Best Practices to Monitor Your Remote Call Center Agents

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Sh e shares best practices supervisors can use for monitoring call center agents in a work-from-home scenario. COVID-19 has led us to believe that we need to rethink, amend, and strengthen our contact centers with robust technology to stay ahead of the pandemic.

Call center analytics software buying guide

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Call center analytics software is an important tool in optimizing, growing and making your call center more efficient. Learn what's needed to discover and acquire the best solutions on the market

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The Complete Guide to Call Center Management

Fonolo

Congratulations, call center manager! There’s never a dull moment in a call center with a myriad of opportunities for growth and success. The Contact Center Guide to Managing Spikes in Call Volume. Why strong call center management is important.

How to Train Your Call Center Agents to Exercise Empathy

Fonolo

As contact centers across the world continue to recover and adapt from the aftershock of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become clear that empathy isn’t just a trend customer support teams need to embrace – it needs to be part of your operational foundations.

How Call Centers Can Bring the Behavior Change Cycle to Life

Speaker: VoiceOps

Data from hundreds of thousands of hours of calls has revealed a widespread problem with behavior adherence among call center sales representatives. VoiceOps developed the Behavior Change Cycle to help companies tackle this issue head-on leveraging your own call flows and coaching teams. Access this free on-demand webinar with the VoiceOps team to get a deeper view of the Behavior Change Cycle and learn about how the VoiceOps Coaching Enablement Platform brings it to life for call center teams.

How to Improve Call Center Agent Productivity

Fonolo

High call center agent productivity is every call center manager’s dream. So many factors damper agent productivity, like high call volumes and staff turnover, both of which are only too common in the call center industry. Cost per call.

Nine call center initiatives to consider

Callminer

Read how top call center initiatives can boost team morale and foster a sense of achievement among your call center agents, improve call center efficiency, and more

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Call Center Coaching Strategies

TeleDirect

Effective Call Center Strategies | Customer Service Tips for Call Centers | Call Center Coaching from TeleDirect. How do you transform potential into production when it comes to your call center?

How to Evaluate Call Center Agent Performance

Fonolo

Several centuries later, Galileo’s words still ring true for contact centers. These days, there are tons of key performance indicators (KPIs) and call center metrics to evaluate call center performance and call center agent performance.

Call center cost reduction strategies

TechSee

Contact centers are always looking for ways to reduce costs. This is particularly true during periods of uncertainty and economic downturn, when call center cost savings contribute to business continuity. The Best Call Center Cost Reduction Strategies.

Secret Sauce: How the Behavior Change Cycle Will Improve Call Center Sales Success

Companies invest millions each year to optimize their call center sales processes and results, yet research shows that sales representatives are not actually doing the basic behaviors defined by the carefully crafted workflows. This fundamental issue with sales execution and behavior adherence led VoiceOps to create the Behavior Change Cycle, a methodology you can implement at your call center to drive meaningful, fast, and enduring increases in adherence to your sales process across your sales floor. Download the report now to dive into the 5 key steps and learn how you can get started with the Behavior Change Cycle.

Top Seven Call Center Software Requirements for the “Now Normal”

Contact Center Pipeline

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3 Types of Call Center Environments Post-COVID

Fonolo

Last year, COVID-19 shifted many call center environments to new models. Nation-wide lockdowns forced many call center companies to either shut down or adapt to a work-from-home model. Call centers provide a vital service to customers worldwide.

6 Important Soft Skills Every Call Center Agent Needs

Fonolo

Call center employees wear many hats! While call center agents rely on hard skills — or technical skills — to handle contact center technology, call center soft skills are just as critical for success.

25 Call Center Technology Trends to Watch in 2021

Callminer

Throughout 2020, many new trends arose and call center solutions continued to evolve to meet fresh challenges in the space. New Challenges for Call Centers in 2021. For instance, when they go from email support to calling the customer service team. “A

Need to More Effectively Manage Your Call Center?

TASKE shares how you can rewind your real-time dashboard and watch agent and time activities in the past. Download the infographic here!

8 Tips for the Ideal Call Center Environment

Fonolo

Employees, especially call center agents, spend a significant portion of their lives at work. Your call center or contact center environment plays a big role in how engaged your agents are in their day-to-day work. How does a call center environment affect agents?

15 Top Call Center Overflow Handling Services

Fonolo

Is your call center experiencing an increase in abandoned calls ? Are your agents unable to answer an unexpected influx of inbound phone requests (otherwise known as call overflow)? 3 Proven Ways to Reduce Abandon Rates in the Call Center.

100 Call Center Management Tips: Expert Insights & Advice for Hiring & Training Call Center Agents

Callminer

Managing call centers today involves much more than scheduling agents to staff the phone lines. Working as a call center agent is a stressful endeavor

Call Center Floor Rules

Callminer

The floor of any call center is the organization’s mission-critical space intended entirely to serve the very purpose for which the center exists – handling calls. When rules are intelligently laid out and diligently upheld, call center operations flourish.

How Real-Time AI Will Transform the Call Center

Speaker: Scott Stephenson, Co-Founder, CEO Deepgram

Real-time speech transcription, analysis, and enablement are now a reality. Post-call analysis and selective call auditing has brought you more information and insights on your customers, but what can you do with real-time transcriptions for all your calls? Learn how enterprises can unlock new opportunities with transcription, analysis, and enablement that’s available in milliseconds for every single call.

Call Center Optimization: 5 Methods to Improve Your Operation

Fonolo

To optimize your call center’s performance, you need to think about improving your customers’ experience. While incredible customer service should always be a call center’s goal, it shouldn’t be your only goal. The Contact Center Guide to Managing Spikes in Call Volume.

Call Center Regulatory Compliance

Callminer

Accommodating regulatory guidelines and remaining compliant with strict mandates can be tough for any call center organization to do. Call centers are at the bullseye in terms of their strategic attractiveness for malicious actors. Regulations That Impact Call Centers.

25 Call Center Technology Trends to Watch in 2021

Callminer

Read this blog to learn about the 25 top trends for 2021 in call center technology

How to Evaluate Call Center Manager Performance

Fonolo

As a call center leader, you rely on your call center managers to ensure everything runs smoothly. All companies have different methods for measuring call center performance, including productivity and efficacy of operations. First Call Resolution (FCR).

5 Ways to Engage Employees for Immediate Impact

Speaker: Vicki Brackett, Author and COO of Sinousia

Author of the new book The Leadership Toolbox and Chief Operating Officer of Sinousia, Vicki Brackett shares creative and proven ways to engage your employees in either work at home environment or traditional brick and mortar. These strategies have been vetted by thousands of employees and have a track record of making immediate impact to customer service satisfaction scores, sales conversion, absenteeism and employee retention. When it comes to employee performance, you must be proactive on the front-end, or you are forced to be reactive on the back end!

How to Calculate Cost per Contact in the Call Center

Fonolo

There are many different call center metrics used to measure activity and efficiency. Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs, can be tracked through integrated phone systems and call center cloud-based technology. The Executive Guide to Improving 6 Call Center Metrics.

Call Center Metrics Best Practices

Callminer

Obtaining useful metrics on daily operations in your call center can help to improve many aspects of your business. However, there is quite a bit more to making effective use of call center metrics than merely amassing data and generating reports.

BPO Call Center: 6 Questions & How-To Implement

Shannon Keown

BPO is a common acronym in the call center world. It stands for business process outsourcing, a term used to describe the hiring of a third-party to complete a business operation

2020 Call Center Metrics: 6 Key Metrics for Your Call Center Dashboard

Callminer

Operating a growing call center operation involves logging and assessing myriad moving elements at once. At the heart of most technological optimizations implemented within a successful call center are fine-tuned metrics. First Call Resolution.

The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. center, showing that brands are willing to do—and spend—what it takes to create loyal customers. Contact centers have dramatically changed. contact centers.

Top Call Center Technologies to Boost Call Center Agent Engagement

Fonolo

With the right mechanisms at their disposal, agents are better equipped to drive sales, solve customer disputes, and otherwise contribute to your bottom line and call center metric health. But technology has remained a barrier for modern contact centers. Call-backs.

How to Create a Call Center IVR Script

Fonolo

When customers call your customer service line, greeting them with a friendly and easy-to-navigate interactive voice response system is a standard in call center software. With all that said, writing a strong call center IVR script doesn’t need to feel like a mountainous task.

How to Create a Call Center Performance Report

Fonolo

Knowing where you stand with your customers and proving that value to stakeholders requires carefully crafted call center reporting that directly aligns with your organization’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The Executive Guide to Improving 6 Call Center Metrics.

5 Best Practices for Training Remote Call Center Agents

Fonolo

How to Foster Agent Engagement in a Hybrid Contact Center. Even if a call center is properly equipped for remote work, it’s more difficult for agents to get facetime with management when issues arise simply because they can’t just walk over to their desk and ask for help.

The Impact of the Behavior Change Cycle on Call Center Performance

VoiceOps developed the Behavior Change Cycle to address the problem of behavior adherence among call center teams. This info sheet shows real ROI data so you can see what the Behavior Change Cycle could do for your call center teams. Download it today!

5 Incentives for Call Center Agent Engagement

Fonolo

Keeping your staff motivated and satisfied in their work is vital to contact center performance. Employee engagement is especially important for call centers, since agent turnover tends to be higher. How to Foster Agent Engagement in a Hybrid Contact Center.

23 experts share their favorite call center ideas

Callminer

We share input from business leaders and call center experts on the most impactful call center innovations that can transform your call center KPIs, processes, and improve results

3 Reasons Your Call Center is Missing Benchmarks

Fonolo

Call center managers must be aware of industry trends, customer needs, and the latest call center technology. Benchmarking helps call centers compare their operations and processes to other call centers. Global call center benchmarks.

Call Center Preparation for the Coronavirus

Contact Center Pipeline

Call centers are a hub of germs! If someone in your call center gets the coronavirus, it could spread quickly. Having your call center quarantined can result […]. Crisis Management call center cloud-based dialer contact center COVID-19 crisis management remote work

4 Crucial Things to Look for In A Call Center Software

Want to know what essential features you should look for in call center software? This whitepaper breaks down four crucial things to consider. Download it now and come away with smart insights on choosing the right software for your needs.