Category: Performance Management

Why agent journey mapping matters in customer service

Mapping the customer’s journey is important, but did you know that agent journey mapping is also a thing? Discover why it matters here. Delivering exceptional customer experiences requires a deep understanding of the customer journey. However, it is equally important to consider the journey of the agents who provide that service. This is where agent […]

10 Skills Customer Service Team Leaders Must Have

If you’re not training your newly promoted team leaders, you may just be setting them up to fail. Staff and project managementโ€”which is the primary role of leadersโ€”is a massively challenging task. It’s thus not surprising that many professionals, even those handpicked for this task, underperform or fail outright once they move into this role. […]

Can incentive plans really boost employee engagement?

To keep productivity levels high, many call centers implement a performance-based incentive system, allowing them to identify and reward their top agents. Can this technique really boost employee engagement? Rewarding high-performing employees with extra cash or a higher pay is one of the most common engagement tactics that companies employ. It’s especially common among customer […]

4 Tips for building a more collaborative call center

If your call center rewards employees’ individual achievements more than team success, it’s time to take a step back and re-evaluate your workplace engagement techniques. As productivity-driven companies, most contact centers encourage agent productivity by rewarding individual employees’ exemplary performance. Agents are asked to end calls within a set time limit, handle an x number […]

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Call Centers

Although the idea of emotional intelligence is relatively new, it has already been embraced by organizations across industriesโ€”including call centers. Call centers stand at the forefront of customer service interactions. Day in and day out, agents handle a wide array of customer inquiries, issues, and emotions. While the focus is often on efficiency and problem-solving, […]

5 Traits of Abusive Customers You Shouldn’t Tolerate

In dealing with difficult customers, how much is too much? Here’s how to handle abusive customers in the call center. As a call center leader, you understand the significance of providing exceptional customer service to build positive relationships with your clientele. However, the unfortunate reality is that not all customers will treat your staff with […]

Business tip: Don’t avoid failures; make the most of them

Making mistakes is part of being human. We’re all flawed. We all make illogical decisions. And we’re aware of this, at least at a theoretical level. But why are so many of us still trying to shirk our innate tendency to be wrong as though our lives depended on it? Entrepreneurs are especially prone to […]

4 General Types of Skills All Contact Center Reps Must Learn

As part of skills management, identifying what your customer support reps can and can’t do can help improve your call center’s performance. Documenting, categorizing, and managing your staff’s skills are highly abstract and complex human resource processes. So it’s not surprising that many companies skip these activities. When done correctly, however, they can be beneficial […]

The Types of Customer Support Reps You Should Watch Out For

The only way to build a high-performing call center is to recruit the right employees who possess the attitudes and skills that suit your company culture. Your customer support reps play a crucial role in ensuring that you can achieve your organizational goals and stick to your standards of excellent performance. You should thus be […]

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