…and the headache it causes if you don’t.
Our latest research has found that just 38% of businesses hold all of their data in a single CRM. In fact, only 30% of businesses we surveyed had chosen to manage their system like this. Our research showed that those who have information across several systems are generally working with a set-up they have acquired over time. Read More
How often do you answer calls from unknown numbers?
With cold callers competing for our attention it’s no surprise that 67% of customers say they won’t answer their mobile phone if they don’t know who’s calling. For businesses that rely on phone calls to make sales, this presents a serious problem. Especially considering that 51% of businesses say voice telephony is the channel most likely to get attention and 47% report that it gets the best response rate. Read More
Call volumes are increasing
Pre-COVID, 68% of businesses reported that the number of inbound calls had actually increased in the last two years. In fact, customer facing companies reported a 12.6% rise over that period. But what has caused the growth in phone calls in an ever-increasingly digital world? Some businesses have attributed this rise to organic growth, whilst others believe it’s simply down to customer preference. Read More
In this two-part podcast we speak to Maurice Fuller, the founder of StaffingTec, who is focused on helping staffing firms transform their operations digitally and prepare for the future of the recruitment industry.
With countless communication channels to choose from, engaging with your customers via the right method is of the upmost importance. Especially during times of crisis like the current COVID pandemic, customers what to know that you can respond well to pressure and maintain solid communications. Read More
In our next instalment of the Art of Conversation Podcast we are joined by Brian Cunningham, Managing Director of Allen Recruitment Consulting. Specialising in a variety of sectors, Allen Recruitment have a wide range of clients and candidates across the globe. In fact, this variety has allowed Allen Recruitment to achieve their two most successful months in June and July of this year, despite the pandemic. Read More