Call Center, Agent Gateway, Compliance, COVID-19

Sep 22, 2020

How Your Call Center Can Benefit from TCN Agent Gateway

Posted In: Agent Efficiency Author: Marie Christenson

Wouldn’t it be nice if your call center agents had one place to turn to when handling a call with a customer? One place to get the assistance and information they need to resolve customer inquiries? For a call center agent, a workday is filled with numerous tasks that can be hard to keep track […]

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Jun 12, 2020

3 Call Center KPI That Refine Your Customer’s Experience

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Cloud Call Center Software Author: Marie Christenson

Customer service plays a key role in a company’s growth and development. Although each industry and organization has its own way of reaching their goals, there are numerous Key Performance Indicators (KPI) that can help refine the customer experience. Today, we’re going to take a look at common issues that plague customer service calls and […]

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Apr 28, 2020

Inbound Call Center Agent 101: What Makes a Great Agent?

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Cloud Call Center Software, Inbound, Strategy Author: TCN

It’s enough to make any veteran inbound call center manager despair. Managers probably try hard not to think about it. Because obsessing on it might keep them from serving who’s left. But it’s still a problem. And the truth is, it doesn’t have to be this way. We’re talking about the unparalleled high agent turnover […]

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Dec 11, 2019

Track These Call Center KPIs to Reveal Agents’ Superhero Powers

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Business Intelligence, Strategy Author: TCN

Who has ever heard the saying, “You can’t measure what you don’t track?” It’s true for many aspects of life and even more applicable in the call center industry. As agents work diligently to solve their problems efficiently and effectively, the temptation for managers to stand behind their agents and not-so-subtly micromanage each moment must […]

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Apr 05, 2019

The Ultimate Blog for Using Call Center Metrics to Improve Agent Performance

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Strategy Author: Mckay Bird

You don’t know what you don’t measure. That is, you might have a general idea about call center performance. You could feel that agents are working well. However, you don’t know either of those two things with any sort of clarity. It’s all guesswork and gut instinct. Unfortunately, the qualitative method provides few, if any, […]

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Jan 23, 2019

How Call Center Platforms Increase Agent Happiness

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Cloud Call Center Software, Inbound Author: TCN

Employee happiness, engagement, and productivity are always central to a top-notch call center. Gallup, for example, reports only 15% of global employees feel engaged with their work, with average top numbers coming in at an average of 70%. The difference lies in how these organizations view employees and their responsibilities to them. Gallup says “exceptional […]

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Dec 15, 2018

5 Ways to Improve Agent Performance with Inbound Call Center Software

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Inbound, Outbound, Strategy Author: TCN

If agents aren’t performing well, neither is the call center. But agents can’t do all the work on their own. Check out the many ways inbound call center software improves agent performance through top-notch tech. 5 Ways to Improve Agent Performance Using Inbound Call Center Software Agent performance doesn’t solely depend on the agents themselves and […]

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Nov 27, 2018

3 Ways Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Keeps Agents on the Phone

Posted In: ACD, Agent Efficiency, IVR, Strategy Author: TCN

MIT reports service-based businesses see higher customer satisfaction and retention rates when self-service meets customers’ actual needs. But if quality self-service IVR functions solve typical concerns and problems, what happens to a business’ call center agents? Do they keep a role in such a paradigm? Absolutely. While customers can handle a lot of routine items […]

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Nov 23, 2018

Create Amazing Customer Experiences with Outbound Call Center Software

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Inbound, Outbound Author: TCN

According to Esteban Kolsky, a customer strategist and found of ThinkJar, 67% of consumers cite bad experiences as the reason for churning – a nice way to say they are no longer a customer. A call center’s primary concern should be improving customer experience as much as possible since, according to customer experience consulting firm […]

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Sep 14, 2018

Using Automation and Contact Center Software to Build Productivity and Agent Satisfaction

Posted In: Agent Efficiency, Strategy Author: TCN

Contact center agents are on the frontlines of customer service. The better they do their jobs, the better the companies they work for perform in the market. Plus, better customer service can instantly separate a business from their competition. According to the Harvard Business Review, customers who enjoyed terrific customer service spend 140% more compared […]

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