Outsourcing Insights

Our blog, Outsourcing Insights, is written by members of our leadership team and provides practical, expert advice for contact center professionals — all designed to help your company grow!

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March
2022

Labor Void Threatens Domestic Contact Centers

A Gap in Talent is Following Closely Behind By Jason Sterns, VP of Business Development The U.S. labor market is unrecognizable. Economists are at a loss trying to predict what pattern will emerge. In the olden times – the days prior to COVID-19 – economists would describe the economic elephant…

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January
2022

22 Reasons to Work with Transparent BPO in 2022

Nearshore and Offshore options offer quality, cost-competitive alternative By Dean Birtwell, Vice President, Business Development, Transparent BPO The start of a new year traditionally gives us a sense of renewal. A fresh start. A chance to turn the page. A time for new resolutions and a new outlook.   Professionally,…

12
October
2021

Recruiting and Training World Class Customer Care Agents

The right attitude is only the first step to becoming a successful agent. By Pat Ricken, Director, Learning & Leadership Development, Transparent BPO In today’s all too impersonal digital world, interpersonal skills are almost non-existent. Many find it too easy to block or “unfriend” someone who challenge or frustrates us.

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July
2021

Pursuing a ‘Service-First’ View of Digital Transformation

Customer care providers should focus on clients, customers, and employees to achieve the right balance. By Jason Sterns, Vice President of Business Development, Transparent BPO The customer care industry has lost sight of a ‘service-first view of digital transformation.’ Too often, providers mention the term to prospective clients and then…

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December
2019

Top 10 Transparent BPO Blog Posts of 2019

by Paul Chaney As the curtain closes on 2019, we wanted to highlight the most popular blog posts of the year. They cover a wide range of topics, from quality monitoring to call center outsourcing to agent training to customer experience and more. Most were penned by members of our…

Top 10 blog posts of 2019

18
November
2019

How to Turn Your Customer Service Contact Center Agents Into ‘Rising Stars’

Nothing is more important to the ongoing success of a contact center than its ability to identify and develop tomorrow’s leaders today. Yet, many customer service contact centers place little time or value in cultivating leaders and often limit formal agent training to the initial two-week period — just enough…

13
August
2019

5 Ways to Transform Contact Center Customer Experience in 2020

Customer satisfaction with contact centers is down, according to the Contact Center Satisfaction Index 2019 from CFI Group, a market research firm. Customers are tired of long wait times, being passed from channel to channel or agent to agent, constantly repeating themselves, and, worse, not getting their problems resolved.