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Employee Advocacy is Rooted in Call Center Culture

Elements of an Employee Advocacy Program

If you are considering rolling out an employee advocacy program, there are a few critical core elements that need to be in place to...
Changing Employee Engagement in the Contact Center

The Changing Landscape of Employee Engagement

Millennials and Gen Z employees are growing in influence of work organizations and cultures, especially call centers and customer service. According to a 2016...
Five Tips to Improve Employee Engagement During New-Hire Training in the Call Center

5 More Tips to Boost Engagement During New-Hire Training

In my last post, I offered five tips to reduce your new-hires’ training jitters, while increasing their knowledge retention and engagement. The following are...
Employee Advocacy: Common Missteps to Avoid in a successful employee advocacy program at your contact center

Employee Advocacy: Common Missteps to Avoid

While a successful employee advocacy program can boost your company’s credibility, visibility and even revenue, the reality is that many companies attempt to launch...
Agent Engagement and the Customer Experience

Agent Engagement and the Customer Experience

What does it take to improve agent satisfaction and retention? Today, one of the key topics of discussion in most contact centers is the high...
Getting Top Level Support

Executive Interaction on the Front Lines

Interaction with the staff is important in most any leadership position, but it is absolutely critical in a contact center. The agent’s job success...
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Inside View: CARiD

When you think of brands that deliver service that “wows” customers, an automotive aftermarket parts and accessories business may not be the first thing...
Coffee Talk in the Contact Center

Coffee Talk with Mark Brody

I’m sure many of you, like me, are fans of “Saturday Night Live” or “SNL.” One of my favorites was Mike Myers as the...
Key Drivers Contact Center Agent Engagement

4 Key Drivers of Agent Engagement

What is it that makes the agents in certain contact centers especially enthusiastic about their jobs and more committed to delivering a high-quality customer...
Five ways to improve contact center agent engagement

5 Ways to Improve Engagement

Universities, consultants, authors and experts all have a lot to say about employee engagement. The attention paid to this topic is encouraging, as it...
Contact Center Executive Outlook on Employee Engagement

Contact Center Executive Outlook on Employee Engagement

Employee engagement continues to top the lists of management challenges—and with good reason. It’s a complex issue that directly influences the business—positively or negatively—through...
Five tips for leading millennial customer service agents in the call center

5 Tips for Leading Millennials

The millennial generation (those born between 1980 and 2000) has been described as the most high-maintenance workforce to date, but it can also be...