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  • How to Reduce Agent Churn in the Era of Remote Workers

    by User Not Found | May 25, 2021, 09:27 AM

    It takes a certain kind of person to be able to thrive in a customer service position. Contact center agents need to have excellent communication skills, thick skin, a calm demeanor, and strong organizational skills to succeed. Even though an agent may have the personality and all the right skills to succeed, they may still experience low morale or burnout due to unattainable goals, an unreasonable workload, poor management, and upset customers, leading to turnover. There is a high cost associated with agent turnover, including time to interview, training, salaries, and more. Not to mention the negative effect on the customer experience due to inexperienced agents, which can add significant costs down the road.


  • Top 10 Training Methods to Increase Agent Productivity and Customer Experience

    by User Not Found | May 18, 2021, 05:40 PM

    Contact centers are the direct point of communication between you and your customers. They influence the perception of your organization and play a role in customer satisfaction with your product or service, directly influencing if customers are going to recommend you to others. It’s crucial to invest the proper attention and resources into your contact center to ensure agents are communicating with customers in a way that reflects your organization’s beliefs and values. After all, customer satisfaction, loyalty, and conversions are directly impacted by customer service.


  • How to Make the Best Use of Your Contact Center Dashboard

    by Shaundalee Carvalho | May 10, 2021, 05:20 PM

    On Wednesday, April 21st, ComputerTalk presented our April Slice of ice webinar: Navigating iceMonitor 11. In this session, Training and Documentation Specialist Kathika Uthayakumar provided an overview of iceMonitor 11, discussed the new grid view and iceMonitor settings, and provided some helpful tips.


  • 5 Benefits of Adding Chat to Your Help Desk

    by Shaundalee Carvalho | May 4, 2021, 12:23 PM

    If you’ve ever contacted an organization for customer service, you know how beneficial it can be to have the option to use webchat instead of a voice call. However, the use of webchat can go beyond customer support. An organization’s internal help desk can benefit from the addition of webchat just as much as their customers can. Below you will find just some of the ways webchat can help.


  • 5 Reasons You Should Add Webchat to Your Contact Center Today!

    by Shaundalee Carvalho | Apr 28, 2021, 03:16 PM

    While voice has been the channel traditionally associated with call centers for years, many modern contact centers have now evolved to use webchat capabilities. The flexibility to choose between preferred contact methods is a considerable convenience to customers. But there’s much more to webchat than customer convenience! Adding webchat to your contact center can benefit your organization in more ways than one. Read on to see some of the benefits that webchat can provide:


  • 10 Essential Contact Center KPIs to Monitor for Agent Productivity & a Positive Customer Experience

    by User Not Found | Apr 13, 2021, 05:09 PM

    Managing a contact center can be a difficult task. Between managing queues, de-escalating customer situations, and supervising agents, it can be almost impossible to find the time to drive improvements and find efficiencies to optimize your contact center. Some of the most successful contact centers have figured out how to cut through mass amounts of data to identify what is most important. One way to easily increase efficiencies is to understand the KPIs and metrics that are essential to agent productivity and the customer experience.


  • The Evolution of a Contact Center’s Role in a Pandemic

    by Shaundalee Carvalho | Mar 29, 2021, 10:52 AM

    The past year has been a difficult and unprecedented time for many organizations. Governments and businesses have needed to adapt to the changing needs of their citizens and their customers, from emergency benefits programs and high inquiry volumes to COVID-19 testing and vaccine roll-out plans. Through all these changes, ComputerTalk has been there for our customers every step of the way.

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