gamification

5 Reasons Why You Need Gamification in Your Contact Centre Training

If you’re a manager within a sizable workforce, you’ve likely heard of gamification. This new type of technology has completely revolutionised the way training and management is conducted throughout the professional careers of your agents.


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The Impact of the Wrong Software on Employee Experience

As the integration between human and technology becomes increasingly more unified and the bottom-line efficiency evolves by the day, it's essential to understand where and how this has happened.


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8 Steps to Onboarding a Contact Centre Agent

Many contact centres underestimate the importance of onboarding agents well and the challenges they encounter. Contact centres must have a structured onboarding program to ensure staff absorb all critical information, including daily duties, customer service protocols, company policies and regulations.


workforce management

How to Select the Best Workforce Management Solution for your Contact Centre

The ability to evaluate the effectiveness of your workforce management solution can drastically improve the performance of your contact centre.


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Why Contact Centres are looking at Onshoring Contact Centres again

As many countries around the world have been in lockdown, businesses that were offshoring contact centres have had to adapt quickly and find other ways to manage customer enquiries.


IVR

How IVR’s Have Changed the Contact Centre Industry – written by Brett Redman

IVR’s…love them or hate them, they are an almost ubiquitous part of the contact centre industry and have been around for a very long time. In fact, according to Wikipedia, the first commercial IVR system was built to perform order entry and inventory control back in 1973, although the technology was certainly in its infancy, and considered expensive and difficult to implement.


Contact Centre After Pandemic

Call Centre status after COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the beginning of 2020 and the inception of COVID-19, contact centers have had to make adjustments as to the way we work and employees' daily lives. This shift in the workplace proved to be specifically challenging for contact centers and help desks. Agents were used to being in an office and not working virtually. The change to in-person and effectively assisting customers had to take place quickly and efficiently. On any given day, agents might experience more extended workdays due to higher call volume, handling of complicated subjects, and customer complaints, and aggravation.


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The Best Methods To Keep Contact Centre Agents Super Motivated

Turnover is a major concern in many contact centres. Between the monotonous daily routine and the work environment, many agents experience exhaustion and may choose to look elsewhere for work. However, if you can trial new and different ways to coach and motivate agents so that they enjoy their work more, then they are more likely to stay with the organisation.