Engagement


7 Ideas to Build Engagement with Work-From-Home Agents

Working from home can feel like being stranded on a desert island.

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Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Leader, Part 3

Influence occurs when you are authentic, as you invest in others. It is the ability to have a positive impact on others or to gain their buy-in.

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How Your Contact Center Agents Can Drive More Revenue

Don’t focus on KPIs at the expense of everything else. The most successful workplace cultures are both metrics- and mission-driven.

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26 Ideas for Engaging Your Contact Center Team

You don’t need a reason to pick up the phone and talk to your team.

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Leading with Compassion

Those who receive compassion are subsequently better able to direct their support and caregiving to others.

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How Do We Build Culture with Distributed Teams?

The only role in your organization that can affect the behavioral change of your customer-facing teams are your team managers.

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Make Diversity & Inclusion an Essential Contact Center KPI

If you don’t back up a diverse team with a meaningful inclusion strategy, you’ll have checked a lot of boxes but be left with a contact center full of people who feel as though they...

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Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Leader, Part 2

Leaders who are aware of their tendencies, biases and blind spots tend to be more open to growing into the best version of themselves.

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This Little Light of Mine… Keep It Shining!

Engagement is a key ingredient in feeling valued; it is also a prerequisite for an optimistic culture.

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Invest in Your Human Capital

How do I calculate return on investment? By smiles, laughter, appreciation and camaraderie.

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Leading with Empathy

How and why people feel the way they do is very complicated. It gets even more problematic when viewed across your entire ecosystem.

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Customer Service Team Appreciation in 2020

Even now, 2020 continues to be a series of challenges—and perhaps no group has faced and met more than frontline employees engaged in customer service.

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How to Retain and Engage Your Best Agents

How you treat your best employees during a downturn will influence whether you retain them when times get better.

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Avoiding Work-at-Home Virtual Shock

Virtual shock can occur even if the employee loved their job in the past or enjoys working from home.

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Employee Engagement: 5 Lessons from a Pandemic

What’s curious amid the gloom is that, during the pandemic, employees have been more engaged than they have been in 20 years.

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