2020 has been a year of massive change for every business. Some industries and segments are surging, while some are almost at a standstill. Some organizations desperately need new employees, and some have been forced to release talent into a labor market that’s suddenly flooded with qualified candidates anxious for stable income.
The number of call center software solutions on the market continues to grow. After all, as technology continues to develop, it’s become easier and easier to utilize technology within your customer service strategy. There are things on the market in 2020 that customer service representatives of days past could only dream of, and some of […]
Every business owner knows that customer feedback is important for a company’s success. The relationship between the customer and the customer service representative can make or break a sale, and if you multiply that across hundreds, thousands, or millions of customers, you start to see the importance of high-quality customer service. But you won’t know […]
What is the gold standard of customer care? It begins with a great customer contact team. Today we have a special Q&A for you with the leader of one such team: Diana Beckman, Sr. Director of Global Client Services at Autodesk Inc.
In a previous article, we reported on Shep Hyken’s opening keynote at our virtual roundtable event Customer Contact Now. At this event, customer contact leaders, vendors, and experts came together to discuss the state of customer support and how leaders can help their agents succeed.
Last month, we kicked off an exclusive event for customer contact leaders across the nation. Our first-ever virtual roundtable event, Customer Contact Now, allowed customer contact leaders, vendors, and experts to get together and share their challenges, solutions, and best practices for making customers and customer service agents happier and less stressed during these challenging […]
While many of us hoped, prayed, and assumed the coronavirus crisis would be over by now, the truth is that many places in the country are still in the thick of it. That means many of us are working from home for the foreseeable future.
The unprecedented impact of the coronavirus pandemic is something enterprises and businesses around the world could never have predicted. With the United States locking down in March, companies had to resort to new ways of working.
Handling more and more customer service problems over e-mail? As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rear its ugly head, a lot of customer service remains in the digital sphere. And with children at home and adults trying to operate under the same roof all day long, it can be hard for a customer to pick […]
While your agents are busy putting customers’ fears and concerns at ease, how are your managers supporting these agents in their transition to telecommuting brought on by the coronavirus pandemic?