2022 State of Customer Service – The People

In 2022, the customer service industry is set to see a rise in expectations from consumers ready to put the global pandemic, and its effects, far behind them. Paired together with the struggle to find enough employees to meet job vacancies and growth, the industry should be preparing for a rocky year. For companies willing to adapt, and quickly, this could be a pivotal year. In our series on the 2022 state of customer service, we focus on four key elements driving customer care: The industry, our people, work-from-home, and technology. Today, we focus on our people.

2022 State of Customer Service – Industry

In 2022, the customer service industry is set to see a rise in expectations from consumers ready to put the global pandemic, and its effects, far behind them. Paired together with the struggle to find enough employees to meet job vacancies and growth, the industry should be preparing for a rocky year. For companies willing to adapt, and quickly, this could be a pivotal year.
In our series on the 2022 state of customer service, we focus on four key elements driving customer care: The industry, our people, work-from-home, and technology. Today, we focus on the industry.

Top 10 Retention Strategies for Call Center Agents

When the right retention strategies are used, agents are happy to come to work at call centers.

It’s no secret in the call center industry that a top priority is retaining call center agents. Turnover is notoriously high at 30 to 40%. And, when turnover is this high, every agent, every employee matters. Our approach to retention and employee satisfaction matters.

2021 State of Customer Service: People

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In the 2021 State of Customer Service, Five Star Call Centers discusses the post-pandemic effects on employees, including the future of work-from-home in the industry.