Category Archives: Customers

Basketball, Burgers and Resilient Leadership.

What does basketball and burgers have to do with resilient leadership? Learn more in this short article. Continue reading

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Searching For Excellence and Geisha Recruiters???

Searching for excellence; Japanese culture strives for perfection, the bullet train, the geisha, sushi chef….many people see recruitment as easy but to become an expert takes time…… Continue reading

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The New Customer and Employee Landscape

What a few months, outside of the movies, I don’t think the majority of us could have ever planned or thought the country would be in lockdown, or in the grip of pandemic as we are. On the whole, we … Continue reading

Posted in AI, Best Practice, Business Planning, Contact Centre Industry, Customer Contact, Customer Experience, Customer Service Industry, Customer Success, Customers, Digital Experience, Diversity and Inclusion, Douglas Jackson, Employee Engagement, Employees, Executive Search, Hiring, Homeworking, Leadership, multi channel customer experience, omni-channel, Personal Development, Recruitment, Robotics, Self-Management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Transformation/Change | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Customer Experience Stars

The start of a New Year, we don’t know about you but it always brings about a time of self reflection, of improvement, of new beginnings, even for those of us who strive for continued development and leanings throughout the … Continue reading

Posted in Analytics, Automated Customer Service, Awards, Best Practice, Candidate Experience, Career Development, Clients, Contact Centre Industry, CRM, Customer Experience, Customer Experience ROI, Customer Service Industry, Customer Success, Customers, Data, Douglas Jackson, Employees, Executive Search, Insight/Analytics, omni-channel | 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

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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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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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Maximising Productivity with AI

Tuesday 15th May 2018 – A Great afternoon at the Brewery in London as Rebecca Lawrence and Kerry Gidziewicz attended the CCMA Seminar “Maximising Productivity with AI Solutions”, ahead of the evenings UK National Contact Centre Awards hosted by Ann-Marie … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Have You Turned for Customer Experience?

Did anyone watch The Voice debut on ITV this weekend? Don’t worry if talent shows and reality TV is not for you, as this is not an article about those, Will.i.am, or Tom Jones, but about Domino’s Pizza and the rise … Continue reading

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Does Customer Experience Drive Revenue Growth?

Does Customer Experience Drive Revenue Growth? According to the Forrester’s report ‘Customer Experience Drives Revenue Growth, 2016’, yes it does!

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UK Customer Experience Awards 2016

Last week we were back at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge for the 2016 UK Customer Experience Awards. With one of the best views from a hotel lobby in London,(in our opinion), this event just gets bigger each year, with … Continue reading

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The Customer, The C-Suite and The ?

Earlier this year in the Gartner Executive Survey CEO’s put customer service as the most important priority after growth. “The big rise of explicit mentions of the word “customer” was very noticeable in the results of this year’s survey,” Mark … Continue reading

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