7 Proven Ways to Manage Contact Center Agent Staffing Shortages

7 Proven Ways to Manage Contact Center Agent Staffing Shortages

If you’re a contact center professional, you’re probably feeling the pain of agent staffing shortages. Due to the pandemic, we’re experiencing an unusual dynamic in the labor market right now. The U.S. unemployment rate was 5.4% in July 2021, higher than pre-pandemic levels, yet the news is full of stories about businesses of all sizes…

Turning Raw Data From Your Contact Center QA Scorecard Metrics Into Gold

Turning Raw Data From Your Contact Center QA Scorecard Metrics Into Gold

Quality assurance and monitoring is a tough, but necessary part of operating contact centers for consistently high customer experience at scale. Quality scorecard monitoring ensures customer service standards are met and exceeded using an adapted set of metrics to measure agents’ performance. But once the data is gathered, what are the next steps? How do…

Playvox named a Leader on the G2 Grid® Report for the Fifth Consecutive Quarter in Contact Center Quality Assurance

Playvox named a Leader on the G2 Grid® Report for the Fifth Consecutive Quarter in Contact Center Quality Assurance

At Playvox, we prioritize what matters most to our customers — just like you do in your contact center! From quality management to workforce management, we strive to put not only the best, but also the most efficient and effective product on the market. That’s why our recent G2 rankings are really meaningful: people who…

A High-Performing Contact Center Starts with the Right WFM Tools

A High-Performing Contact Center Starts with the Right WFM Tools

Contact center performance management is led by an operations manager who is dedicated to improving the engagement of their agents. It requires a toolkit of quality monitoring, coaching, gamification, and most importantly, a top-tier workforce management system. With the right workforce management tools, you will be equipped to boost your contact center’s success — and…

Playvox Named a Leader in The Grid® Report for Contact Center Quality Assurance

Playvox Named a Leader in The Grid® Report for Contact Center Quality Assurance

Managing a customer service operation is never easy. Especially now. Empowering agents and satisfying customers, all while maintaining exceptional levels of quality assurance, is nothing short of a juggling act. How do you keep up the act when you’re asked to tackle more and more each day?

WFM from A to Z: Must-Know Contact Center Terms

WFM from A to Z: Must-Know Contact Center Terms

The contact center industry is full of specialized terminology, with many contact centers having a jargon all their own. It’s a challenge to keep track of every individual term and its definitions, so we put together a comprehensive glossary of the most frequently used and difficult-to-define words that contact center professionals rely on to make…