Article : Laurie Nouasri, Site Director, Sitel Canada Provides Insight on Contact Center Best Practices, The Importance of Networking & Industry Awards
Laurie Nouasri, Site Director in Moncton for Sitel Canada, a provider in outsourced customer care with over 28 years of industry experience, opens up to ContactCenterWorld.com about her experience at the Americas conference in Orlando.
Here is the full (transcribed) interview.
If you are interested in hearing from her, she will be a presenter sharing best practices at the 2014 Top Ranking Performers 'Best in the World' Conference taking place 10-14th November in Las Vegas, U.S.A. (details here www.contactcenterworld.com/conferences/?confarea=GLOBAL)
Laurie: It was wonderful. Beyond presentation, just talking to my peers on a casual basis. I found more tips outside of the presentations than I did inside the presentations. It has been great.
ContactCenterWorld.com: Do we do a good job, in terms of facilitating networking opportunities with some pretty important people, all-star people?
Laurie: I found it amazing. I am going to go back to my company and talk about how we can do additional participation next year, and through the years to come. The apps were wonderful, the connection online to people instantaneously, who are all in the conference, who you already know, is an amazing asset beyond the conference itself.
ContactCenterWorld.com: What would you say to somebody who has never been?
Laurie: I would say that after you attend this conference, not only do you get wonderful tips and great networking, but you get a sense of pride in the job of call centers. Our president says that it is our craft, and this conference made me feel like it was really a professional profession.
ContactCenterWorld.com: What would you tell somebody from a competing contact center about entering this competition? Is it worthwhile?
Laurie: It is. We don't know what the awards are like at this point because we are just going to go into the award dinner, but the value overshoots the winning of any award. I would say that there were a lot of outsourcers here this time, and I would like to compete against even more.
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About Sitel Canada:
As caring for customers becomes the differentiator that drives consumer spend, Sitel is advancing its position as a provider in outsourced customer care innovation. With over 28 years of industry experience, Sitel’s 58,000 employees support clients with CRM contact center services that provide predictable and measurable Return on their Customer Investment by building customer loyalty, increasing sales and improving efficiency. Sitel’s global solutions include customer acquisition, customer care, technical support and social media programs. Support operations span from home based agents to 110+ domestic, nearshore and offshore centers in 23 countries across North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific. Sitel manages client programs on behalf of some of the best known brands in the world in 40 languages.
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Published: Thursday, August 14, 2014