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How to Foster Diversity & Inclusion in the Contact Center

To create meaningful change in the workplace, feedback about D&I challenges and obstacles must come from those who experience them on a day-to-day basis.

People Hiring Culture


What Execs Want: How to Respond to Visionary Ideas

Keep an open mind and bring the ‘can do’ attitude that your executives expect.

Strategy Planning


Strike While the Iron Is Hot

Executives across many industries are more aware than ever of the value of the contact center.

Strategy Visibility COVID-19


Reminiscing

What makes this industry special are the relationships that are built to last, even through this miserable pandemic.

People


What Is Your Customer-Centric DNA?

Truly customer-centric organizations are driven by strong leaders who desire positive change. They have a clear vision for a better future, even if there are potential unknowns along the way.

Strategy Vision - Mission - Values Customer Experience Research


Biden Administration Impact on Contact Centers

In an otherwise unpromising employment environment, the contact center space may shine like a bright beacon.

Operations


Digital Customer Care: 10 Ways to Fix Not-Very-Good Tweets to Customers

Twitter has been around since 2006, which means most brands have more than a decade of experience providing customer service in this channel.

People


Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Leader

To become the best version of yourself, the most empathetic version, the most compassionate and kind version—takes work!

People Development


The Role of Contact Center Agents in Product Innovation

It’s incredibly empowering for associates to see their ideas come to fruition.

Strategy


Managing Emotional Labor in the Contact Center

When frontline employees use deep acting to interact with customers, absenteeism and turnover are reduced.

People


COVID-Era Phone Fraud Demands Omnichannel Response

IVR security technology has improved by leaps and bounds in the past several years, but many contact centers have been slow to implement the latest and greatest advances.

Technology Omnichannel Data Security


Changes in Customer Experience: What Does 2021 Hold?

Don’t let technology and automation stand in the way of personalized interaction and experience.

Strategy Customer Experience


Planning a Safe Return to Work

The rampant spread of highly contagious variants of the virus has more companies grappling with whether to require employees to be vaccinated before returning to the workplace.

Strategy Culture COVID-19


Keep the Ball Rolling!

Change is often the result of any good assessment, one in which the entire team has been included from the get-go.

Strategy Planning


Artificial Intelligence—The Post-Pandemic Contact Center Superhero

It’s time for our own superhero in the contact center industry. I nominate inefficiency as the villain in this superhero story and contact center automation as the superhero.

Technology Artificial Intelligence COVID-19


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