Business

Customer service that stinks leaves a lasting impression. The Automated Menu Goes Round and Round Repetition may have been fun when you were three. "Play the song again, Dad!” As an adult trying to solve a problem it is maddening. Automated menus that never address an issue...

Sick of hearing about the gig economy yet? If you haven’t heard the term likely you’ve been living under a proverbial rock. Is the gig economy rising? That depends on which source of data you read. Still, the customer service gig is rising. Tell Me What You...

During the recession the gig economy became an alternative to unemployment. You could hear crickets in the silence of the traditional job market. Inhale deeply and you could smell the fear too. Even well educated workers with solid resumes saw their unemployment benefits exhausted before...

With challenges like latency, awkward auto-corrects and improper use of emojis (no, the poop emoji is not chocolate and 'LOL' doesn’t mean lots of love) no one needs more communication problems. This is especially true between customers and businesses which use everything from cell phones,...