Let’s be honest, customer service departments are not known as particularly positive places, often being associated with irritation and frustration by both customers and agents. For agents in particular, talking to a large numbers of customers every day who only contact you when they experience a problem, can be exhausting.
Motivated agents are the key to your call center’s success. Also, it is your agents who can keep your customers happy in the long run. Therefore, we collected some handy tips for training call center agents to help you get great results from your agents. Make sure to check them and out and start using them today!
Negative stereotypes about call centers are often exaggerated, but one thing is true: call center agents come across angry customers on a daily basis.
So you’re thinking of joining VCC Live®’s support team but you’re not quite sure if it’s the right move for you? To help you out, this article aims to give you an idea of what it’s like to work as part of the support team at an innovative tech company providing cloud-based contact center solutions worldwide.
Working as a call center agent is not easy. Agents spend most of their time on the phone talking to customers, resolving complex issues with often angry customers. Considering the resulting high levels of stress commonly experienced, it’s no surprise that call center turnover rates are usually in the sky.
Christmas is just around the corner! By this time of the year, most of us have already got into that lovely holiday spirit, shopping Christmas gifts while counting back the days. If you manage a call center, however, chances are you associate Christmas with overtime, demanding customers and increased stress levels.
The idea of hiring remote agents has become more and more popular in call centers. This, of course, has brought significant changes to the industry – luckily, in good ways. In fact, relying on remote agents can be highly beneficial for call centers in terms of productivity, operations, and cost-effectiveness.