Overcoming The Most Persistent Contact Center Challenges

Integrity Solutions

The most persistent contact center challenges can be overcome by making coaching a part of the culture and developing your agents’ listening and problem-solving skills. Top Contact Center Challenges. Empowering Your Contact Center Managers to Act.

29 Customer Service Training and Coaching Tips

StellaService

If you’re in a call center performance management role, you’ve probably invested a lot of time and energy in your customer service training and coaching programs. These are the top- and bottom-line benefits your coaching and training programs should deliver.

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Is Your Contact Center Training Missing These Things?

Integrity Solutions

The reality is, your contact center’s success still hinges on the quality of the conversations your agents have with your customers. The reality is, your contact center’s success still hinges on the quality of the conversations your agents have with your customers.

29 Customer Service Training and Coaching Tips

StellaService

If you’re in a contact center performance management role, you’ve probably invested a lot of time and energy in your customer service training and customer service coaching programs. Coaching Customer Service Agents for Individual Growth. “A

10 Contact Center Management Mistakes & Best Practice Tips to Fix Them!

Comm100

Contact center management is a difficult job. In an effort to help address some of these gaps, I have prepared a list of some of the common issues I’ve come across over my years in the industry, as well as some best practice tips and suggestions on how to resolve these problems.

Contact Center Training Events with Myra Golden

Myra Golden

Three Unique Professional Development Events for Customer Service Professionals. How to Handle Difficult Customers Using Verbal Aikido. 5 Aikido Principles for Creating Calm, Defusing Anger and Moving to Closure with Difficult Customers.

This is How to Ask Your Customer Questions

Myra Golden

Questions are a double-edged sword for customer service professionals. You have to ask questions to get to the root of the problem, log issues, and in general, to help customers. And honestly, it sounded to me like we were interrogating our customers with our line of questioning!

12 Worst Things Never to Say to Angry Customers

Provide Support

12 Worst Things to Say to Angry Customers. It’s no secret that customer service employees have to deal with angry customers nearly about 80% of the time. 66% of customers are most frustrated from interacting with employees who are rude or unfriendly. (.).

The Ultimate 7 Tips to Excel at First Contact Resolution

Call Center Pros

By increasing means of communication (chat, email, text and social media) First Call Resolution (FCR) have become on the First Contact Resolution. Resolution at first contact is more than ever an essential performance indicator to which call centers must pay the utmost attention.

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Customer Service Professional Development – Resources To Help You Learn & Grow

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When you are doing your job well, knowledge matters – and in the customer service industry, that is even truer than in others. The service sector as a whole has experienced steady but sustained growth over the past decade (approx. Author of The Service Culture Handbook.

Customer Engagement With A Human Touch Is A Powerful Thing

Integrity Solutions

When call center and customer service teams are trained to recite from a script, they spend more time talking about products than listening for cues, asking the right questions and creating true customer engagement. Contact Center Challenges: Behind the Numbers.

Becoming a Customer Service Rockstar! How to Stand Out & Move Ahead

Myra Golden

Becoming a Customer Service Rockstar – How to standout and move ahead . Based on Myra’s critically acclaimed “Beyond WOW” workshop, this webinar delivers 20 concrete ways for your employees to make emotional connections with your customers.

2 Reasons Your Call Center Agents Are Failing at the Customer Experience

Myra Golden

You know your customer service is not where it needs to be. You know your agents aren’t delivering the level of service your customers expect and deserve. There are 2 reasons why your agents are failing at the customer experience. Customer: “Hi Bill.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of January 7, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. For the company that figures it out, it positively impacts the bottom line, and just as important, positively impacts the customer’s experience.

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5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of September 24, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Customer Service: Where We Are and Where We Are Going by Fara Haron. My Comment: What does the future of customer service look like?

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5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of March 5, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. What’s the Difference Between Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty? It’s usually measured by a customer satisfaction survey on a numerical scale.

New Training Teaches Conversational Aikido to Help Those Handling Difficult Customers

Myra Golden

Creating calm with difficult customers is not a matter of using aggressive tactics. It’s also not about letting the customer vent until they cool off or you being a doormat. Introducing… How to Handle Difficult Customers Using Verbal Aikido.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 16, 2017

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service articles from various online resources. 5 Stages to Building Customer Loyalty by Melissa Gonzalez. My Comment: Customer loyalty doesn’t happen immediately. Salesforce) Lasting businesses are built on customer retention.

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New Training Teaches Conversational Aikido to Help Those Handling Difficult Customers

Myra Golden

Creating calm with difficult customers is not a matter of using aggressive tactics. It’s also not about letting the customer vent until they cool off or you being a doormat. Introducing… How to Handle Difficult Customers Using Verbal Aikido.

26 Tips for Improving Your First Call Resolution Rate

StellaService

First Call Resolution (FCR) is the most important metric your contact center can measure. It captures the efficiency of your team, tells you how well you’re serving customers, and highlights what needs work. Equip Your Customer Service Team. Cross-train agents.

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26 Tips for Improving Your First Call Resolution Rate

StellaService

First Call Resolution (FCR) is the most important metric your contact center can measure. It captures the efficiency of your team, tells you how well you’re serving customers, and highlights what needs work. Equip Your Customer Service Team. Cross-train agents.

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4 Things You Can Do To Help Your Customers Cut to the Point

Myra Golden

I just finished recording a fully customized 14-module video course for a new client. My client’s biggest challenge was how to navigate through complex calls, like situations with ramblers and challenging customers. Online Training Customized For Your Company!

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Keynote Learnings from ICMI Expo 2018: Ernesto Salas, Disney Institute

Comm100

The ICMI Contact Center Expo which took place at the end of May was no different – with a strong keynote lineup and insightful sessions to attend, it was a fantastic event for anyone looking to top up their knowledge on everything CX. Ernesto, Sergio and Aliases in the Contact Center.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of March 18, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. 1 0 Tips to Build a Customer Centric Work Culture by Vandita Grover. Just know that the customer probably has n ever heard the word “omnichannel” before.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of June 18, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. 5 Common Customer Service Complaints and How to Fix Them by Swati Kungwani. Retail Customer Experience) A retail business can never be immune from complaints.

Complaining Customers Are Your Best Customers. But Why?

Comm100

If you work in customer service, chances are you know the signs of a complaining customer. Nobody likes a complaining customer, yet it’s something that every organization has to deal with. Complaining Customers Care. Complaining customers tell it like it is.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of January 28, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. What Do Customers Really Think Of Your Brand? This article has some interesting comments about which industries deliver the worst overall service.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 29, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Customer Service Report 2018 by Olga Kolodynska, Justyna Polaczyk, Malgorzata Buksinska and Lukasz Labedzki. The aim is to modernize customer services.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of March 27, 2017

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service articles from various online resources. Customer Experience, Innovation and the Slow Death of Famed Brands by Augie Ray. The reason comes in the form of a question: Is your brand preparing for tomorrow’s customers’ needs?”.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of May 8, 2017

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and experience articles from various online resources. 10 Content Marketing and Customer Experience All-Stars by James A. By the way, these align with the things we expect from our colleagues at FCR on every customer interaction.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of September 30, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. GetFeedback) NPS, CES, and CSAT are customer loyalty metrics. They’re used to measure the level of loyalty that a customer has toward your brand.

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5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of August 29, 2016

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service articles from various online resources. 5 Smart Contact Center Strategies Designed to Improve the Customer Experience by Pam Bednarczyk. Kuiu is a hunting gear company that has a customer focused culture.