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Whether it’s electric power, natural gas, solar, wind power, or water supply, there are more than 54,000 utility companies in the U.S. alone (IBIS World). Each of these brands face unique waves of customer service challenges, particularly during peak usage periods and extreme weather events. Effectively managing these issues is crucial for maintaining customer satisfaction and market share.Lots of individuals are looking to earn loyalty points and every brand wants to grow platinum members. To do so, brands in the Travel & Hospitality industry will have to overcome these waves of CX challenges, particularly during the summer and holiday travel seasons.

Arise thrives helping clients ride the waves that can challenge even the most strategically mapped customer journeys and lifecycles. From surge in bookings to personalization with generative AI, there’s no better way to ride any of these waves than with Arise.

Arise transcends traditional care strategies, embedding quality into the DNA of your customer interactions. Our innovative platform marries human expertise with cloud-based agility, ensuring every customer moment is a benchmark of excellence.

It’s summertime and the one thing on everyone’s mind is vacation. Nearly 165M Americans are setting aside an average of $5,300 for their dream trip (IPX1031), and with that spend they demand the best experiences long before they make it to their destination of choice. Lots of individuals are looking to earn loyalty points and every brand wants to grow platinum members. To do so, brands in the Travel & Hospitality industry will have to overcome these waves of CX challenges, particularly during the summer and holiday travel seasons.

Based on 2023 outcomes, it is estimated that the retail and eCommerce industry will see record-breaking holiday sales of $988.5B - $998.2B in 2024 (NRF). To get a meaningful piece of that pie, leaders will have to overcome three major hurdles: (1) hiring and training enough seasonal agents, (2) ensuring proper staffing levels, and (3) implementing adaptive workforce optimization (WFO). These tasks are critical to maintaining customer satisfaction and operational efficiency during peak periods.

At Arise, we stand steadfast in our mission of helping entrepreneurs find advancement in an environment that lets them build their businesses around flexible work, serving as independent contractors providing services to world-class companies. We also stand by our values of always aiming to do right by our stakeholders, and to be transparent in how we work with our Service Partners and their Agents.

In this final installment of our LaaS series, we explore innovative strategies that empower Learning & Development (L&D) professionals to meet the needs of today's workforce.

Uncover the needs of modern learners in the workforce. Discover how flexible and interactive learning environments can drive organizational growth.

In an era where knowledge is a pivotal driver of innovation and competitive advantage, the significance of Learning & Development (L&D) cannot be overstated. High-performing learning organizations are not only 92% more likely to innovate but also exhibit remarkable advantages in market leadership and readiness for future demands. They are more likely to be market leaders (46%), respond adeptly to customer needs, and achieve higher productivity levels (37%). Understanding and addressing the critical challenges in L&D is crucial for crafting educational experiences that resonate with today's learners and drive tangible organizational growth.

The Arise Platform showcases remarkable energy efficiency by saving over 159 million kilowatt-hours a year, even after accounting for the energy used by the Service Partners and their agents working from their homes.

Clean Air Clear Impact

The reduction of over 8,640 metric tons of CO2 emissions of the work-from-home agents on the Arise Platform is equivalent to eliminating the annual greenhouse gas emissions from over 2 thousand gasoline-powered vehicles for one year. It’s also comparable to the energy used in over 1,127 homes for one year or offsetting the emissions from over 390 thousand propane cylinders used for home barbeques.

By eliminating the daily commute for thousands of Service Partners, the Arise Platform saves over 950,000 gallons of gasoline annually. Imagine you’re at a stadium, and every seat is a gallon of gas, savings due to use of the Arise Platform could fill around 13 such stadiums each year.

The Arise® Platform connects thousands of Service Partners without the need for a commute. By cutting down on over 23 million vehicle miles annually, we're not just easing traffic but also preserving our planet.​

 Arise Sustainability

This video that encapsulates our commitment to sustainability and how every action on the Arise® Platform contributes to a greener future.​

Join us on a journey towards a greener tomorrow! Discover how the Arise Platform is not only revolutionizing customer service but also leading the charge in environmental sustainability. From reducing vehicle miles traveled to saving millions of gallons of gasoline annually, our platform is making a monumental impact on our planet. Learn more about our commitment to a sustainable future and how you can be a part of the green revolution with Arise.

Arise Gaming​

Revolutionizing the Gaming industry with a flexible, on-demand workforce

In a landscape where only 4% of US residents see improvements in consumer experiences, the quality of customer experience (CX) is crucial. With 57% noting worsened experiences, particularly due to frustrations like long wait times, businesses face challenges. CX leaders seek strategies to exceed evolving expectations. This blog will explore CX challenges and proactive strategies for implementation, starting with the importance of CX to consumers.

Looking to stay ahead in the dynamic world of customer experience (CX) and contact center management? Attending industry conferences and events is an excellent way to gain insights, network with professionals, and discover the latest trends and innovations. Here's a curated list of some of the best conferences and events in 2024 that you won't want to miss:

Our story at Arise starts with the goal of providing economic opportunity to small businesses and entrepreneurs.​

As we traverse the early months of 2024, the continuation of layoffs across various verticals remains a stark reality for the global workforce.

In the lightning-paced realm of customer experience (CX) and game development, there are a few epic events that truly shine in our best CX gaming events to hit in the 2024 lineup. These aren’t just gatherings; they’re an epicenter of groundbreaking innovation, mind-blowing learning, and endless networking opportunities for pros itching to smash the limits of game dev and customer engagement.

The holiday season brings joy and cheer, but for companies, it also brings an increased risk of fraud and security breaches. With the surge in customer inquiries and transactions, workers providing customer support become prime targets for malicious actors seeking to exploit vulnerabilities. However, amidst these challenges, remote work has emerged as a surprisingly effective solution for bolstering security measures. In this blog post, we'll delve into the intricacies of customer support fraud during the 2023 holiday season and explore how remote workers contribute to enhanced security protocols.

The realm of workforce management (WFM) is witnessing a seismic shift. In an era where customer demands are ever-changing and market dynamics are unpredictable, the need for agile, efficient, and responsive workforce management strategies has never been more critical. This blog delves into the evolution of WFM, exploring how innovative solutions like Arise's Workforce Management-as-a-Service are transforming the landscape.

This blog post delves deep into why outsourcing gaming support can be a monumental shift for your game studio. From player support to localization services, read on to know how outsourcing can make your gaming world better.

The largest provider of pallet and container pooling services had an urgent count request that could not be effectively completed by their existing vendor partner.

At Arise® Limitless Learning, we don’t just offer solutions – we redefine the learning experience.

Delivering an Urgent Response

World’s leading digital roadside assistance platform faced a winter challenge

Premier Canadian HVAC & Plumbing Company

Movate, a Business Process Outsourcer servicing a major player in the home improvement retail sector, faced a significant challenge...

In 2023, Arise Virtual Solutions collaborated with the Enterprise Learning & Talent Development (ELTD) team of a renowned Banking Client to overhaul their New Hire Blended Learning Curriculum.

Arise: Learning as a Service

At Arise® Limitless Learning, we don’t just offer solutions – we redefine the learning experience.

The Starmatic™ Scheduling System is Arise’s own proprietary, award-winning software-as-a-service.

Arise Virtual Solutions connects your brand with the largest network of gig-economy Service Partners in the BPO industry.

Arise: Who We Are

For nearly 30 years, The Arise® Platform has been connecting the right people with the right brands.

The capabilities of Arise extend far beyond Gig CX and outsourcing. We are functional experts in designing, implementing, and managing world-class experience ecosystems that deliver results.

Arise Gaming​: VIP Services

Proven VIP relationship management that generates in App Purchases and Life Time Value

Arise Gaming​: Community

Ultra flexible moderation support that fosters safety, sentiment, and trust.

Reduce tickets and keep players in the game with testing and quality assurance from Arise Gaming

Reduce tickets and keep players in the game with testing and quality assurance from Arise Gaming

Reimagine player retention and revenue growth with Arise Gaming’s innovative player experience services.

The modern Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is becoming the key driver of operational efficiency for businesses worldwide. Traditionally focused on financial planning and risk management, CFOs are now driving initiatives, like zero-based budgeting (ZBB), which take hard looks at everything from systems to logistics as a way to create a financially efficient business.

With chaotic volume spikes across more channels than ever, CX leaders cannot continue to do things the same way. You have to change.

The dispersed Customer Care workforce is not going away. While CX organizations have worked around the basic technical challenges, learning and development, agent engagement, and performance management are still major issues. In this interactive paper we will go deep on how to bring your Virtual Learning program into the future to reduce costs, grow customers, and drive revenue.

The energy industry is changing. Today, more than half of the United States offers some sort of deregulated energy, be it electricity, gas, or both. With more than 228 million Americans having the power to choose where their energy comes from, providers need to do all they can to stay competitive and reduce customer churn.

The hard truth is that BPO strategy is largely built on a 30-year-old view of the world. No matter how much technology, security, and workstyles have progressed, the tenets of how BPOs support your customers haven’t really changed.