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…
Increasingly, company culture is one of the most important factors in attracting and retaining employees, boosting agent morale and in promoting higher levels of productivity. In fact, research shows that culture plays a bigger role than salary and perks.
2021 is a watershed year for Playvox. In the past 12 months, as we approach Playvox’s 10-year anniversary, we doubled our market footprint. Our global clients significantly expanded adoption of our workforce optimization products. We made our first acquisition to make learning fun for customer service agents. And our global team hit triple digits.
Any time a family member goes into the hospital for a medical condition it’s tough and concerning on the family to process all that is needed to take into account. Add to that, the one in the hospital develops complications like pneumonia and has to be placed on a respirator.
COVID-19 has presented many challenges for the customer service and customer experience industries. Beyond shifting business operations, work environments, and priorities for the rest of the year, it’s no secret the current global pandemic has been the death of almost all in-person gatherings. But does this mean the end of all CS and CX events?…
BPOs are in the business of delivering service quality to their clients. As such, quality assurance is essentially job #1 for these service providers, on a daily basis. Evaluating agents’ interactions and running coaching and training programs are all part of the BPO playbook.
With remote work likely here to stay, you may need ideas on how to boost agent engagement and the virtual work experience of your employees.
Studies show that the work-at-home call center population is seeing a 25% annual growth. Although this is great news as work-at-home staff experiences up to 50% less attrition than regular contact center employees, managing a remote workforce presents a whole new set of challenges in terms of communication.
Working remotely offers businesses and employees a number of benefits. First and foremost, let’s talk about commuting. Research by the U.S. Census Bureau shows people in full-time roles typically spend more than 200 hours traveling to and from their jobs each year. That can’t sound appealing to anyone.