Fall Into Good Leadership Habits

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Being an effective leader isn’t necessarily an innate trait that you either possess or you don’t – it’s a skill that can be built like any other. Whether you’re a beginner looking to establish a strong foundation or an experienced manager wanting to grow, there are best practices you can intentionally focus on developing. Finish… Read more »

3 Ways to Help an Employee Going Through a Hard Time

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Although most employees strive to conduct themselves professionally and keep their work and personal lives separate, there may be periods in which they go through hard times that make it impossible to do so. As a manager, you have the power to make the situation a bit less stressful for your employee, which along with… Read more »

3 Easy Ways to Slow Down When Talking on the Phone

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Effective communication over the phone requires a bit more attention than in-person or via email/text since you can’t read the other person’s facial cues or review what you’ve written. A common issue many people have on the phone is talking too fast. If you talk too fast, it can make it difficult for people to… Read more »

4 Better Ways You Can Communicate With Your Customers

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In the customer service field, nothing is more important than effective communication. When you’re managing a call center, communication can have its challenges since there are no visual cues to guide the conversation. Ensure your call center is providing the best service possible – check out these four better ways you can communicate with your… Read more »

How to Replace Negative Energy In Your Office in the New Year

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It’s normal for employees to have their moments of venting or lacking motivation, but a pervasive negative attitude can take its toll.  Even if the work is getting done, low morale among your team can affect the factors that make your organization succeed, such as creativity, problem solving, and teamwork. Replace negative energy in your… Read more »

Get Your Resume Ready for 2019!

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If you want to start your new year off with a new job, the first thing you need to tackle is your resume. Without an effective resume, all the effort you put into networking, job searching, and applying will be for nothing. Whether it’s been years since you’ve freshened up your resume, or your current… Read more »

How to Handle Rude Customers in a Call Center

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When customers are reaching out to your call center, they’re often at the point of inconvenience, frustration, or stress. Because of the emotionally charged nature of their specific issues, customers may end up acting rudely to your call center agents. Since occasionally unpleasant customers are par for the course in a call center, prepare your… Read more »

How to Find a Job Through Networking Even When You’re Too Busy to Network

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How to Find a Job Through Networking Even When You're Too Busy to Network

Whether you have a job or you’re spending all your time applying, it can be challenging to make time to network on top of everything else. Networking is the activity that is often the first to go when you’re overwhelmed with other obligations or goals, but it is often the most influential in finding a… Read more »

How to Sound More Pleasant Over the Phone

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When you are communicating over the phone, you don’t have facial expressions or body language to set the tone, so it’s necessary to take extra measures to ensure you are coming across as pleasant as possible. It may seem strange but talking on the phone is actually a professional skill that needs to be sharpened… Read more »

How to Be Confident in a Job Interview Without Acting Pompous

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Confidence is key when making a positive impression on hiring managers during job interviews. After all, if you don’t appear to believe in your own abilities, why should they take a chance on hiring you for the job? However, projecting confidence can backfire if you take it too far and end up appearing arrogant –… Read more »