One of the biggest concerns we hear from companies that are considering outsourcing their customer service to us is how it will impact their customers. They’re worried that their customers will detect a difference between talking to their own reps versus the ones we provide and as a result,customer satisfaction and loyalty will be impacted. But, we’ve found the opposite to be true - and it’s rooted in an unlikely reason.
Think about all the frustrations that can come with hiring, managing and retaining a group of people (your team members). If frustrations aren’t bad enough, high turnover and inadequate handling of your staff can cost your business in a big way. Case in point: One study found that the average cost of a single hiring error in 2017 was almost $15,000, so you can imagine how that number can quickly snowball and turn into a disastrous amount the more hiring mistakes you make.
If you’ve been keeping up with all we’ve been doing at Conectys, you’ve probably heard about how we’ve helped our clients grow notably - and how we have too. We’re all thrilled about this success, but like many of our clients, our main concern is keeping our culture strong through such growth.
When you’re about to dive into an outsourcing engagement with a BPO partner, it’s common to be excited and nervous at the same time. You might be eagerly awaiting the improvements you expect to see in efficiency, customer retention and profitability, but you also might have some concerns about how the transition to outsourced services could impact your existing team. Here’s a look at how you can be intentional about retaining your company culture as you begin outsourcing - and beyond.