Author Archives: Douglas Jackson Executive Search and Recruitment Consultants

About Douglas Jackson Executive Search and Recruitment Consultants

Douglas Jackson are an Executive Search and Independent Recruitment Consultancy offering professional executive recruitment and managerial appointments on a permanent and fixed term contract basis. We work with customer and experience focussed organisations, who want to develop, or, improve their operation, sales, strategy, service, experience, or success. We recruit for Chief Customer Officer, Director, Head of Department, Manager and skilled strategists for; Customer Service, Customer Experience, Customer Contact, Resource Planning, Operations, Strategy, Insight, Analytics, Sales, Success, CRM, Data, Programmes, Transformation, Continuous Improvement, and Contact Centre. We work in partnership with our customers across the UK and internationally, many of whom are FTSE 100, blue-chip brands but also challenger, fintech and start-up organisations, to design, develop, deliver and manage your Customer strategy. Revolutionise your Recruitment and Retention of New Hires. Douglas Jackson Search takes the guesswork out of your hiring. Sourcing Exceptional Talent….Define your Customer Strategy. Lead your Operations. Design your Customer Experience. Direct your Digital and Customer Contact. Transform your functions. Develop your Customer Insight. Manage your Data/CRM, Deliver your Sales and Customer Success. Differentiate your business and brand.

Europe’s finest- ECCCSAs 2019

It was the biggest yet, with 1300 attendees from over 24 countries arriving at the Battersea Evolution for the 2019 European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards. This year the event was hosted once again by Fiona Bruce, who was … Continue reading

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The Future of Work in Contact Centres

The Future of Work in Contact Centres was this years theme and a topical subject for the annual CCMA UK National Contact Centre Conference, which was once again held at the fabulous British Library. This event is always an informative, … Continue reading

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Voice Still King in Retail

I had the opportunity of attending a retail round-table event hosted by Ann-Marie Stagg and the CCMA in London last week, titled ‘The Future of Retail’. As you would expect, AI and Bots were heavily featured, although interestingly, voice was … Continue reading

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Retained Recruiter Academy

At Douglas Jackson, we are committed to keeping ourselves abreast with new and best industry practises, as well as brushing up on the more traditional ones. As a Senior Consultant within the business, and with over 8 years dedicated service, … Continue reading

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Customer Experience Awards 2019

A 10th year anniversary for Awards International and the UK Customer Experience Awards. With almost 30 categories and 150 judges, the event was back at the amazing venue of Wembley Stadium, with the pitch being painstakingly prepared for the NFL … Continue reading

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The Culture Code for Customer Experience and launch of The Judge Club.

An early breakfast at The Ivy Covent Garden for the launch of ‘The Judge Club’ from Awards International. This independent, not for profit body has been created to help on board new judges, offer networking opportunities and advice across the … Continue reading

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Retained Search – Not Just For The C-Suite

Retained Search – Not Just For The C-Suite. A highly effective, thorough, professional process to help target and hire the right talent. Continue reading

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The Digital Experience Awards 2019

Again, I had the pleasure of judging at this years’ UK Digital Experience Awards in London. What impresses me most about these events is the passion that the finalists have about their entries and their work in order to get to these … Continue reading

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Customer Success, it isn’t Customer Experience (at least not yet)

Customer Success, it isn’t Customer Experience. (at least not yet) There is much talk across the customer community as to the rise of Customer Success and for some, some confusion as to how this now affects Customer Experience.

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Around the World in 80 Days- #ECCCSA18

So to the most prestigious event in the contact centre and customer service calendar. The European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards.  Once again held at the Battersea Evolution, this years theme ‘Around the world in 80 days’ a fitting … Continue reading

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UK Customer Experience Awards 2018

This week we were back to the magnificent backdrop of Wembley Stadium for the UK Customer Experience Awards 2018. Now in it’s 9th year, the event was, once again, a jam packed day full day of judging, with over 30 … Continue reading

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CXFO – What We Can Do Tomorrow

This week we joined The CXFO for their inaugural London Launch meeting, ‘What We Can Do Tomorrow’, held at The Pirate Castle; a community boating charity and multi-use venue for water-based activities on the canal, as well as offering spaces for … Continue reading

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UK Digital Experience Awards 2018

Now in its 4th year, the UK Digital Experience Awards aims to reward excellence and innovation in using digital technology to improve the customer experience. This was my first time judging at the UK Digital Experience Awards and I thoroughly … Continue reading

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The Missing Link to Employee Engagement

In a world where customers and employees have an ever-growing number of platforms to discuss and rate your company, customer and employee experience must be at the forefront of every successful businesses strategy; ‘Businesses that have an employee, customer-centric approach … Continue reading

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