Author: Cydcor

February 27, 2011

$100,000 and Counting to Make More Smiles

It’s amazing what can be done when we all work together to make a difference. Cydcor along with our network of independent sales companies hit the $100,000 mark  for Operation Smile  – just $50,000 more to reach out goal to fund an entire Operation Smile Medical Mission. It has been inspiring to see what unique and fun ways we have come up with to raise money – bowling, stach for cash, car washes, auctions, raffles, you name it. The best part […]

February 10, 2011

Bowling for Dollars and Smiles

At the beginning of every year, all Cydcor team members in North America get together to have our annual kickoff meeting. One of the highlights is what we do together make a difference in our community… and this time the world. This year, Cydcor held a charity bowling event at the AMF Bowling Center in Woodland Hills to benefit Operation Smile. As an extra incentive, Cydcor  team members earned raffle tickets based on the amount they collected. The tickets went […]

September 29, 2010

The importance of customer loyalty

Sales is an extremely competitive industry with customer loyalty being the end goal. That’s why it so important to treat each interaction with a current or potential customer as an investment in that relationship. Did you know that 87% of customer said they would stop doing business with a company after a negative experience? And of those  84% said they would share their negative experience with others. On the other hand, 58% said they would recommend you to others after a positive […]

September 8, 2010

Operation Smile gets named corporate cause of the year

Today we named Operation Smile this year’s official corporate cause.  The international children’s medical charity treats facial deformities, such as cleft lips and palates, around the globe.  We are partnering with its network of independently owned and operated offices to raise funds for the organization. This is the first time Cydcor has adopted a charitable organization of this scale – it’s a great way to exercise team building among our offices and we are proud to support an organization that improves the […]

August 23, 2010

R&R Owners Weekend in Miami Beach

We just wrapped up our annual R&R Owners Weekend event at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. This is an appreciation event for key members of our network of  independently owned sales companies. While the event had an element of business, the primary focus was rest and relaxation for the more than 600 in attendance. We enjoyed a weekend full of themed dinners, private group pool cabanas, ocean kayaks, banana boat rides, bocce ball, and ping-pong. The weekend culminated with a “Havana Nights” […]

August 16, 2010

Cydcor Named San Fernando Valley’s 2010 ‘Best Places to Work’ for Third Year

We’re so happy to announce that we’ve made San Fernando Valley’s ‘Best Places to Work’ for the third year in a row. Cydcor was specifically recognized for a supportive work environment and culture, volunteer opportunities, quality and commitment of management, and benefits. The Business Journal and Best Companies Group worked together to identify and recognize area companies with a strong commitment to workplace excellence. Both publicly and privately held organizations were selected based on benefits, corporate philanthropy, policies, work-life balance, […]

August 6, 2010

Getting to know Gary Polson

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal recently sat down with our very own Gary Polson to discuss his role as CEO of Cydcor for nearly a decade now, what he thinks has contributed to Cydcor’s success as one of the best sales outsourcing companies in the world and what opportunities he sees in growing Cydcor. Read the full interview with Gary Polson here.

July 26, 2010

Cydcor launches Cydcor Cares program in Southern California

We kicked off our Cydcor Cares program at the Boys and Girls Club in Thousand Oaks, California this month. The event was designed to help kids become more interested in reading. Cydcor office team members dressed up as their favorite fictional characters and read to children in kindergarten through fourth grade. The Bookaneer, a local used bookstore in Thousand Oaks,  donated dozens of children’s fiction titles to help support the event. Owner, Tracy Benedict, was thrilled with the results and  thanked Cydcor for making it […]

July 13, 2010

Giving Milestone – 500 People Making a Difference

Cydcor is proud that its Neighborhood Leader Program has reached significant milestones. To date, more than 500 team members from the various independent Cydcor offices throughout the United States and Canada have dedicated almost 300 hours to their local communities through charity and volunteer work – helping more than 28 organizations. Organizations helped in various local communities through the Neighborhood Leader Program include the Lupus Alliance of America, Feed the Children, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Make-a-Wish, Special Olympics, Habitat for […]

June 24, 2010

Case Study: Cydcor’s Outsourced Sales Solution

Sales & Marketing Management Magazine published a case study on Cydcor earlier this year that we wanted to share with you. Here’s a snippet from the article: Some 26,000 C-level officers and senior executives ranked Cydcor No. 1 in several key areas, including sales team outsourcing and sales support service, client satisfaction, and numerous performance categories (including vendor overall preference, training, trust, and reliability). Clearly, Cydcor is doing something right. The company’s sales network marshals approximately 200 offices in North America and […]