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Empower the workforce with a smarter approach to WEM

The pandemic has shifted the world of work and elevated the importance of agility in contact centers to meet the moment – whatever that moment may be. Right now, it’s working from home (WFH) which presents significant challenges for many and addressing these challenges successfully is critical...


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Building the Culture of a Modern BPO in the Shadow of Zappos

Author: Yoni Epstein Date: December 18, 2020 The founder of Zappos, Tony Hsieh, passed away in tragic circumstances recently at the far-too-early age of 46 . Hsieh built Zappos into a phenomenal business that Amazon bought in 2009 for $1.2 billion, but he stayed on as CEO until his...


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The Importance of Adapting Onboarding and Training for Remote Workforces

People and Culture Posted October 27, 2020 Nearly one-third of all new hires quit their jobs within the first six months - a staggering statistic that costs companies millions of dollars. That makes new-hire training and orientation programs a key investment area...


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Year in Review: The 6 CX Lessons that Defined 2020

CX Best Practices Posted December 29, 2020 In a year dictated by the various stages and devastating impacts of the global pandemic, there have thankfully also been some inspiring moments. These included our ability as a global community to quickly adapt and evolve all...


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Evolving World of Work: Top 3 Call Center Insights to Track

Serious, unusual circumstances like a pandemic tend to shine a spotlight on the call center insights that matter most. That’s because stressful times and uncertain economic conditions can bring out the worst in everyone: customers’ emotions might run high while their patience hits an all-time...


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How Mindfulness Translates to Happier Agents and Customers

Being a customer support agent has to be one of the most stressful jobs in the world, even during normal times. Dealing with issues and problems all day every day is draining. And customers are sometimes at their worst when they connect with agents. The agent is expected to remain calm, cool,...


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Learning is Best Done in Community

When I use the phrase “corporate training” what is the first emotion that crosses your mind? Likely, the emotional equivalent of an eye roll. Too often, corporate training is designed to produce compliance, not creativity. Instead of inspiring employees toward a meaningful change, we are...


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Coronavirus and Contact Centers: Practical Solutions for Business Continuity

As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, or coronavirus, increases across the United States and around the world, businesses are expressing valid concern around how their staff, customers, and day-to-day captive centers and BPO operations will be affected. To maintain employee safety as...

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