Attending the Zero Day Conference in Dublin

Silvia Planella/ March 9, 2017

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) the deadline is approaching, 25th May 2018. Pat Keogh, Arema Connect CEO, attended on the 7th of March 2017 the Zero Day Conference (www.zerodaycon.com). This event, hosted by Smarttech, was held at the National Convention Centre in Dublin (Ireland) and brought together keynote speakers including national and international representatives from IBM, the FBI, Abtran, Fexco,

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Outsourcing in 2017? Industry predictions

Silvia Planella/ January 13, 2017

If you are planning to outsource in 2017, take into account our three main predictions: The outsourcing sector is dynamic in that it evolves with time to match industry developments. Additionally, outsourcing strategies are constantly adapting to deliver the most affordable and efficient services. We evaluate changes in the customer service sector and outsourcing trends in customer-centric businesses on a

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E-Commerce in 2016 and the Importance of Customer Satisfaction

James Purcell/ November 29, 2016

Millennials, Omni-Channel and Good Old Fashioned Customer Service E-Commerce is constantly evolving and branching off into new customer applications. These include new payment methods, buying processes and improved channels for connecting. Millennials are a major target audience for e-commerce businesses in 2016 and companies are developing a lot of new and interesting services for this group. This year may see

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3 Benefits of growing in partnership

Silvia Planella/ October 13, 2016

Why do so many companies choose to outsource as an approach to growth? If you are new to outsourcing your customer support or changing providers in 2017, you may view it as a challenging task but it is worth taking your time to select the correct partner. Contracting out your customer support services to another firm is a catalyst for first

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Seeing New Potential

James Purcell/ October 9, 2016

New Eye Care Specialist Contract Arema Connect is happy to announce more good news this summer. We have acquired a new client. They are one of the UK’s leading optician companies with many years of experience in the optical industry. Arema Connect already works with one of Ireland’s largest hearing aid specialists and we are delighted to expand our healthcare client

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5 Benefits of Live Chat Support

James Purcell/ September 7, 2016

Instantaneous Customer Service Live chat plays an important role in offering a 360-degree customer care service. It is very easy to install on your website and is user-friendly. Statistical data indicates that 44% of customers stated that having a live chat specialist available during an online purchase was one of the most important features a company can offer. Also, a further 63% of customers

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10 Tips for Building a Top-Notch Call Centre Team

James Purcell/ August 30, 2016

Team Building Putting together a group of individuals and moulding an effective team can be a tough task. Arema Key Account Managers have several years of experience, they have the ability to recognise and manage various personality types and more importantly understand the qualities that various people bring to the team. Planned activities outside of work allow employees to build new

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What Makes a Great Customer Service Agent?

James Purcell/ July 4, 2016

The Key Skills Every Call Centre Agent Should Possess Every time a customer service representative answers a call he or she is representing one of our client companies and the caller expects first-rate customer support. Each customer service representative should have certain qualities which ensure that each client is represented in a professional and friendly manner. Each representative must be

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Call Centre Holiday Cover

James Purcell/ June 27, 2016

Your Business Covered During Staff Vacations It is at this time of the year that employees of companies may be taking a well deserved holiday. Some companies choose to hire new temporary workers for this period and some choose to close down their business for several weeks. This can leave sizable gaps in a workforce, especially when it comes to

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