Holiday Customer Service

Hark the Herald Agents Sing: It’s Holiday Season in the Contact Center!

by Patty Isnor in Agent Insights, Call Center Agents, Contact Center Coaching, Holiday Customer Service, Patty Isnor

Heading out of the office this holiday to grab some eggnog and enjoy the lights? While so many of us are off celebrating the festive season for days at a time, there are scores of people on the frontlines working to keep everything running smoothly in industries ranging from health care, to transportation, to broadcasting […]

 

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Deck the Halls: Coping with Peak Season Holiday Spikes in the Contact Center

by Susan Preiss in Customer Service Outsourcing, Customer Service Trends, Holiday Customer Service, Live Chat, Susan Preiss

Several years ago, we reported that Americans would spend a forecasted $600 billion during the 2014 holiday season. Fast forward a few years, and that number has skyrocketed to a massive $1.1 trillion, according to data from Deloitte, which is more than a quarter of annual retail sales. Of course, greater retail sales inevitably lead […]

 

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