The Future of Contact Centers: Where Will Technology Take Us?

At a time where technology is changing at a rapid rate, the future becomes nearly impossible to accurately predict. The reality is that these technological advances have resulted in major changes to both customer and employee experience. WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF CUSTOMER CARE LOOK LIKE? We recently hosted a discussion at SOCAP Canada to collaborate with other thought leaders ... Read More

Recruitment Roulette: Hitting the Candidate Jackpot

In our previous blog post, we talked about how brands can find the right customer service candidates by focusing on things like culture fit, “uncapturable” traits, emotional intelligence and curiosity. The next important step in the recruiting process is to meet candidates face-to-face and implement channel specific testing to ensure you’re hitting the candidate jackpot. HIT THE CANDIDATE JACKPOT A ... Read More

Recruitment Roulette: The Winning Advantage of Brand Alignment

From extreme hiring targets to challenging labor pools, recruiting in the contact center industry is not for the faint of heart. The time when retail and other companies start ramping up their hiring for busier seasons is right around the corner, and this type of recruiting requires strategy, patience and creativity. Learn what’s crucial to look for during the next ... Read More

Insights & Analytics: Keep Moving Forward

In the customer care world, tracking and understanding every customer interaction is more important than ever. These insights allow brands to correct policy or procedure issues, respond faster to inquiries and ultimately increase customer satisfaction. In our previous blog, we talked about the importance of overcoming common insights and analytics challenges. What’s just as important is to always use this ... Read More

Insights & Analytics: Overcome Data Roadblocks

Digging deep into data can give a meaningful understanding of what customers are thinking, leading to easier strategic decisions and a better customer journey. The tricky part is overcoming common data challenges. It’s easy to miss the mark, causing roadblocks and blinders to the significant discoveries that could be made. So, how can brands make sure they’re winning with insights ... Read More

Scaling Culture: If It’s Broke, Fix It

In our last blog, we talked about how culture is so much more than fun throw pillows. It has to start from the very beginning and be lived and breathed by the people in an organization. But what good is culture if there is no education on what it means? And how can you fix culture if its sentiment isn’t ... Read More

Scaling Culture: Don’t Mess It Up

It’s critical for any organization to establish a set of common values or a mission statement for employees to feel connected to the business and to feel that what they do matters. Business 101, right? It’s those values that create culture – which is arguably the most important aspect of a company’s long term success. Culture is truly the foundation ... Read More

The Age Of The Customer: What Does Empowerment Look Like?

We’re in “The Age of the Customer”, meaning that the customer is in charge of the way brands make strategic business decisions. This balance of power is forcing companies to put their CX strategies under a microscope. In our last blog, we listed some eye-opening statistics that really prove how important customer experience is today, including that 72% of businesses ... Read More

The Age Of The Customer: Why Does Empowerment Matter So Much?

The customer care world is constantly evolving, which is why it’s no surprise that brands are stepping up their customer experience (CX) game every year. But in order for outsourced customer care teams to win with every interaction, they need to feel empowered in their role. So, how can you ensure that your teams are equipped to give world-class experiences ... Read More

Life’s A Breach Pt 2: Let’s Get Physical…Security

Not only are consumers becoming more aware of data security and when they are giving away their personal information, but they are also starting to avoid or altogether boycott brands if they feel their data is unsafe with them. In 2018, YouGov surveyed consumers globally, giving a clear snapshot of their sentiment: 72% believe they are more aware of security ... Read More