Author: Rob Goeller

The COVID-19 pandemic thrust most of the global workforce into a remote work setting. This led many people to work from home for the first time. And they liked it.  Even as social distancing restrictions eased, many companies chose to continue the work-from-home setup to appease...

At ClearSource BPO, professionalism is our lifeblood. Without it, you can’t expect to handle customers or juggle several different responsibilities properly.  But what does call center professionalism look like? Let’s take a look at what professionalism means. What Is Professionalism? Simply put, professionalism is an amalgamation of qualities...

Working in the customer service industry can be challenging, but it can be rewarding, too. Still, there’s a stigma surrounding customer service jobs, suggesting it’s “low effort” or just something to do before getting a “real job.” That’s simply not the case. While many people do...

The purpose of quality assurance in a call center is to evaluate the performance of your agents. But while quality assurance is necessary for the customer service industry, it can seem cold and impersonal when done incorrectly—an “objective” look at quality may ignore personal circumstances.  This...

Those who don’t adapt can become stagnant. This is true for any industry, but it is especially poignant in the customer service space, where repetitive days and upset customers can quickly drain customer service representatives (CSRs) of their passion for the work. How do you remedy...

Customer service agents usually say a slight variation of the same thing at the beginning of every call. After a while, this can get monotonous for the agent and can result in a less-than-enthusiastic response from the caller. So how can you improve your call center...

Many American businesses are facing major labor shortages and staffing issues. This is due to a myriad of factors, including: High costs: It’s getting more and more expensive to recruit and maintain talent Attrition: Companies can’t seem to hold onto the employees they already have While these...