When you think about St Patrick’s Day, several things come to mind: getting pinched for not wearing green, shamrocks, leprechauns, green beer, Ireland and pots of gold. Well, our employees may not have stories about finding gold at the end of the rainbow, but they have had some good luck. Check out some of the good fortune our employees have had over the years:
Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated on the first Friday in March in both the United States and Canada. This secular holiday recognizes employees’ hard work from the past year. At LocateSmarter, hard work and accomplishments are recognized every day, but we wanted to take a moment to join in on the special day and share a few words from LocateSmarter’s president, Jonathan Brooks. (Jonathan joined the LocateSmarter team July 2017. Read the press release here.)
For most collection agencies, a bulk of their collection efforts are focused on outbound dialing. However, when your dialing efforts are poorly distributed, your debt collection agency can miss out on potential revenue opportunities and end up wasting time and resources on phone numbers with little return. Below, we outline three steps you can take to evaluate (and enhance) your dialing strategies so you can maximize right party contacts (RPCs), improve performance and better allocate resources.
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, our team got to talking about the things we love about working at LocateSmarter. To no one’s surprise, LocateSmarter’s mission and our people were the top things mentioned, but there’s so much more than that. From the casual atmosphere to our co-workers’ fun personalities, here are 15 random reasons we love working at LocateSmarter.
We continue our Meet the Team series with Alix Schmidt, Account Development Executive at LocateSmarter. Alix Schmidt started off her professional career at a software company before moving to the data/collections world. In this blog, Alix talks about her typical day at work, community involvement and she reveals a secret you’d never expect from her. Continue reading to learn more about Alix Schmidt…
For many portfolios, having up-to-date place of employment information is vital during the collections process; however, with the average American changing jobs every four years, this becomes a challenge. Continue reading to see other fascinating workforce and place of employment trends:
As the holidays approach, many of us in the office have been discussing our holiday plans and family traditions. So being the numbers-driven group we are, what better way to capture that information than with a fun holiday survey?
We asked our employees a series of holiday-related questions such as “What is your favorite holiday movie?”, “Real tree or artificial tree?” and more. Check out the infographic below to see how LocateSmarter employees answered.
Growing up in operations at a large collection agency in the high volume telecom world, it never ceased to amaze me how early we needed to start preparing for the tax season. Whether you have competitive portfolios or not, you’re always trying to outperform other agencies. If your competitors are doing it better, that can be a steep hill to climb all year on those scorecards. Here’s a few things you can do to prepare for tax season now:
Every year at Thanksgiving, we go around the table and say what we’re thankful for. Usually, it’s the same predictable themes mentioned such as family, friends, our health, finances, etc. Those things are without a doubt important, but there are so many other things that are overlooked, so without further au due, here are 50 random, small and somewhat unusual things LocateSmarter employees are appreciating this November.
LocateSmarter’s lead development representative, DJ Perry, attended the ACA Fall Forum in Chicago, November 1 – 3, 2017. From informative sessions to great networking, DJ came back to Cedar Falls, Iowa with a lot to talk about. View his top moments from this year’s conference by viewing the slideshow below.