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Call Center Attrition – Understanding this important KPI

Turnover and attrition. A problem that has plagued many in the customer service industry. A QATC (Quality Assurance & Training Connection) study benchmarks the average call center agent turnover rate ranges between 30%-45%. Many look at this KPI as top metric in calculating a call center’s success. The high agent turnover leads to reduced customer satisfaction rates, lower first-call resolution rates, and many other issues. Read more in our latest blog post.

Call Center Tech Trends: Mid-Year Update

A few months ago, we wrote a blog predicting technology trends in call centers for 2023. As we move into the year’s second half, we’re revisiting those predictions and analyzing the trends we’ve seen in call centers so far. With technology changing so much in the past year, it’s important to stay current on the latest trends and how they impact the contact center industry.

The “Dumb” Things Call Centers Still Do but Shouldn’t

Call centers around the world have been through a great deal over the past 2 years. The pandemic and the sudden need to move tens of thousands of their people to a work-at-home environment have forced all companies to take a serious look at their operations, people practices, technology and so much more. In this …

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Customer Success vs. Customer Service

In this episode, we are joined by Emily Keller, LinkedIn’s Head of Talent Solutions Enterprise Customer Success. We discuss the complex relationship that many companies today have with their customers and how these complexities have forced organizations to think more holistically and proactively relative to their customer management strategy. As Emily tells us, it’s not just …

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Sourcing a Call Center Outsource Partner in a Post Pandemic World

Our special guest for this episode is Jeff Velodota, the Director of Sales and Marketing for one of our call center outsource partners; Telecom INC. Along with Doug Deker (President of Call Center Power and outsourcing GURU), we explore how performing the due diligence process on a potential BPO outsource partner has changed pre vs …

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A Continent of Call Center Opportunity

Africa is quickly becoming a new HUB for the call center industry.  However, through misperception or inexperience, many “call center” people around the world are unaware of what this burgeoning market has to offer.  Well, the African people are working to change that.  Africa is a huge place with diverse cultures, a highly educated workforce, …

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