ICMI's Call Center Cartoon Contest: October 2012
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ICMI's Call Center Cartoon Contest: October 2012

UPDATE: The winning caption for our September cartoon is: "Yes, as a matter of fact, I am cross-trained," submitted by Cortney Jonas Burnos of CareCentrix. Congratulations, Cortney!

Happy October! What better way to wind down our Customer Service Week festivities than with our cartoon caption contest? Artist Carl Nelson* came up with a fantastic Halloween-themed 'toon for you this month and I can't wait to see the captions that you'll ... scare up! 

We're doubly celebrating this month, because the Cartoon Caption Contest is a year old! Have a look at the very first cartoon and contest winner.

ICMI is also pleased to announce that the winner of our is August contest is ...

Dale Stout of DePuy Synthes, a division of Johnson & Johnson

Congrats, Dale! And thank you for participating!

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Will you be our next winner? ICMI's judges have narrowed down the September entries to our top 3 favorites, and we need your votes to help us select our winner. Here are the finalists:

1. We do Multi-split here, so we are all good jugglers...
2. Yes, as a matter of fact, I am cross-trained.
3. I thought we were asked to juggle calls?

You can cast your vote by entering the corresponding number here in the comments, or email me at chammarberg@icmi.com. Finalist voting will close on October 26, so cast your votes early!

Here's your chance at CCCCC stardom! Post your cleverest, coolest (PG-rated!) caption here in the comments for this month's cartoon. (Be sure to review the official rules before you enter.)

*Don't forget to stop by Carl's booth in the exhibit hall at Call Center Demo & Conference, Oct. 9-11 in Dallas, TX.

October's contest is now closed. Please see our November cartoon.

Topics: People Management, Learning & Development


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Steve Makovec — 10:47AM on Oct 26, 2012

Caption I recommend for the above cartoon:
"In our call center, characters are welcome."

Diane Grimm — 10:53AM on Oct 26, 2012

"Keep up the good work. No one else has a ghost of a chance."

Dave Phalon — 4:59PM on Nov 13, 2012

My caption submission for the above cartoon is:

"Now you're getting into the spirit, Frank!"


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