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Ready to Cut Contact Center Costs, But Not Sure Where to Start?

Ready to Cut Contact Center Costs, But Not Sure Where to Start?

Not much can be done with topline, so the focus is now shifting to bottom line and many companies across industries are looking to improve efficiencies, increase productivity and outright eliminate jobs. And, customer service and contact center functions among others are definitely starting to look at cutting costs. Infact, a recent IDG CIO Covid-19 research said that the #1 priority for leaders in the COVID-19 crisis, is process efficiency to drive costs down.
Business accepts curbside pickup during Covid-19.

The Big Advantage of Being Small

It would be difficult to find a small business that has not been adversely impacted by the current pandemic. And to say that most small business have been negatively impacted is putting it mildly. Recent findings from National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) show that the three leading causes of small business decline is due to 1) lost sales, 2) disruption in supply chain and 3) disruption in workforce due to employee illness. Furthermore, nearly 70% of surveyed business say, that unaided, they do not have the financial resources to survive more than four months.
contact center agent remains productive while working from home

By the Numbers, Keys to Restoring Team Productivity

Last week, I noticed headlines announcing yet another business that’s decided it “won’t reopen half its offices after pandemic, amid restructuring and work-from-home success”. Maybe that’s not so shocking, though, considering that work-from-home contact center agents have an 80% better retention rate than those working out of a physical call center (according to a recent ICMI benchmark study on agent experience).
Globe next to rising chart for globalization of contact centers

CXone Enables Companies to Provide Exceptional Customer Experience Globally

As the world shrinks and is more connected, technology enables companies of all sizes to scale globally. Whether a European organization is looking to expand into other European countries, or a U.S.-based company is expanding across the pond, adapting products and brand awareness to multiple new markets and cultures is not only doable but is often necessary for growth and survival.
Veterinarians check out collie. Lassie had the first pet insurance policy in 1982 and today cloud contact center software helps.

Customer Experience a Key Differentiator in Competitive Pet Health Insurance Industry

Did you know that Lassie received the very first pet insurance policy in the US in 1982? No? You may not even know much about pet health insurance itself. Even though it appears to have existed in other parts of the world for decades, it has been much slower to catch on in the US. Similarly, customer experience has always existed, even though we weren’t yet aware of its importance to companies and the products they sell.
Call center agent works from home and occupies children at the same time.

3 Essentials For Making the Work From Home Call Center Work For You

After spending the last couple of crazy months executing all of our contact center business continuity plans in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, let’s pause for a moment to reflect on what’s next for the work from home call center. Our CEO Paul Jarman has a saying that he’s used often these days and I think it applies broadly to any business or contact center leader when thinking about how to manage through this uncertainty: “we’re going to be short-term realistic and long-term optimistic.”
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