Essential Technologies in Call Center Workforce Management

Tenfold - Contact Center Blog

Improved agent efficiency and productivity turn call centers from a cost into a profit. While agents hold the keys to your company’s success, they are also the most expensive resource you have – accounting for 60% to 70% of expenses in a contact center. Depending on organizational needs, call centers can implement an array of different technologies, from basic to sophisticated. Leading Technologies for Workforce Management in Call Centers.

A High-Performing Contact Center Starts with the Right WFM Tools

Playvox

Contact center performance management is led by an operations manager who is dedicated to improving the engagement of their agents. It requires a toolkit of quality monitoring, coaching, gamification, and most importantly, a top-tier workforce management system.

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Whisper Coaching to Train Remote Employees

Calltools

Training call center agents in-person can be challenging and mentally draining. Having the right tools and techniques at your disposal can help you develop a team of call center agents that are effective. What is whisper coaching?

Are Remote Agents the Future of Contact Centers?

Monet Software

The lasting impacts of COVID-19 are unknown but the accelerated shift to the remote call center workforce management is likely to endure. Will remote agents continue to represent a significant proportion of the call center workforce?

The Morale Doctor is In

Monet Software

How to treat employee burnout and reinvigorate call center engagement for the long haul. Do you feel it spreading through your contact center workforce? This makes contact center agents particularly vulnerable to burnout. Blog Workforce Optimization

Boost Morale Of Your Call Center Employees With An Incentive Program

JustCall

Frontline customer care call center executives can often be exhausted. According to a recent report – 13% to 16% of the call center workforce is disengaged, with nearly 70% still not classified as busy at work. How Essential are Call Center Incentive Ideas ?

Remote Control: Managing Work at Home Contact Center Agents

Monet Software

How WFM and QM combine to engage an offsite call center workforce and deliver superior CX. High-speed internet, cloud-based applications and other technologies have opened a new vista for the call center—the remote agents.

Defining WFO. (Hint – It’s Not Just About Workforce Management)

Noble Systems

If you’re a contact center manager, you’ve probably heard a lot about how to manage and engage your workforce with WFM and WFO – especially recently. What is Workforce Management (WFM)? What is Workforce Optimization (WFO)? How does WFO work in the Call Center?

How Workforce Optimization Can Help You Reach Greater Heights

Etech GS

Whether the employees are human or robotic, workforce optimization helps teams to work smarter instead of harder. As the name suggests, contact center workforce optimization involves using managerial practices to ensure maximum productivity meets maximum efficiency. Naturally, this is just a general idea of how call center workforce optimization works. How To Implement Workforce Optimization. Training and Coaching.

Improving Collaboration Between Workforce Management Departments and Operations Departments

Insite Managed Solutions

Our Spotlight Challenge this Month is Workforce Management! Having touched over 650 contact centers, one of the frequent challenges we’ve discovered is the lack of partnership between the Workforce Department and the Operations Department. One of the helpful ways we’ve helped other centers overcome this is by creating a collaborative relationship between the two departments through a 4 step process.

3 Ways Call Center Supervisors Can Reduce Costs

Insite Managed Solutions

3 Ways Call Center Supervisors Can Reduce Costs Here are 3 different ways call center supervisors can positively drive financials in your center. Managing the Millennial Workforce . Improving Workforce Management to Optimize Service Levels. Turning a Contact Center into a Profit Center. Improving Collaboration Between Workforce Management Departments and Operations Departments. Call Center Supervisor Mind Map.

Tips on How You Can Bridge the Gap Between Remote and In-Office Contact Center Agents Faster With the Right Workforce Management Strategy

SharpenCX

Many companies are building remote work strategies around the needs of their workforce. Download Now: Learn how trends in workforce management and other key areas are impacting contact centers, according to Frost & Sullivan.

Building Blocks of Workforce Management

Insite Managed Solutions

Building Blocks of Workforce Management Know the Metric Deliverables – There are a lot of different factors that go into making workforce management successful. Understanding contact center metric targets such as average speed of answer (ASA), service level, abandonment rate, average handle time (AHT), and budgeted hours are critical for success. He has significant experience in contact center operations, technology implementation and professional services.

Top 10 Technological Contact Center Trends

Insite Managed Solutions

Top 10 Technological Contact Center Trends Cloud: Cloud-based infrastructure is the fastest growing area in the call center industry, which DMG predicts will almost double between 2013 and 2015. Customer Feedback: When it comes to improving customer interaction, a whopping 38% of call center managers say that measuring results are one of their biggest challenges. Social Media: Social media has fundamentally disrupted the call center.