1, February 2017
In recent years, given the changing role of technology in bridging the gap between brands and their customers, new expectations are being set around workforce optimization. Organizational WFO goals have shifted from being solely focused on operational efficiency to playing a critical role in leading to better customer care. So, here are four best practices that you can follow or recommend to strike a balance between agent productivity and superior customer experience.
1, December 2016
For enterprises, the contact center is the heart of customer engagement. But a contact center job is a demanding one. Anything can go wrong. Especially when agents face a sudden spike in volume of calls coming in. However, seasonal spikes is perhaps the lesser even when compared to its twin – the dreaded unplanned spike. It can lead to revenue losses and additional stress on customer service. It can also prove to be deal-breaker to your customers and make them switch their loyalties. Here are some tips to manage spikes – both planned and unplanned.
3, November 2016
Call center agents, though, are the lifeblood of your business. The first and last line of defense of your brand – as far as many of your customers are concerned. Hence, it is crucial to take a prescriptive approach to handling agent retention. Losing a good agent is akin to losing a valued customer.
22, April 2016
An expert, a counselor, a guide, a professional adviser? The first thing I learned is that – “A consultant is a facilitator”