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The Philippine Call Center Scene

The Philippine Call Center Scene

The Philippine Information Technology-Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry brings to mind a familiar picture - agents, awake at three o’clock in the morning, doing anything from checking up on a client’s hospital records, to troubleshooting their laptops....

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A healthy gift guide for the busy call center agent

The holiday season is here and the smell of Christmas air clings as early as now. But with the holidays come the rush of parties, shopping and, of course, the perennial traffic. This is especially difficult for people who work longer hours or are on night shifts. For...

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Dialing into the Millennial Market

Meet the Millennials, also known as Gen Y, Next Gen, Echo Boomers, the Baby-On-board Generation, Screenagers, Facebookers and many more. Whatever you choose to call them, they are nearly 98 million young adults born between 1980 and 2001 who have already joined or are...

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The Importance of Customer Surveys

Businesses find it an extremely challenging task to learn about how their customers and target audience feel about their offerings.  Business experts believe that it is entirely impossible for an organization to please all its customers all the time.  However, even if...

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‘Next-wave cities’

THINGS ARE looking up for the local business process outsourcing (BPO) industry. Early last month, the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) announced that about a hundred foreign companies were in talks with Philippine call centers as they look to...

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Ways for Corporations to Improve Data Security

Ways for Corporations to Improve Data Security

Each year the number of reported corporate data breaches goes up. In 2015 alone the U.S. saw a 38 percent increase in data loss due to cybercrime and malware. Fortunately for businesses, data security has continued to advance as well, bringing with it an arsenal of...

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