What Is Workforce Management?
Workforce management software offers call centers actionable intelligence in preparing staff levels on a daily basis. Generally Workforce Management suites are used instead of standard spreadsheet style scheduling and can offer a more detailed and comprehensive look at your staffing expectations for a given day. By efficiently managing your workforce you can curb issues like shrinkage, over staffing and schedule adherence all of major concern in the call center, where staffing is usually the number one cost associated with the operation. Learn more
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Don't Argue for the Contact Center - Justify it with Real-Time Data
Like it or not, the contact center is a must-have if you want to drive customer service, loyalty and sustainable revenue. That doesn't mean you need to be inefficient in operation. It simply means you need to be clear in the elements you're going to measure, including the cost of the workforce. Fortunately, you don't have to guess as workforce management solutions are proven to deliver value across the board...
How Resource Requests Made Me a Thankful PMO Manager
Thanksgiving time always gives me the chance to take a step back and look at all the things that I am grateful for. This year, I am especially thankful for resource requests. You laugh, but I'm serious. A few years ago, my job was crazy and, honestly, miserable...
Employee Engagement Has Less to Do With Employees and More to Do With Management Quality
Look for managers who employ a positive approach to managing workers. These are managers who are "people-oriented" and understand how to motivate workers in a positive way. Ensure they have the time to meet with individual employees regularly and build a formalized path to success for workers. When employees feel that their managers "have their back" and are actively trying to help them succeed, they will reward their employers with their best efforts...
Why Financial Institutions Can't Afford to Ignore Mobile
As the competition continues to intensify, call centers in this space must be able to meet the evolving communications demands and expectations of a changing marketplace. The potential channels for interaction are extensive and if these institutions truly want to engage with their target markets, they must be able to incorporate support for digital and mobile channels. The ability to interact with customers on the channels they prefer is critical; leveraging workforce management solutions to ensure it is done through organized methods, is essential...
Ensure Your Contact Center is Leveraging Real-Time Data with Analytics Capabilities
Increasingly, however, contact centers are realizing the value of the data they generate, and turning to technologies that can help put it to better use. Improved workforce management solutions, can help examine work patterns, and coupled with scheduling solutions, can make better use of agents' time, according to a recent blog post by Monet Software CEO Chuck Ciarlo...
4 Strategies to Quickly Boost Morale and Performance in the Call Center
Fortunately, this is a topic often visited upon by workforce management solutions provider, Monet Software. The company recently posted a blog with a few tips that just might help drive improved performance through refining and fine-tuning a few steps along the way. If you apply them as intended, you can help good agents become great agents and your overall performance soars...
What Makes a Great Contact Center Agent?
It's a question many companies would pay a lot for a definitive answer to: What makes some contact center agents so successful, cool under pressure and able to turn angry customers into loyal ones? Is it friendliness? Empathy? Great training? Good communication skills? How can it be sustained and/or spread to all agents in the contact center?..
Eliminating Negative Language from the Contact Center Vocabulary
Your agents might think, "What's the big deal? People know what we mean when we say it." The truth is that language can push a lot of buttons in our subconscious minds. Even if customers aren't actively registering that it's being suggested that they're causing a problem, the use of negative language can set the tone for a conversation, and even discourage customers from seeking assistance in the future...
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