Category Archives: Guest Post

Tortoise or hare – which one best describes your contact centre?

According to Carlos Muňoz contact centres are sometimes too efficient for their own good leading to poor customer service and high agent attrition rates. It’s time to introduce a ‘less haste, more speed’ culture supported by the latest technology. Here, he explains how to build highly effective teams using WFM… Continue reading Tortoise or hare – which one best describes your contact centre?

Finding Your Social Voice – Tips from Startek’s Social Media Expert

In today’s digital, social and interactive world, consumers want access to companies on their own terms. While phone and web channels remain vital to cus­tomer service, consumers are increasingly seeking assistance through social communi­ties. Whether adding a compliment to a brand’s Facebook wall, tweeting about a negative customer experience, or posting a customer service question through a user forum — the social consumer now controls the conversation. Continue reading Finding Your Social Voice – Tips from Startek’s Social Media Expert

Banks need to take the lead in addressing authorised push payments (APP) fraud, says Aspect Software

Recent figures compiled by banking industry group UK Finance have revealed that over £500 million was stolen from customers of British banks in the first half of 2018, of which £145 million was due to authorised push payment (APP) scams – referring to when people are duped into sending money to a fraudster’s account. Continue reading Banks need to take the lead in addressing authorised push payments (APP) fraud, says Aspect Software