Accenture Customer Care Careers
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Have questions about customer care careers at Accenture? Click the questions below to see answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
What is ABSUI?
ABSUI (Accenture Business Services for Utilities Inc.) is part of Accenture, one of the world's leading global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing companies. We support clients across North America, such as a Social Media Giant, a Concierge Help Desk, along with our longstanding Utilities clients!
Will I have to conduct cold-calling?
For the majority of the positions that ABSUI hires for, you would not be required to conduct any cold-calling. However, should our projects’ needs change over time this could be a requirement in the future. Select few projects conduct proactive outreach calls.
How much will I be paid?
Our hourly rates vary by location. Please refer to the location specific job postings to find the associated hourly rates.
Is training paid? At what rate?
Yes. The training period is paid at the same rate as the starting wage. The typical training period consists of two to eight + weeks (full-time hours) in a classroom setting with an additional practical experience to follow. The exact length of the training varies depending on the type of calls that will be handled.
Does the position come with benefits? When do they start?
Benefits are only available to permanent employees on their permanent start date. Typically, our term contracts are six months in length and there is the potential to convert to a permanent role upon successful completion of the term contract based on performance.
How are shifts determined?
We operate a flexible shift schedule, shifts can change and rotate on a regular basis. If a change in shift is required, you will be provided with a minimum of three days’ notice. You are required to possess a great deal of flexibility and must be available to work the required hours. Based on business needs, there may also be a requirement to work during statutory holidays.
In Niagara and Fredericton, shifts are scheduled from month to month based on skill set and business needs. Typically, our new hires work full-time hours and shifts are selected using an individual shift bid processes.
What about weekends and holidays?
Our Fredericton and Niagara offices are open 365 days a year, and some shifts will require you to work on weekends and holidays. Our business supports some US clients, and if you are hired to work on behalf of said clients you may be required to work some Canadian holidays.
Can I work from home?
Our positions have temporarily been shifted to the virtual environment, until our offices re-open.
Will I have to work overnight?
No. We do not hire externally for our overnight shifts. Interested employees in Niagara and Fredericton have the opportunity to apply for the overnight shift if/when available.
Do you have any entry level part-time positions?
Yes, depending on business needs, part-time positions can be offered from time to time. Should you be selected for a part-time position there is a requirement to attend the full-time training program. Once training is complete you would then be scheduled for part-time hours. We also accommodate students’ school schedule when available! (above criteria still applies)
Is there a dress code?
We want our employees to be comfortable, so we've adopted a casual dress code at our delivery centres.
We expect our employees to come into work dressed in clean, professional looking clothes. Even jeans are perfectly acceptable in our work environment.
Is there room for advancement?
We have an internal posting process which allows existing employees to apply for open roles. Many roles are posted as temporary, or development opportunities, which range from 3-12 months, at the end of the assignment incumbents may be extended in the opportunity, return to their previous role, or may be considered for the role on a permanent basis. These decisions are based on business needs and individual performance.
Am I eligible for a bonus when I refer someone?
Yes, Accenture has a robust referral program. If you refer someone and they are hired into a permanent role, and if all other referral eligibility criteria are met as per our employee referral policy, you will receive a referral bonus within 45 calendar days of the permanent role start date.
How is my performance measured?
Delivery centre agent performance is measured though various metrics, some of which include: AHT (average handle time), call quality, compliance, and customer satisfaction.
How can I get involved in the community at work?
Accenture is passionate about their People! There are many ways to get involved with your peers and the community through the various groups we have developed at our Delivery Centres such as the Niagara Women’s Group, LiveWell, the United Way Campaign, the Niagara Interfaith Employee Resource Group, Corporate Funishment, and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Network just to name a few!
Bring your commitment to excellence and passion for problem solving to a friendly, fast-paced, professional environments where you’ll continue to learn and grow your career.
We believe that satisfied employees result in satisfied customers! Our Niagara office is a showcase facility for Accenture, offering employees an ideal working environment. We want our people to stay, learn and develop, seeing a career with Accenture as a long term opportunity. It all starts with the right attitude, a commitment to excellence and exceptional training. Apply now.
We believe that satisfied employees result in satisfied customers! Our Fredericton office is a showcase facility for Accenture, offering employees an ideal working environment. We want our people to stay, learn and develop, seeing a career with Accenture as a long term opportunity. It all starts with the right attitude, a commitment to excellence and exceptional training. We are looking for Customer Care Representatives at our Fredericton office. Apply now.
It all starts with the right attitude, a commitment to excellence and exceptional training. We are looking for Bilingual (French/English) Customer Care Representatives at our Niagara contact centre. Permanent opportunities are available in variable hour positions working up to 44 hours per week, with schedules driven by peak business needs. You are required to have the flexibility to work day, evening and weekend shifts within our hours of operation. Apply now.
Our Niagara contact centre is a showcase facility for Accenture, offering employees an ideal working environment. We want our people to stay, learn and develop, seeing a career with Accenture as a long term opportunity. It all starts with the right attitude, a commitment to excellence and exceptional training. We are looking for Bilingual (French/English) Customer Care Representatives at our Niagara contact centre. Apply now.
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