How WFM Tools Create Success for Omnichannel Contact Centers

How WFM Tools Create Success for Omnichannel Contact Centers

During the global pandemic, customers massively turned to digital communications, and, according to consumer studies, this change is here to stay. While presenting a tremendous opportunity for business growth, this trend also creates  challenges for contact centers. Customers now expect to do business with an omnichannel contact center that delivers consistent and seamless customer experiences…

Improve Contact Center Productivity with WFM Software

Improve Contact Center Productivity with WFM Software

The requirement to provide a better customer experience while improving productivity and controlling costs is paramount in contact centers at the best of times. During a recession, it could be the difference between survival and failure.  Workforce management (WFM) continues to be one of the most important contact center productivity tools. By optimizing the use…

5 WFM Scheduling Tips To Make The Most Of Your Agents

5 WFM Scheduling Tips To Make The Most Of Your Agents

WFM scheduling can easily be thought of as something you do to benefit your customer experience, but it’s so much more than that. Effective scheduling is also a way to accommodate your customers and your agents. And, you can reduce turnover just by being more considerate of your agents’ needs. What Is WFM Scheduling? WFM…

5 Proven Strategies To Help Remote Contact Center Agents Feel Valued

5 Proven Strategies To Help Remote Contact Center Agents Feel Valued

Donuts in the breakroom, water cooler talk, lunch chats with teammates—they’re the little things that make going back to work on a Monday more bearable. For your remote agents, however, it’s often all work with little reward.   In addition to feeling the mental and emotional weight of consumer-facing jobs, remote contact center agents are experiencing…

Big Changes Need Big Data 

Big Changes Need Big Data 

On June 1, 2021, SoFi became a publicly-traded company on the Nasdaq Global Market (Nasdaq). Just over six months later, on January 18, 2022, SoFi was granted a national bank charter. This period of high-stakes decisions and operational scrutiny required a clear and accurate view into many things, including SoFi’s Member Service Teams quality assurance…

5 Ways Contact Center Capacity Planning Needs to Change in 2022

5 Ways Contact Center Capacity Planning Needs to Change in 2022

If the last 24 months have taught us anything, it’s that long-term capacity planning is in dire need of an overhaul. Our world is dynamic. Business is dynamic. And hiring is dynamic.  In the dynamic world of customer support and service, capacity planning, or the process of long-term forecasting and planning for staffing needs, can’t…

3 Key Topics Discussed at the Channel Partners Conference

3 Key Topics Discussed at the Channel Partners Conference

Last week was the Channel Partners Conference and Expo (CPC) in Las Vegas and the 25th anniversary of this event did not disappoint. In fact, the bright lights and neon that are the hallmarks of Las Vegas were an appropriate backdrop for this year’s conference. The mood among exhibitors and attendees could only be described…

Workforce Planning: How it Establishes Gold Standard Service

Workforce Planning: How it Establishes Gold Standard Service

Service standards help to establish positive and effective interactions between a customer and a business. For example, in a restaurant, customers expect a level of promptness, friendliness, service-mindedness, and food-oriented knowledge. Service quality is as important to a business as the taste of the food coming from the kitchen. No matter what kind of restaurant…