Millennials are a self-service, tech-savvy generation influenced by the ever-growing sway of social media, instant gratification, and quick access. Millennials, categorized as anyone born between 1982-2003, represent the largest consumer market for annual revenue growth. It’s for this reason that the “wow me,” factor is vital.
Outsourcing anything is hard. It requires a lot of trust. But if you pick a bad partner, you can always cut your losses and move on. When it’s your customer service, though, it’s harder. It means you’re trusting someone else to care for your customers. If you pick a bad partner, you don’t just have to explain the bad investment to your superiors; you have to win back the trust of your customers.
Like most, you might think that all call centers offer the same services. If you search for a call center partner to handle some or all your customer service volume, you’re met with similar sounding pitches, similar pricing, and similar business models. On-brand support! Omnichannel coverage! White-gloved service!
When it comes to their food, customers are very particular. For fast-casual or quick-service restaurants (QSRs), managing customer expectations is a task of ultimate importance. If customers’ expectations are much higher than the restaurant can deliver on, or if the restaurant dramatically misses the mark, the difference can be boom or bust for the business.
We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with some of the brightest minds in the customer service and customer experience industry. Thought leaders in customer experience, customer service, and call centers all weighed in on the biggest trends impacting the industry.
There are a lot of outdated myths out there about outsourced customer care, and we’ve dispelled the biggest ones recently on the Vcare blog.Outside of the common misconceptions, though, we often get questions from clients and customer experience executives about the Pros and Cons of their outsourcing options.