Call Center Memes: By Agents, For Agents

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Agent Quality of Life

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At Tenacity, we talk a lot about the agent experience. The theme tends to center around the immense stress and loneliness that comes with the job, which is not always a fun topic. Agents deal with a host of day-to-day frustrations that most people would deal with by slamming their heads against a wall. One […]

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The BPO That Knows How To Get Ahead

Thursday, November 16, 2017 Employee Turnover


As a company that focuses on call center employee quality of life and improving the bottom line for employers, we take pride in putting smiles on our customers’ faces. Unfortunately, the call center is a place where you rarely see employees smiling, because of the nature of the job – high stress, few opportunities to […]

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5 Reasons That Call Center Stress Is Destroying Agent Retention

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Agent Quality of Life

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Workplace stress has been called “a costly epidemic” (seems right) and, for some unclear reason, Groupon (yes, that Groupon) recently did a study on work stress — and found it to be pretty pervasive. There is an irony to all this, of course: in the 1930s, Keynes (a relatively famous economist) predicted that we’d be […]

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Maslow’s Hierarchy: The Key To Great Customer Experience

Thursday, March 30, 2017 Uncategorized

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Like everyone else, your organization is focused on the customer experience as a key to sustainability and growth. But for all the noise around CX these days, there remains a glaring blind spot: the call center. It is here that one of the most basic models of human motivation is butchering the experience for your […]

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Six Wholly Unbelievable Things That Improve Employee Quality Of Life

Monday, March 6, 2017 Agent Quality of Life

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You can be of two minds about how many people truly care about employee quality of life. Obviously the worker bee segment of the population, including call center agents, wants to make sure there’s some degree of quality of life in their roles. Who wants to spend 10 hours or more a day in stressful, […]

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Some #RealTalk On Call Center Employee Engagement

Friday, March 3, 2017 Agent Quality of Life

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Came across this article recently about the origin of corporate buzzwords (kind of an interesting topic) and it got me thinking: what’s the worst buzzword out there? This is like picking a favorite movie or song, honestly: everyone has a specific one, for specific reasons, that often irritate you to the very core of your […]

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