The recruitment industry made its start in World War II, when there was a labour shortage caused by soldiers being called to serve. Since then, the industry has flourished and there are 7,300 recruitment companies in Australia today. Anyone can start a recruiting business – there are virtually no barriers to entry – and this….
The tight labour market in Australia has left businesses struggling to hire and retain staff in their contact centres, impacting the time customers wait in queue, and consequent drops in customer satisfaction. Of course this eventually filters down to the bottom line, and up to leadership teams hungry for a fix. Enter contact centre outsourcing….
Safeguarding customer data is essential for any business, not only to meet regulatory requirements, but to maintain trust in your brand. When outsourcing customer service, IT or back office work to a third party, it’s important to partner with a BPO committed to high standards of data privacy and security. This white paper contains guidelines….
Namrata Agarwal was one of Cluey Learning’s earliest employees, joining in 2018, the year the online tutoring platform launched. Now a public company (ASX: CLU), Cluey has expanded beyond its home market of Australia and has delivered more than half a million tutoring sessions. In this exclusive interview with Matchboard, Namrata gives us an inside….
In the rush towards customer service automation, accelerated during the pandemic, have organisations gone too far in sacrificing the “human touch”? When it comes to empathy, creativity, sensitivity and initiative, humans simply do it better than machines. This white paper explores the scenarios where human contact can deliver better outcomes for customers and businesses alike…..
The outsourcing landscape is unrecognisable compared to just a few years ago before the pandemic. Locations, operating models, and vendor options have all changed. This invaluable 27-page Guide will set you up for success, whether you’re outsourcing for the first time, or changing strategy in 2023. Content includes: – key principles of successful outsourcing –….
Catalysed by the pandemic, the Great Resignation and Great Exhaustion have hit contact centres hard. Both the organisations that run contact centres and their customers have been negatively impacted, prompting a radical rethink of HR and operational strategy. This white paper highlights 7 solutions to the talent shortage, and deep dives into one solution –….
Businesses in Australia are spoilt for choice when it comes to contact centre outsourcing – there are hundreds of vendors in this multi-billion dollar market. But before you go about selecting a vendor, it’s important to understand the commercial models available, and the benefits of outsourcing, which you can drop straight into a business case…..
The greatest fear companies have when considering outsourcing their customer service or back office is, in a word, failure. That’s because we’ve all heard horror stories of outsourcing gone wrong. But the good news is, it doesn’t have to be that way. Having helped thousands of clients over the course of her 30-year career in….
For companies throughout the U.S., Australia and New Zealand, the Philippines is the first country that comes to mind for offshoring services ranging from contact centre to back office and I.T. The benefits of outsourcing to the Philippines are numerous and the country has successfully built a powerhouse BPO industry. However the pandemic has prompted….
Fiji is riding a boom in interest from Australian businesses for outsourcing services. This report outlines the cost of Fiji customer service, recruiting, accounting & administrative resources. The paper also covers the cost of living and visiting Fiji, and what’s included in the cost of staff leasing companies should you wish to extend your team….
Education was one of the hardest hit sectors in Australia during Covid. Through an innovative approach to cost reduction and course delivery, Gradability – Australia’s largest dedicated graduate employability specialist – is now poised for future growth. Steve Culpeper is Head of Operations and provides this exclusive interview to Matchboard. With your customers being international….
In this article, we describe everything you need to know about RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing), from models and services to cost and operational benefits! What is Recruitment Process Outsourcing? RPO is a form of outsourcing whereby one organisation contracts with a specialist company to handle all or parts of its talent acquisition and hiring process…..
Outsourcing is the contracting of a service to a third party. The outsourcing industry is broken down into segments, the largest of which are BPO and ITO (collectively referred to by some as IT-BPO). These two segments are estimated to represent a global market value of US$700 billion. ITO is the larger of the two…..
Unlike many industries, business process outsourcing (BPO) has continued to grow through the pandemic. COVID-19 caused an increase in activity for banks, insurance companies, government agencies and so many others, who struggled to cope internally and turned to outsource partners for help. Increased comfort with remote working and the need for strong business continuity arrangements….