Call Center Attrition Rates Are At An All Time Low. Lol JK.

Monday, June 12, 2017 Agent Attrition, Costs and Measurement

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Call center attrition rates are going up before they go down, and that’s a challenging aspect for your business. Let’s walk through a few things you need to know here. First: the broader landscape. The average worker lasts about 4.2 to 4.6 years on the job right now across North America (all industries). In 2017, […]

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Can Lower Call Center Turnover Rates Improve Customer Experience?

Monday, June 5, 2017 Employee Turnover, Customer Experience

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We talk often about the intersection point of call center attrition and improved customer experience, and rightfully so. Customer experience is a big deal for brands these days — supposedly 74% of executives make it a priority now — and while there are different ROI metrics tying customer experience to the bottom line, the overall […]

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Employee Engagement Software: The Obvious Answer To Call Center Turnover

Friday, May 26, 2017 Employee Turnover, Employee Engagement

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Meet our friend Norm. Norm is not a regular in a Boston bar, although he was a bit of a drinker in college. (That’s neither here nor there.) A capable professional now, he’s second-in-command to the CFO at a $100M revenue company producing The Finest Widgets in all the land. They have several call centers, […]

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5 Reasons That Call Center Stress Is Destroying Agent Retention

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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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How To Improve Customer Experience And Call Center Attrition With One Solution

Friday, May 12, 2017 Agent Attrition, Customer Experience

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Man, customer experience really took off, didn’t it? For years, executives essentially viewed customers as wallets with fingers. Then, sometime around the early part of the 2010s, customer experience became “the thing.” Everyone wanted to know how to improve customer experience. Breathless strategies rushed into every corner of the space. Suddenly, there were enough “customer […]

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4 Ways To Reduce Call Center Turnover Rates And Improve Customer Loyalty Like A Boss

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Employee Turnover, Agent Attrition, Customer Retention

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Let’s start with a couple of held-to-be-self-evident truths. Most executives want — and are ultimately bonus’ed off of — customer growth, and taught that one path to it is to improve customer loyalty. And while not every executive believes the call center can drive revenue growth (hint: it can), smarter ones realize there are gains […]

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