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Are you an employer of choice?

See what contact centre agents are looking for in employers. Filling vacancies used to be easy. Full time? No problem. Temporary staff? Easy. All within 10 miles of the contact centre? Sure. But fast forward to today, and this is no longer the case.

Reversing a decline in customer satisfaction can unlock productivity gains for business

With economic conditions tight and a possible recession looming, every customer purchase decision matters to businesses. Whatever sector you’re in, there are many facets to enticing customers to buy – quality, value for money, convenience – but one of the key ingredients is customer service.  From Jo Causon, CEO at The Institute of Customer Services.

Business is a cooperative game

The ‘best people’ is a bad idea that refuses to die. Whilst the logic of a ‘best people’ strategy is seductive, the outcome is poor. So instead create the ‘best systems’ and build culture, explains James Lawther.
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Learning from the 2023 Awards

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The Forum is always looking for new and inspirational examples of organisations, teams and people raising standards and this year’s awards again demonstrated best-in-class examples of organisation innovation & transformation. This webinar will help you to learn more about the awards programme, including how to access the 68-short-listed finalists stories and hearing from the judges who supported the programme. As a learning organisation our responsibility is to make learning easy for you, and these award case studies provide practical ideas and solutions alongside their inspiring stories.
The 2024 Awards submission is open now, so why not get involved? Hear from this years participants on what it is like to be a finalist and what is involved in the process, alongside hearing what its like to be a judge.

How to share bad news

What happens when analysis says we are going to fail to achieve our goals no matter what we do? Ian Robertson shares insight from the Predictive Analysis Network about the costs of unrealistic targets.
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Partner Article: EvaluAgent Raises $20 Million to Fuel Continued Growth and Global Expansion in Contact Center Quality Assurance & Workforce Engagement

Series A Round from PeakSpan Capital Will Fund Investments in Quality Assurance & Agent Improvement Platform Capabilities to Serve Contact Centers of All Sizes

Partner Article: Revolutionising Customer Service Capacity Planning with Advanced Technologies

Revolutionising Customer Service Capacity Planning with Advanced Technologies

By Paul Milloy, Business Consultant at Intradiem

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Free Webinar: Create change with a Leap Of Faith – Rising Vibe

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A Leap Of Faith is an act of believing in or attempting something whose existence or outcome cannot be proven or known.

So much of the work we do with our clients around culture change requires a leap of faith. Without taking action, 'giving it a go', doing something differently or experimenting with a 'new way', NOTHING changes. Let me repeat this NOTHING changes. Yet the majority of human beings need some kind of 'proof' that it will all work out BEFORE they are prepared to take 'that action'.

The behavioural science of turning insights to action

How do we translate data into action? The Sabio team explore ways to generate actionable insight and embed new behaviours in our operations.

Partner Article: The Contact Company Selects Calabrio WFM to Power BPO Operations

Calabrio, the workforce performance company, has announced that business process outsourcer (BPO) The Contact Company (TCC) has selected Calabrio ONE software to support the company’s ambitious growth plans. TCC plans to implement a broad range of Calabrio’s automated, data-driven solutions to support the contact centre complexity of its growing client base and hybrid-working in a multi-channel customer service environment.