Inside the Quality-First Contact Center

Location Is Everything in Call Center Outsourcing

Top Call Center Outsourcing Companies understand that the location of their sites is critical. The ability to attract and hire experienced talent for front line as well as lower, mid and senior management positions dictate a contact center’s ability to operate and scale successfully.

Topics: Call Center Insights Call center outsourcing

Factors That Impact Pricing for Contact Center Outsourcing

If you’re developing a shortlist of contact center outsourcing providers, you’ll want to see how their prices stack up. It’s easy to quickly choose the cheapest outsourcing option to save some money, but there are a lot of factors that go into determining the price for contact center outsourcing and it’s important to understand the intricacies before signing on the dotted line.    

Topics: Call Center Insights Customer Service Insights

The Do’s and Don’ts of Hiring a Customer Service Outsourcing Provider

If your business has never relied on customer service outsourcing, you might be wondering what to look for when evaluating different providers. Knowing what separates an outstanding contact center from the others may not always be clear during your initial search. Moreover, it’s easy to fall into the trap of selecting the first outsourcing provider on your radar because analyzing many options can be overwhelming, especially when you have other core work responsibilities.

Topics: Call Center Insights Customer Service Insights

3 Factors that Determine A+ Customer Service Outsourcing

In the nearshore contact center world, customer service reigns supreme. Management and stakeholders don’t stumble into successful customer service outsourcing partner relationships by accident. It comes from focusing on certain factors and initiatives that influence the overall quality of customer service demonstrated within the contact center.

Topics: Call Center Insights Customer Service Insights

4 Things to Consider When Staffing for Peak Season

The holidays are just around the corner, is your contact center ready?

Topics: Call Center Insights

3 Metrics Essential to Improving your Contact Center Quality Score

If you outsource your customer service to a contact center and are not happy with the results, you are likely wondering what data points you should be looking for. The team in charge of answering questions and meeting your customers' needs plays a vital role in the outcome you can expect, so you don't want to take chances. 

Topics: Call Center Insights Customer Service Insights

The Contact Center Must Evolve: 5 Trends to Watch

"Constant evolution is essential in the contact center industry." Our recent article, posted on ICMI.com, authored by Callzilla President and CEO Neal Topf, features 5 notable trends to watch to stay ahead of the curve as contact centers continually grow and evolve.

Topics: Call Center Agents Call Center Insights

Tips for Training Outsourced Agents

"Training agents is mission critical in the customer service industry, whether your agents are in-house, offshore, onshore, nearshore, or outsourced."

Our recent article, posted on ICMI.com, features four important tips worth considering during the contact center agent training process. 

Topics: Call Center Agents Call Center Insights

6 Things to Consider When Choosing a Nearshore Call Center Location

You’ve decided to consider locations for your nearshore contact center, but where do you start your research? Reasons for outsourcing customer care may seem obvious, but companies that rely on outsourced help for inbound and outbound call center services must look deeper than just cost-benefits. We’ve put together 6 questions you’ll want to research to find the perfect location.

Topics: Call Center Insights Hispanic Call Center Customers

4 Omnichannel Metrics to Add to Your Dashboard

For those looking to get a handle on how their customer experience is being qualified, we need to get rid of the kitchen sink mentality-don't throw in every metric. What matters is that your customers are happy, regardless of what contact channel they've chosen to use. Below are four metrics to add to our dashboards to measure against that goal.

Topics: Omni-Channel Customer Service Call Center Insights