Category Archives: Customer Strategy

Accelerated Digital Transformations

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve had some interesting conversations with senior leaders particularly those operating in the digital transformation space. A number of conversations have gravitated to the lack of ‘red tape’ during the latest digital transformation projects … Continue reading

Posted in Analytics Recruitment, Automated Customer Service, Best Practice, Business Planning, Contact Centre Industry, Continuous Improvement, Customer Experience, customer service, Customer Strategy, Diversity and Inclusion, Homeworking, multi channel customer experience, Transformation/Change | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Personalisation Of The Customer Journey – CCMA Seminar

I attended another great CCMA seminar in London, focused on the customer journey and how personalising the approach with customers can affect productivity within the contact centre. The afternoon kicked off at the De Vere Connaught Rooms in Holborn with … Continue reading

Posted in Automated Customer Service, Contact Centre Industry, Continuous Improvement, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, customer insight, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Customer Success, Douglas Jackson | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Future of The Contact Centre Conference

I attended The Future of the Contact Centre conference in London last week, and I must say, I came away from the event absolutely buzzing. A big theme for me, taken from the conference, other events, and from talking to … Continue reading

Posted in Automated Customer Service, Best Practice, Contact Centre Industry, Continuous Improvement, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, customer service, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Data, Digital Experience, Douglas Jackson, Executive Search, Leadership, Social Customer Service | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AI, Analytics, Automated Customer Service, Best Practice, Chatbots, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, customer insight, customer service, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Customers, Data, Digital Experience, Recruitment, Retail, Retained Recruitment, Retained Search | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Behavioural Assessment Tools, Behavioural Profiling, Best Practice, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Experience, customer service, Customer Strategy, Customer Success, Douglas Jackson, Employee Engagement, Executive Search, Recruitment, Recruitment Agency, Retained Recruitment, Retained Search, Retention | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awards, Best Practice, Candidate Experience, Contact Centre Industry, Continuous Improvement, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, customer service, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Customer Success, Digital Experience, Douglas Jackson, Growth of Customer Experience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Customer Experience, customer insight, Customer Strategy, Customer Success, Customers, Executive Search, Hiring, Recruitment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awards, Best Practice, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, customer insight, customer service, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Data, Digital, Digital Experience, Douglas Jackson, Employee Engagement, Motivation, multi channel customer experience, omni-channel, Social Customer Service | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awards, Contact Centre Industry, Continuous Improvement/Process Improvment, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, customer service, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Customers, Digital, Digital Experience, Douglas Jackson, Employee Engagement, Employees, Programmes/Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awards, Best Practice, Candidate Experience, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, Customer Strategy, Douglas Jackson, Employee Engagement, Employees, Performance, Personal Development, Recruitment | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Customer Experience – What Does it Mean to You?

  What does Customer Experience mean to you? It seems there is still a lot of confusion around Customer Experience.  In an article from  Beth Richardson of IJ Golding Customer Experience Consultancy investigates customer experience job vacancies.  Beth highlighted something … Continue reading

Posted in Analytics Recruitment, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, customer insight, customer service, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Growth of Customer Experience, multi channel customer experience, Recruitment, Recruitment Agency, Retained Recruitment, Social Recruitment, Video Recruitment Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

European Contact Centre & Customer Service Awards ECCCSA’s 2017

Wow, what a scene, it truly was a spectacular sight as we entered the grand hall at the Battersea Evolution for the ECCCSA’s, European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards.

Posted in Awards, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Digital Experience, Douglas Jackson, multi channel customer experience, omni-channel, Social Customer Service | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Connected Customer Revolution: UK National Contact Centre Conference 2017

8th November 2017 and the UK National Contact Centre Conference from the CCMA, held at the British Library knowledge centre. The event, free to members was sold out with a capacity crowd of over 250 in attendance. One particular highlight … Continue reading

Posted in Automated Customer Service, Best Practice, Chatbots, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, customer insight, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Customers, Digital, multi channel customer experience, omni-channel, Robotics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Horizons at Douglas Jackson

After 10 years at our previous home and despite upgrading offices four times over the years, due to continued expansion, we have finally outgrown the Lichfield Business Village and have moved into our new home, The Garrick Suite.  The Suite … Continue reading

Posted in business intelligence, Candidate Experience, Candidates, Career Development, Clients, Contact Centre Industry, Continuous Improvement, Continuous Improvement/Process Improvment, CRM, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, customer insight, Customer Service Industry, Customer Strategy, Customers, Data, Digital Experience, Douglas Jackson, Employee Engagement, Employees, Executive Search, Insight/Analytics, Jobs, omni-channel, Programmes/Projects, Recruitment Agency, Resource Planning Industry, Retained Recruitment, Retained Search, Social Recruitment, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Transformation/Change, Video Recruitment Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Releasing Potential’ Customer Strategy and Planning 2017

It’s that time of year again and this year to Harrogate, home of the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms and Turkish Baths for the Customer Strategy and Planning conference from the Forum, held at the grandly named Majestic Hotel. Chris Rainsforth … Continue reading

Posted in Analytics, Analytics Recruitment, Awards, Best Practice, business intelligence, Business Planning, callcentrehelper, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Contact, Customer Strategy, Douglas Jackson, Resource Planning Industry, Robotics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment