Tapping Into Staffing Alternatives

Tapping Into Staffing Alternatives

As the customer service industry evolves and customer expectations rise, call and contact centers must look to innovative staffing alternatives to traditional onsite hiring...
Find Success by Enhancing Employee Experience

Find Success by Enhancing Employee Experience

Many business owners who set out to create long-lasting ventures choose to delve into service-based businesses. These can run the gamut from restaurants to...
Staffing in the Age of Angst

Staffing in the Age of Angst

We now live in “The Age of Angst”: of fear and insecurity, facing a bleak future with social upheavals, pandemics, natural- and human-caused or...
Attention CSPs: Consumers Need Help!

Attention CSPs: Consumers Need Help!

Whether you pick an economic pundit or a social commentator, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who disagrees that consumers are experiencing a once-in-a-generation...
The Retention Connection

The Retention Connection

Call centers are vital in today’s business landscape, serving as the frontline for customer interactions and support. Yet, despite considerable investment in employee engagement...
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Outsourcing Providers

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Outsourcing Providers

Business process outsourcing (BPO) first gained traction in the late 1990s and has undergone a dramatic transformation since those early days. In its infancy,...
Managing Talent in the Age of AI

Managing Talent in the Age of AI

Adopting artificial intelligence (AI), like Generative AI, and automation is increasingly pivotal to support next-gen talent management strategies in the contact center. Particularly, AI...
How Contact Centers Can Have Available Quality Agents - Part 3

VENDOR ROUNDTABLE: How Contact Centers Can Have Available Quality Agents – Part 3

Contact centers are facing significant challenges, but also opportunities in 2024 and going forward, all of which are based on having the people they...
How Contact Centers Can Have Available Quality Agents - Part 2

VENDOR ROUNDTABLE: How Contact Centers Can Have Available Quality Agents – Part 2

Workforce management (WFM) solutions are the prime go-to tools for contact center managers to assure agent availability and provide an excellent customer experience (CX)....
How Contact Centers Can Have Available Quality Agents - Part 1

VENDOR ROUNDTABLE: How Contact Centers Can Have Available Quality Agents – Part 1

Having the right numbers of skilled quality agents to provide an excellent business-building-and-supporting high quality customer experience (CX) when they are needed has always...
Connecting With Anxious Customers

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our July 2024 Issue

Do you know what I like best about our July issue? It covers all topics that enhance our customer experiences, from covering the contact...
Contact Center Pipeline Top 5 Blog Posts

Top 5 Posts in June

Mark McKinney starts off the top 5 this month with his article unpacking the FCC's recent rulings. He explains the rulings and how they...
How Best to Invest in Agent Retention

How Best to Invest in Agent Retention

In today’s labor market, retaining agents is more difficult than ever. And it’s likely costing your contact center. Because agents have so many options, contact...
Pipeline Puzzle

June Pipeline Puzzle: WFM Works in Back Office, Too!

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Behind An Excellent CX is a Happy Contact Center

Behind An Excellent CX is a Happy Contact Center

What comes to mind when you think of fantastic customer experiences (CXs) you’ve had? If you’re like me, I think of the agent who went...
How Exceptional Service Drives Business Success

How Exceptional Service Drives Business Success

As the saying goes, “You can’t please everyone.” But when it comes to business, pleasing your customers should always be your top priority. Developing long-lasting...
Staying on the Same Wavelength

Staying on the Same Wavelength

The idiom “on the same wavelength” conveys the idea of mutual understanding from a shared perspective and highlights the significance of harmony in viewpoints....
How to Deliver a Healthy Patient Customer Experience

How to Deliver a Healthy Patient Customer Experience

Fully remote, direct-to-patient (DtoP) contact centers - linking patients at home with agents at home - are becoming an increasingly popular way for healthcare...
Learning from the Customers

Learning from the Customers

The products and services that customers seek from companies – the features, pricing, delivery, and marketing - continue to change. Along with the technologies,...
Decoding The Solution Options

Decoding The Solution Options

As companies continue to search for ways to cut costs and improve customer experience (CX), self-service solutions have become increasingly popular. Conversational AI applications...
Energizing the CX

Energizing the CX

With continued market uncertainty, lingering inflation, and heightened customer expectations, business leaders are laser-focused on improving or, more accurately, energizing the overall customer experience...
Working With Consultants

Contact Center Pipeline Magazine: Inside Our June 2024 Issue

I love our June issue. There are so many articles this month offering great advice on how to give our customers better service. If...
Contact Center Pipeline Top 5 Blog Posts

Top 5 Posts in May

Throughout May, our readers are learning how to best wield the latest technologies to improve their CX. First, Brendan and Heather offer insights on...
Pipeline Puzzle

May Pipeline Puzzle: Workforce MATHement

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Unpacking the Recent FCC Rulings

Unpacking the Recent FCC Rulings

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversees powerful laws and regulations impacting the call center industry, notably the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). So, call...
Taking the VoC Road

Taking the VoC Road

A wise old farmer and his diligent son lived in the heart of a tranquil countryside, nestled among rolling hills and swaying fields of...