Category Archives: Personal Development

Reach for the Stars

It is a big space theme this week; with the release of Star Wars, the Force Awakens and the first ‘official’ British Astronaut, Major Tim Peake to blast off to the International Space Station.  Over 40 years ago, I doubt Tim Peake’s … Continue reading

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Resource Planners – Your Country Needs You

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Thinking About Relocating Your Contact Centre Career? Part 2

Following on from our earlier blog post Thinking About Relocating You Career to Exotic Shores which featured some tips, experiences and advice from some Contact Centre Managers and Leaders, who have relocated their lives and careers to India, South Africa … Continue reading

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Thinking about relocating your career to exotic shores?

Have you thought about taking your contact centre career offshore and living life as an expat?  With the continued growth and development of offshore contact centre locations, Douglas Jackson are being asked to partner with many more UK organisations and … Continue reading

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Resource Planning – Tips to Develop Your Career

Here at Douglas Jackson we have seen a great deal of change across Resource Planning over the last few years; What was once seen as something akin to dabbling in the dark arts, Resource Planning has now established itself as … Continue reading

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So You Want to Become a Customer Service Leader?

Attracting and Retaining Customer Contact employees is an on-going challenge faced by our industry.  We all want to see more of those who choose to start a Customer Service and Contact Centre career, stay,  prosper and where possible, go on to … Continue reading

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Our Greatest Team

What a few weeks!  Here at DJHQ, we have been blown away by what has been a truly fantastic London 2012 Olympic experience, it has been emotional, inspiring and helped make us feel even more proud to be British. Well … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Interview Performance

We read an interesting article this week from Recruitment International on how the modesty of British jobseekers might be hindering their ability to sell themselves at interview, with research showing that 92 per cent of  UK jobseekers aren’t confident talking … Continue reading

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Enterprise social networks are changing the employee and customer engagement landscape

Our Guest Blog this week comes from David Naylor. David is the Managing Director of Chief Customer Officers, a specialist consultancy that helps companies who want to deliver great customer experiences but are struggling to understand their customers and frustrated by their inward … Continue reading

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Celebrating Success – How do you do it?

We don’t know if it is just us but there seems to be a fair amount of positivity and excitement in the air at the moment; perhaps it is the arrival of summer with temperatures predicted in the mid 20’s … Continue reading

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