A Guide to Helping Employees During the Ongoing Pandemic
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on September, 17 2020 8:29 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has been unlike anything people in today’s working world have experienced in their lifetimes. Every part of modern life, from schools to medical facilities, to public and private office spaces and beyond has been impacted by the global scale of this horrible virus. Millions of people have been personally impacted as well, as cases continue to spread through much of the world and more and more people have friends and loved ones who fall victim t...
Dawn of a New Call Center Day - Are Small Towns Likely to Replace Large Cities as a Source for Call Center Employees?
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on September, 8 2020 8:29 pm
In years past, the overwhelming majority of call center employees hailed from large cities. It only made sense; these large employers needed plenty of employees who could quickly and easily make it to their center for work every day. It was almost a necessity for these employees to live in major metropolitan areas to work for these companies.
Times have changed. This is especially apparent since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in late 2019 and early 2020. With the very ide...
The Ultimate WFH Guide for Remote Call Center Managers
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on August, 25 2020 8:29 pm
A growing number of business owners and managers are moving toward a blended or entirely remote work model. Since the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world in early 2020, remote work has gone from a small part of the formula many businesses use for success to a major backbone of modern society.
If you are like many other call center managers, your workforce is increasingly remote. This means a major change has happened in how call centers are operating and how you train an...
How Does ChaseData CCaaS Deliver Management Performance While Working from Home?
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on August, 12 2020 8:29 pm
Most businesses with a large number of employees are experiencing a shift in their workforce to a work-from-home model. This is largely due to the complications brought on by health and safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are plenty of other reasons why your call center or customer service department may be moving toward a remote work model.
As people from more rural or remote areas take up jobs in customer service or sales, there is a growing need f...
ChaseData SUPERCHARGES COVID-19 Telephone Contact Tracing
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on August, 3 2020 8:29 pm
As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the globe, companies from numerous industries have taken on new responsibilities. Much in the way that many companies put their resources and workforce toward new causes during major wars in the past, today’s efforts by everything from car companies to clothing manufacturers to meet worldwide virus-fighting needs are geared toward the common good.
If you are managing a call center or business process outsourcing operation, you can...
Increase Call Center Productivity During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on July, 1 2020 8:29 pm
With the COVID-19 outbreak well under way, many call centers are dealing with much higher call volume than normal, as customers and citizens call into businesses and organizations to inquire about how they are handling the outbreak at their physical locations (think retailers, medical facilities, banks, etc.). Questions about safety measures, protective equipment rules, etc. are often the source of the increased volume, while at the same time, call centers are struggling to t...
Managing Healthcare Calls While Working From Home during COVID-19
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on May, 13 2020 8:29 pm
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to unfold, many health insurance organizations are receiving much higher call volume than normal, with patients calling to ask how the organization is handling the COVID-19 outbreak. If you’re a health insurance organization dealing with COVID-19, you are likely receiving thousands or even tens of thousands of calls from patients inquiring about specific benefits and coverage policies as they pertain to telehealth services or home health v...
How to Add Remote Call Center Agents to Your Team
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on May, 6 2020 8:29 pm
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, many call centers have gone remote. This is the perfect time to add more remote contract call center agents to your team. Virtually everyone is at home social distancing and this has caused a spike in call center volume worldwide. Callers are now calling instead of visiting physical locations due to COVID-19 shutdowns and more sales calls are being answered.
Thousands of able voiced Americans are currently unemployed, and seeking work-from-h...
Quickly Setting Up Remote Call Centers
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on April, 8 2020 8:29 pm
If your business or organization is in the midst of a global pandemic like COVID-19, most of your call center employees will likely be working from home as result of government quarantining and other attempts at flatten the rate of infection curve.
Some states are issuing emergency orders, asking all schools and other facilities including call centers to shut down indefinitely. As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow exponentially, many businesses and organizat...
Call Center Managers' Guide to Managing Remote Call Center Agents
Posted by Ahmed Macklai on April, 1 2020 8:29 pm
We are all in the middle of a global pandemic outbreak right now, and if you are using ChaseData CCaaS, more and more of your call center agents are working from home. It is imperative that you know how to best manage remote agents while dealing with potentially higher than expected call volumes.
The more the number of COVID-19 cases grows across the world, states, counties and cities are even issuing emergency orders to shut down any facility where people are likely to gath...