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contact center agent remains productive while working from home

By the Numbers, Keys to Restoring Team Productivity

Last week, I noticed headlines announcing yet another business that’s decided it “won’t reopen half its offices after pandemic, amid restructuring and work-from-home success”. Maybe that’s not so shocking, though, considering that work-from-home contact center agents have an 80% better retention rate than those working out of a physical call center (according to a recent ICMI benchmark study on agent experience).
Contact center agent works from home as supervisor coaches him and his child plays in the background.

Maintaining a Strong Performance Management Process with Remote Contact Center Agents

Maintaining a strong performance management process with remote contact center agents can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. On a regular day in the contact center, a supervisor will usually walk the floor, check on performance levels and coach agents face-to-face. In a remote contact center, performance management processes look a bit different, but the fundamentals remain the same.
GANT Travel Builds the Business Case for Contact Center Improvements

Gaining Visibility and Improving Agent Performance

Jeff Kennon, Director of Customer Experience for NeoNova, a customer support enterprise servicing some of the world’s leading internet service and telecom providers, says that leveraging a workforce management platform helped delight both customers and agents. He explains how opening new channels has made for a great customer experience.
Quality Management Calibration

Quality Management Basics in Today’s Contact Center: Part 2

In Part One of this two-part series, we explored quality forms, quality plans, and evaluations as basic -but critical – components of an effective quality management program. Using the analogy of quality management being a never-ending roadtrip, we said that creating quality forms and plans was similar to mapping a roadtrip, and that completing evaluations were like actually driving and embarking on the trip.
Quality management software, quality monitoring

Quality Management Basics in Today's Contact Centers

Every contact center manages quality, but as consumers, it’s easy to tell that some just do it more effectively than others! Quality management is the process an organization uses to measure the effectiveness, efficiency, and consistency of the service provided to customers.
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