Internet giant Google has confirmed that it pulled out an outsourced work from the Cebu operations of BPO firm Sykes after a few employees were caught converting online gift cards into bitcoins.
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The Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) said while it is undeniable the Covid-19 pandemic impacted the volume of calls from industries such as airlines and tourism, business volume continues to grow in online retail and logistics as there are more people now ordering online.
According to Genesys CEO Tony Bates, the blended approach will thrive despite the industry projections of automation completely overturning human interactions.
With call centers increasingly being ?transformed into data centers,? the BPO sector?s reliance on critical infrastructure will grow, Harry Woo, managing director and SVP of Panduit for Asia Pacific, explained.
Future-proofing the Philippine workforce ? especially in the BPO industry ? requires collaboration between the government and the sector itself. But the most crucial by far is the willingness of the workers to upgrade their skills.