Contact Center Agent Training: Key to Engagement and Customer Experience

NICE inContact

We’ve all heard it a hundred times before – “Happy agents make happy customers.” And it’s become a contact center mantra for good reason – a recent Gartner Survey indicated that 86% of customer experience execs point to Agent Experience (AX) as the single greatest factor impacting CSAT!

Engaging your people with CX: Introducing the Customer Experience Game

ijgolding

A perennial problem for any Customer Experience Professional around the world is to find an effective way to engage people with the significance of the subject. Whilst many profess to ‘get’ Customer Experience (CX), they tend to do so instinctively, intuitively and accidentally. Being able to influence and engage people at all levels of the business to understand the role they play in managing CX is a core competency of anyone working in the profession.

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Want Stronger Employee Engagement? Engage Their Families

The DiJulius Group

Customer Service Feature Story The foundation of every great culture is built on strong leaders who constantly recognize their employees’ contributions. The post Want Stronger Employee Engagement? Engage Their Families appeared first on The DiJulius Group.

Fresh Ways to Energize Your Digital Customer Engagement

NICE inContact

Do you believe that the relationship between your business and its customers ends when they make a purchase? If so, your digital customer engagement might need a little tweaking to meet the needs of today’s modern consumers. Customer Experience Digital First Omnichannel AI

[Live Webinar] Creating Delightful Customer Education Programs that Drive Business Outcomes

Speaker: Daniel Quick, Head of Customer Education, Asana

Every day, customers are faced with a multitude of different, often competing, priorities and your training program is no exception. It’s critical that both your content and your learning experience are highly engaging. In this Skilljar webinar, Daniel Quick, the Head of Customer Education at Asana, will share how he brings his background in game design into Customer Education, and help you do the same.

Focus On Employee Engagement, Not Employee Experience

Experience Matters

We are finally seeing a movement by the general business world to seriously focus on the role and value of employees, which is why “Embracing Employee Engagement” is one of our 2017 CX Trends. Temkin Group has viewed employee engagement as a critical foundation for customer experience since our inception. CCXP1 Customer-Centric Culture Customer experience Employee Engagement

The Engaging Power Of Employee Feedback

Experience Matters

” In the report, Employee Engagement Competency & Maturity, 2018, we found that only 40% of executives within large organizations put a high priority on taking action based on Read More. The post The Engaging Power Of Employee Feedback appeared first on Experience Matters. Customer experience Employee Engagement EX - Employee ExperienceDoes your organization listen to its employees? I mean, really listen and act on what they say.

The Experience Economy’s Joseph Pine on Actionable Ways to Engage Customers

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

The Experience Economy , written by B. It painted a picture of how experience could be a driver in business in a way that nobody was talking about 22 years ago. On the Latest Edition of The Experience Economy. On the Core Distinction Between Services and Experiences.

4 Ways To Avoid a Disjointed Customer Journey

Interactions

Think back to a bad customer experience that you’ve had. Whatever your story, there’s probably a common underlying theme: a disjointed customer journey. And if you’re thinking, what does a disjointed customer journey have to do with a rude agent? Customer Experience

Customer Engagement: a masterclass from United Biscuits

ijgolding

Over the years, I have told a fair number of horror stories to help others learn about the importance of Customer Experience – to the customer, the employee and the shareholder. When I teach others about the Customer Experience profession, I am often asked if anyone is actually any good at it. I called the customer service team who were great. Engaging both mummy and son is intentional and very, very sensible.

7 Steps to Elevate Your Customers' Experience

Learn how to walk through your customer's journey in order to improve their satisfaction and engagement

From a Good to a Great Website: 9 Ways to Engage More Successfully

C3Centricity

What makes a website great for your customers? What makes a website great for your potential customers? One that encourages current and potential customers to both see and engage with your content. It is “The 7 essentials of Customer Centric Websites.”

You Want Engaged Employees? Ignite Mastery

Michelli Experience

Thought leaders like Daniel Pink have provided insightful analysis of research showing three key drivers of human behavior: Purpose. Autonomy, and. Mastery. In essence, ample research shows that people will give maximal effort when they believe their effort will make a purposeful difference when they are given some level of control over the task or timeline for completing a project, and when they are provided the chance to grow and master new skills.

How Visual Engagement Tools Can Streamline Online Banking Experience

CloudCherry

Online banking has been transforming customers’ behaviors, expectations, and needs. It’s because it provides a more comfortable life for the customer, which is what they want precisely. Customers want to have a smooth execution of banking transactions with just one click or one touch rather than wasting their time waiting in line. Developing efficient visual engagement tools is a huge help for banks to push more towards successful customer engagement.

HR Execs: Wake Up To Employee Engagement!

Experience Matters

In the report Benchmarking HR’s Support of CX and Employee Engagement, we examine what human resources (HR) professionals are doing to support customer experience and employee engagement efforts. CCXP1 Customer-Centric Culture Customer experience Employee EngagementLet me start by saying that HR execs are missing a big opportunity.

5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Customer Experience Stickier

Tactics for Boosting Engagement and Brand Affinity

Four of the Most Successful Employee Engagement Strategies Also Drive Customer Experience

CX University

There are hundreds of best practices for employee engagement, and all of them are being practiced by firms across this good, green Earth: at some growing businesses, at some failing businesses too. My question is, “How do we know which best practices will most benefit our employee engagement initiatives? So my team and I embarked on a mission to exhume the real nuts and bolts of engagement. focuses employees at all levels on the customer, and 3.

How Do You Engage Employees? Adopt The Five I’s

Experience Matters

One of the key goals of any Experience Management (XM) program needs to be employee engagement. This is not only a critical outcome for Employee Experience (EX) efforts, but it’s also a critical input to delivering great customer experience.

How to Choose a Customer Engagement Model

Totango

Dynamic customer engagement is key to building strong relationships with your customers. Customer engagement connects your customers with your company, through both personal and digital communications. What Is Customer Engagement?

Top 6 User Engagement Metrics to Track

Totango

Engaging your customers is the key to lowering churn and leaving no client behind. Knowing the user engagement metrics that matter for your business can help improve your performance. Stakeholder engagement. Customer health score. Customer sentiment indicator.

How to Make the Transition to Customer Service Outsourcing

Speaker: Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer, Advantage Communications Inc.

You’re feeling the pressure of keeping your employees engaged and improving your customer experience, but you’re not sure if you’re ready or even know how to make a smooth transition to a contact center. Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer of Advantage Communications, will lead you through an outsourcing Self-Assessment you can apply to your business in this insightful webinar developed to provide you with the building blocks to take your customer service experience to the next level.

How Internal Podcasts can Help Engage Your Employees

Russel Lolacher

Internal podcasts are a great tool for communications and to engage your employees. If your newsletters, emails, websites, etc aren’t engaging your employees, then it’s not about piling on. Ways to Better Engage Your Employees.

Don’t Accidentally Sabotage Customer Experience — Do This Instead

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Sure, you may not intend to, but there are probably ways you, as the leader of your department or organization, are sabotaging the experience your customers have. Watch out for these sneaky ways typical business methods lead to customer defection. Never dealing with customers.

Engagement Experience fuels Customer Experience

One Millimeter Mindset

The quality of engagement experience is essential for fueling ongoing, high-quality customer experiences. First, the act of engaging customers encourages both customers and sellers to exchange energy with one another. Or, is the quality of the engagement forceful and overwhelming? Either way, engagement experiences bias current and future customers, for better or for worse.

Workforce Engagement Management 101 - The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of Contact Center WEM

NICE inContact

What's a good way to improve customer experience (CX), satisfaction, and loyalty? Start by increasing employee engagement. Organizations with highly engaged employees can typically expect higher productivity, quality, and employee retention.

5 Ways to Engage Employees for Immediate Impact

Speaker: Vicki Brackett, Author and COO of Sinousia

Author of the new book The Leadership Toolbox and Chief Operating Officer of Sinousia, Vicki Brackett shares creative and proven ways to engage your employees in either work at home environment or traditional brick and mortar. These strategies have been vetted by thousands of employees and have a track record of making immediate impact to customer service satisfaction scores, sales conversion, absenteeism and employee retention. When it comes to employee performance, you must be proactive on the front-end, or you are forced to be reactive on the back end!

Report: Engaging A Tethered Workforce

Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Engaging A Tethered Workforce. Here’s the executive summary: Companies across a number of industries create and deliver customer experiences (CX) through a combination of traditional employees and other workers who they do not directly control – such as contractors or employees of channel partners or outsourcing partners.

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Five I’s of Employee Engagement (Video)

Experience Matters

Employee engagement is one of Temkin Group’s four CX core competencies. This video highlights our model for making improvements in what we call the Five I’s of Employee Engagement : Inform, Inspire, Instruct, Involve, and Incent. Also, check out our Employee Engagement Resources. Customer experience Employee Engagement

4 Ways Personalized Customer Engagement Can Build Better Relations

Totango

Personalized customer engagement promotes more active use of your product and stronger relationships with your brand. Personalization builds customer trust in your brand, strengthening your relationship. Why Use Personalized Customer Engagement? Customer Engagemen

Confronting Your Customer Engagement Strategy Challenges

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

The Retail Trends Report from Retail Customer Experience is full of valuable insights on both consumers and retailers and how they’re feeling about the way we are shopping today. Customer engagement. I find the operational “challenge” of customer engagement particularly telling. Companies worry that employees don’t engage with customers, or don’t engage properly and effectively.

Contact Center Metrics That Matter

Speaker: Nate Brown, Co-Founder, CX Accelerator

The contact center is one of the most strategic and influential groups related to the larger Customer Experience (CX). Learn how to round out your CX dashboard with metrics related to the employee experience, the customer journey, and business results.

What Does ‘Omnichannel Customer Engagement’ Mean?

Comm100

Its effectiveness has been proven across industries, and its uses have expanded into many areas, from marketing to customer service. Its popularity comes as no surprise when you look at the stats: companies with strong omnichannel customer engagement see a 9.5%

CXNext Live: Good Employee Engagement = Good Customer Experience

Bold360

You’ve heard it before: happy employees make happy customers. But what are you doing – really doing – to support the employee experience (EX)? Many companies over-index on investing in customer experience (CX) compared to EX. Thinking about using a customer-facing chatbot?

Report: Employee Engagement Competency & Maturity, 2018

Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Employee Engagement Competency & Maturity, 2018. Here’s the executive summary of this annual review of employee engagement activities, competencies, and maturity levels for large companies: To understand how companies are engaging their employees, we surveyed 178 large companies and compared their responses with similar studies we’ve conducted in previous years.

How Costly Is It?to?Not Engage Customers??

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

If you’ve never thought about how you engage customers, then what’s to stop them from becoming actively disengaged? It even echoes back to us in the way we engage within our own organizations. There was a joke of how to save yourself if you had drifted off and were lost when someone asked you to engage in the conversation. A customer isn’t a customer until they purchase something from you, right?

Redefining Customer Experience Metrics for Better Performance

Speaker: Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction Continuum

Join us for this insightful webinar with Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction, who will show you how to zero-in on true leading indicators and describe how to connect business results metrics with employees’ workflow metrics.

CX Competency: Employee Engagement (Video)

Experience Matters

Temkin Group has found that the only path to sustainable customer experience differentiation is to build a customer-centric culture. By mastering Four Customer Experience Core Competencies. This video provides an overview of one of those competencies, Employee Engagement, where the goal is to align employees with the goals of the organization. Here Are Five I’s of Employee Engagement: […].