Should I Hire an Overqualified Employee?

There tends to be a stigma around hiring an overqualified employee. Many managers avoid hiring overqualified candidates and never give their resume a second look. Concerns include:  They will want more compensation that what the job is paying. Someone with more experience will be difficult to train. They will underperform and be bored. They will not… Read More »

Workplace Safety – How to Promote Social Distancing at Your Call Center

As call centers begin to reopen during the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to promote a healthy work environment by implementing social distancing guidelines. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), social distancing means keeping at least six feet between employees at all times in an effort to reduce the spread of… Read More »

How to Provide Mental Health Support to Your Employees

Did you know that 1 in 5 adults in the United States experiences a mental illness? Seeing as how we spend at least half of our waking hours at work, it comes as no surprise that the workplace has a significant impact on your employees’ mental health. Apart from genuinely striving to do the best you… Read More »

Welcome Back – How to set Expectations in a Post-COVID Call Center

The process of opening back up is an exciting time, but it also presents challenges for call center supervisors. There is no question that business will not resume to normal immediately. It will take time to reach a place where your staff is comfortable navigating the changes that COVID-19 has brought. How do you create a safe… Read More »

Promoting Within – Finding the Next Leader in Your Team

When it comes time to fill an open position, promoting from within is an often-overlooked strategy that is beneficial for your employees and the company. From your employees’ standpoint, they know that your company promotes from within and therefore will work harder to climb the ladder. As a company, you are filling your most prominent… Read More »

Why A Retention Strategy Is Essential For Your Company

Building a stronger, more skillful, and more productive workforce is a priority for every employer, regardless of the industry that they’re based in. Developing a strong recruitment strategy is a major part of that effort, and most organizations (understandably) commit huge amounts of time, energy, and resources to identifying and onboarding new talent. While recruitment… Read More »