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Susan Hash

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Susan Hash is the Editor of Contact Center Pipeline. She is a veteran business journalist with more than 20 years of specialized experience writing about customer care and contact centers.
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Inside View: TCL North America

If you are unfamiliar with TCL (The Creative Life), you probably won’t be for long. Although the brand is a worldwide leader in TV...
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Agent Retention: Closing the Revolving Door

We know that agent turnover—particularly among entry-level staff—is still the No. 1 challenge for contact centers. As Matt Stevenson, Mercer Partner and Leader of...
Contact Center Agent Retention

Agent Turnover Still No. 1 Challenge for Contact Centers

High agent turnover has been a leading source of frustration in contact centers for decades. Despite dealing with rapidly evolving technologies, digital channel expansion...
Disaster Planning tips for the Contact Center

Take Care of Your Staff During and After a Disaster

As mentioned in a previous post, developing a people-centric disaster plan should be a collaborative effort that takes place before a disaster strikes. During...
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Top 5 Posts in April

Workforce management tips and takeaways were the topics on the Pipeline blog in April. WFM expert Tiffany LaReau’s insightful notes from the SWPP conference...
Disaster Planning tips for the Contact Center

Consider the Human Factor in Disaster Planning

When a disaster strikes, senior leadership must act quickly and decisively to protect the business and keep it operating. For employees, though, concerns are...
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Inside View: Matt Medina, Dun & Bradstreet Emerging Businesses

Launching a contact center is like a juggling act. You may want to start simply by throwing and catching one ball correctly, but soon...
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Top 5 Posts in March

March definitely came in like a lion in many parts of the country. But when the weather is lousy, it’s a good time to...
Contact Center Pipeline Magazine March 2017

Employees Crave Feedback: Make It Personal and Unique

Feedback is one of the most powerful motivators in a high-performing culture, says Mackenzie Kyle, author of The Performance Principle: A Practical Guide to...
Contact Center Pipeline Magazine March 2017

Leaders: Managing the Culture Is Your Job

Over the past few years, there has been a growing awareness among top-level executives about the impact of culture on business success. Yet the...
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Inside View: Moni Smart Security

The home security market has undergone a considerable evolution in recent years. The emergence of smart home technology has introduced a variety of new...
Contact Center Pipeline Magazine March 2017

Create a High-Performing Environment

If you take a close look at thriving businesses that have built reputations for innovation and exceptional customer service, you’ll find employees who are...