A bad hire costs a business on average £8,200, rising to £12,000 for senior managers or directors, states CIPD.
When it is time to fill a vacancy in your organisation, you want to be sure that the person you recruit is the right one for the job. Recruiting staff is a costly exercise so getting the hire wrong does not just …Read More
There are many ways in which your company will benefit from providing employees with Microsoft Office training. These tests can be used throughout the full employee life cycle – starting with recruiting or providing new recruits with the right skills; fill in gaps in existing employee’s knowledge; or even help prepare more established employees for promotion by providing them with …Read More
Not surprisingly, Call Centre attrition or staff turnover rates are extremely high compared to other industries. According to EvaluAgent, in 2016 the average employee turnover rates have risen to 24-26% vs. 15% across over industries in the UK. The 2015/2016 edition of Contact Babel’s operational benchmarking report, state that outbound contact centres’ mean absence rates are almost 50% higher than …Read More
We are very excited to announce that we are adding new assessments to our suite of online skills tests! One brand new assessment is Call Centre Audio that falls under our Call Centre Module; the other assessments are upgrades to existing, focussing on data entry, audio typing and speed typing and fall under our popular Clerical suite- enhancing the module further.
Today is National Smoke and Mirrors day. Smoke and Mirrors is a popular idiom for deceptive behaviour, or an action with an insubstantial explanation or description. Although the source of the name is from magicians due to their many illusions, the candidates you are hiring could be hiding behind smoke and mirror descriptions on their CVs, based on the fact they can write anything and may not be questioned on it, even if what they’re claiming isn’t necessarily the truth. But how can you tell if they are actually able to do all the things they say they can?