3 Factors That Can Contribute to Burnout This Summer

3 Factors That Can Contribute to Burnout This Summer | Salem Solutions

Burnout occurs when emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a diminished sense of personal accomplishment combine. A burned-out employee typically feels cynical and depleted of energy. Nothing they contribute at work appears to make a difference to the organization.  An employee experiencing burnout usually feels unmotivated, disengaged, and unproductive. This typically is a result of feeling chronic… Read More »

Are You Keeping Your Call Center Safe? 4 Tips for National Safety Month

Are You Keeping Your Call Center Safe? 4 Tips for National Safety Month | Salem Solutions

As a supervisor in a call center, your agents’ safety is your top priority. Without your workforce, your call center cannot operate. Because a call center is a busy place to work, there may be significant safety risks in the environment. As a result, you must do what you can to keep your agents safe.… Read More »

A Call Center’s Guide to Managing Remote Staff

A Call Center's Guide to Managing Remote Staff | Salem Solutions

The growth of technology continues to make remote work increasingly popular for call centers. This is why more companies are hiring remote employees to staff their customer service departments. Although there are many benefits to having a remote call center, effectively managing one can be challenging. This is why understanding call center management tips are… Read More »

Retention Strategies to Help Your Call Center and Employees Thrive Despite “The Great Resignation”

Retention Strategies to Help Your Call Center and Employees Thrive Despite "The Great Resignation"

Millions of employees have been quitting their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. Among the main reasons are not feeling valued at work, leaders not responding to employee feedback and low employee morale. As a result, a significant number of roles are remaining open. While this can be a depressing and scary thought, it is also… Read More »

Incentivize Your Call Center Employees with These Engagement Strategies

Incentivize Your Call Center Employees with These Engagement Strategies | Salem Solutions

Gamifying your call center workplace makes work feel more rewarding and fun. It drives engagement among your team and creates a culture of continuous improvement. Providing rewards for reaching key performance indicators (KPIs) encourages agents to perform their best. It also creates healthy competition that encourages creativity for solving customer problems. You gain insight into… Read More »

How Your Onboarding Process Can Impact Call Center Employee Retention

How Your Onboarding Process Can Impact Call Center Employee Retention | Salem Solutions

Every company, no matter how big or small, strives to have a high employee retention rate. Having a high retention rate positively affects your bottom line by saving the time, money, and resources that it takes to train a new hire. Your onboarding process plays a critical role in whether employees stay with your company… Read More »

Are You Missing Out on Hidden Call Center Talent?

Are You Missing Out on Hidden Call Center Talent? | Salem Solutions

Finding and hiring new agents for your call center is more difficult than ever. Due to the nationwide shortage of candidates, centers must change their recruiting strategies if they are going to survive these challenging times. How do you find hidden call center talent? Let’s find out! The Hiring Challenges Call Centers Face Traditional methods… Read More »

The Top Benefits Call Center Employees Look for When Accepting A Job

The Top Benefits Call Center Employees Look for When Accepting A Job

The goal of every call center’s hiring program is to attract high-quality candidates who will stay for the long haul. The need to constantly hire new employees due to a high turnover rate is costly in terms of money and time. Apart from a competitive salary, the key is to offer benefits that employees value.… Read More »

Call Center Burnout: How to Help Your Employees Stay Longer

Call Center Burnout: How to Help Your Employees Stay Longer

Burnout can happen to even your best call center employees. It comes as no surprise that call centers are inherently vulnerable to burnout. Your agents have to juggle high call volumes and angry customers. Let’s face it; consumers do not call to talk about how good the product or service is. This combination makes for… Read More »

How to Attract Quality Call Center Employees

Hiring new employees costs resources in the form of time and money. Making a bad hire for any reason, especially due to lack of options, is expensive. Quality employees increase productivity and decrease staff turnover rate. Great hires begin with a successful recruiting strategy. Follow these tips to attract quality call center employees.   Gain Insight from Current Employees … Read More »