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How Can You Build an Agile Customer Service Team?

While agile is a simple adjective to describe something that is able to move quickly and easily, there is another definition buried in corporate culture. Most often used in software development, agile refers to a method of project management intended to break down processes so they can be tackled in a quick and easy manner.… Read more »

Become the Customer Service Agent a Dallas Customer Service Manager Dreams Of

Looking for a customer service job in the Dallas area seems easy enough. There are plenty of businesses that have set up shop in the area looking for talent to fill their open positions. But not every job is the same and, more importantly, not every customer service agent is either. To land the best… Read more »

Being Empathetic to Your Team Is Better Than Just Giving Thanks

Another Thanksgiving is in the books. The turkey is done and you may have even pulled out your winter holiday decorations. But that doesn’t mean the season for gratitude has passed. Being thankful is something everyone should aspire toward all year long, especially in the workplace. Your team deserves to feel appreciated for the work… Read more »

Leave Them with a “WOW” – Create a Resume that Makes a Lasting Impression with the Recruiter

Your resume is the first glimpse at who you will be as a candidate. It’s like a window that allows someone to peak in, but not see the entire home. It needs to paint just the right picture without creating a complete, detailed, and exhaustive history of your entire professional life. Developing a resume that… Read more »

Empathy – a Skill You Can Develop and Show Year Round

There is a lot of talk today about empathy. What is it and should you bring it to the table in your next job? Empathy is the ability to understand the feelings of another person. It is an important social skill that allows you to walk in someone else’s shoes and adapt your behavior to… Read more »

Ghosting – Why Are Candidates No-Showing Interviews?

We all know what ghosting is by now, but how does it apply to the job search? We often think it’s something unique to dating apps and other social media, but more companies are experiencing ghosting regularly when they begin talking with candidates. The truth is, it’s a phenomenon that’s been happening for a long… Read more »

Three Words that Lose Respect for the Manager

Management is a tough position. You need to ensure that your focus is on the success of your company or department and to do so, you’ll have to manage your team in such a way to increase productivity and engagement. But many managers fall short when it comes to motivation. Why? Sometimes it comes down… Read more »

Preparation in the Job Search – Why Your Hard Work Won’t Go Unnoticed

You’ve certainly heard the advice to prepare for your interview. You know to research the company to better understand who you’ll be meeting with and how you fit into their organization. But what else can you do to ensure you’ll be viewed as a top candidate? There are a few tips and tricks the experts… Read more »

Is Your Call Center Ready for the Digital Transformation?

Trends come and go in our culture, but the ones that have staying power really do change the world. When you’re running a call center, it’s imperative that you’re prepared for trends that will impact the way you conduct business every day. Experts have been watching the digital revolution for a while to understand how… Read more »

A Job Interview Question You Know Is Coming: “How Did You Respond to a Failure at Work?

There are lots of ways a potential employer will ask for information. They want to better understand you as a candidate, and that includes asking the hard questions. One common question is this: “How did you respond to failure at work.” They want to see how you handle yourself in difficult situations. Before you attend… Read more »