Turned an Idea into an Industry…

While homeshoring is big news these days, it’s nothing new to Kim Houlne, founder and president of U.S.-based Working Solutions.

Pioneered Homeshoring USA

As president of Working Solutions, Kim Houlne is recognized as the founder of the homeshoring virtual contact center industry. Her pioneering company broke ground in 1996 as the home-based agent model. In 2014, industry analyst Ovum reaffirmed Working Solutions’ position as an industry leader, with agents in all 50 states. Based in Plano, Texas, Working Solutions is one of the largest virtual agent workforces in the world.

Houlne accrued significant marketing and management experience before starting Working Solutions. She held senior marketing management positions in consulting, as well as in financial and insurance industries. They included:

Intuition is as important as a business degree. Thinking one step ahead and having the ability to ‘predict’ how your clients will respond, or what will happen in your market, are critical to business success.

- Kim Houlne

News Worth Knowing

In business for nearly 20 years, Working Solutions’ presence is widespread—from business forums to public agencies to the web.

Earning Your Place as an Industry Leader

Leadership has to be earned every day—with colleagues, clients and their customers, and the business community.

Caring Culture
Creating a Caring Culture Nurturing an atmosphere of “emotional intelligence”—wherever you do business.

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Flex Jobs
Making the Top 100 Working Solutions is recognized by FlexJobs as #13 of its Top 100 Companies out of 300,000+ in 2015

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Our Clients
Applying Lessons Learned Success is defined in different ways. No matter the measure, achieving it requires a clear understanding.

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What was
What Was—and Still Is It’s funny how a piece of paper, decades after the fact, can bring it all home.

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