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Why Contact Centers Don’t Adopt Performance Management
Contact center performance management leads to happier customers
Can you provide some advice about agent desk sharing? Can this practice work in call centers? If so, what’s the best process to use to introduce and implement call center agents sharing desks?
New Rules for Managing Cloud-Based Contact Centers
The management team is implementing a desktop analytics solution in our contact center. As a supervisor in the area, I am hearing a lot of negative “big-brother” type remarks from agents about desktop analytics. How can we better prepare the agents for this implementation and assuage their concerns?
Do you have any suggestions on what we should do with an agent’s idle time? How do we make sure we’re being efficient but not overloading the agents?
What is the actual definition of shrinkage? How is shrinkage different than attrition? Is there any universal formula available to calculate shrinkage and attrition? If not, which is the easiest formula to use to calculate attrition and shrinkage?
Contact Center Performance Management Packages Deliver Actionable Results and Rapid Benefits
My call center is considering hiring work-at-home agents. Can you provide any sample work-at-home agent agreements that outline the accountabilities of the agent and the company? We want to make sure we have everything covered.
Can you offer any tips or techniques for refreshing our call center agents during the day? Many of our agents are suffering from the monotonous nature of the job and turnover at our call center is very high.
Customer Experience Management – Moving from Strategy to Practice
Are there any studies that discuss the retention percentage increase for going to remote agents?
How do I reduce absenteeism in my contact center?
We currently have rotating 12-hour shifts and are looking at options to move to 8-hour shifts. I would like more details on what benefits there are to an 8-hour shift, if any.
How and why do call centers use courtesy calls? Can you provide some examples of courtesy calls? Are those calls monitored for quality as other calls would be?
Our call center is constantly expanding and we are always looking for more space. Is there a software solution that can be used for large call centers to help keep track of vacant workstations? I am looking for software that would allow me to see how many seats are vacant at a certain time and […]
What is the best way to manage a constant flow of hiring and training in the call center? Our call center is on a continuous hiring cycle and our new hire training is five weeks long. How do we manage this and achieve the maximum benefit for both human resources (HR) and the call center?
What qualities should a team leader display to be recommended as a future call center manager?
My question is whether a contact center department should be under the supervision of Marketing or Operations? Plus, what can a contact center do for a construction retail store?