too lightly, interviews can end up being a formality that wastes time and doesn’t help you find the right person for … Continue reading Asking the Right Questions: 5 Questions to Use in Your Next Call Center Interview

The 4 Call Center Dashboard Metrics Your Executive Team Needs to See

Laura Krajewski September 2, 2021 Transparency is key when you’re managing a successful team. When organizations practice transparency with their employees, they see greater success in several areas. They have increased employee engagement, a stronger company culture, and foster a comfort that empowers employees to communicate freely. A lot of data is coming in and … Continue reading The 4 Call Center Dashboard Metrics Your Executive Team Needs to See

Value Your Employees and Pay Them Well to Improve Your Call Center Experience

Laura Krajewski July 31, 2021 Businesses need to be profitable to keep running. So when talking about money, it can be tempting to cut your budget in a number of places – starting with the paychecks of your entry-level employees. But, what happens when a company underpays their employees? For your call center agents, it … Continue reading Value Your Employees and Pay Them Well to Improve Your Call Center Experience

4 Steps to Build a Call Center Training Program that Works

Laura Krajewski June 28, 2021 Designing an effective training program in a call center is no easy task. Sure, your onboarding may be sufficient for new hires. But as those new hires become seasoned employees, their initial training fades, and you need to supplement it with new knowledge. Why? Well-trained call center agents are essential … Continue reading 4 Steps to Build a Call Center Training Program that Works

Taking Steps toward a Long-Lasting Culture of Inclusion and Equality in Your Call Center

Laura Krajewski June 23, 2021 Workplace culture, safety and equality is critical to running a successful call center. It shapes employee engagement and retention, it affects the perception prospective hires have about your company. And for call centers, which are plagued by some unfortunate statistics (74% of call center agents are at risk of burnout … Continue reading Taking Steps toward a Long-Lasting Culture of Inclusion and Equality in Your Call Center