How to spot and act on agent training opportunities

NICE inContact

Training agents to be digitally fluent is a widespread opportunity. To get you started, download "The Ultimate Guide to CX Agents: Hiring, Training, Onboarding, and Measuring Contact Center Agents in a Post-Pandemic Digital World."

29 Customer Service Training and Coaching Tips

Stella Connect

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

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Behind the scenes: Onboarding and training our customers from kickoff to implementation

NICE inContact

The main feedback that the education and onboarding team receive post-training is regarding the positive relationship our customers build with the trainers and onboarding managers they work with. The success and satisfaction of our customers is our primary focus.

Why a Call Center Training Program Matters

Stella Connect

What you need to scale efficiently is a call center training program. Call center training done the right way delivers extraordinary value to the entire business, and it doesn’t require a great deal of resources to maintain. Why You Need a Call Center Training Program.

The Why, What, & How of Transitioning to Virtual Training

In this guide, we’ll explore the key characteristics of on-demand training and delve into the benefits of this method for students.

Why coaching beats training in support teams

Kayako

Who loves training sessions? Support reps get a lot of training sessions from the moment they start their job: for product training, new feature launches, soft skills and communication. But at some point, training starts to become less and less effective. These can’t improve through training alone. Too much training hurts. Training by itself offers diminishing returns. Training is great for introducing new topics and approaches.

Learning the Benefits of Virtual Training

Integrity Solutions

Benefits of Virtual Training. For clients, flexibility of delivery is a benefit of virtual training delivery. Less time out of the field – Virtual training reduces time out of the field by 50% (to/from traveling). So, virtual training has many benefits.

6 Customer Service Training Ideas for Improving Agent Engagement

Stella Connect

Customer service is one of the most significant differentiators between your brand and the competition, but its success solely depends on the performance of agents on the front lines — which is why your training program needs to include initiatives that improve agent engagement.

Training Contact Center Agents to Multitask

NICE inContact

As call center agents move to fully functioning omnichannel contact center agents, the question of agent training comes into focus—particularly training contact center agents to multitask.

How to Train Remote Agents

UJET

Proper training and onboarding for support agents not only helps them get up-and-running faster and more efficiently, but it can also be the difference between an average and a great customer experience. Interactive Training. Leveled Training and Targeted Coaching.

[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.

Best places for customer service certification & training

GetFeedback

Learn why earning a customer service certification will benefit your business and find organizations offering training and certifications. Guides

Super Agents Needs Super Training: Create and develop highly trained and skilled agents

NICE inContact

It doesn’t help that it’s hard to find, train, and retain qualified agents. Even when they get folks to sign on, training takes too long, and time to proficiency can be even longer… if the agents stay long enough to get there!

How to Train Remote Agents

UJET

Proper training and onboarding for support agents not only helps them get up-and-running faster and more efficiently, but it can also be the difference between an average and a great customer experience. Interactive Training. Leveled Training and Targeted Coaching.

Why and When You Should Consider CX Trainings

Feedbackly

Does your organization need CX-oriented training? Features Insight CX education CX program CX training online courses take actionIs it really that important? Can’t you figure it out on your own? Well, the Future CX Outlook.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

How to Create the Best Customer Service Training Program for Your Contact Center

Stella Connect

Looking for ideas for how to create the best customer service training program for your contact center? So there’s no time like the present to create the best customer service training program for your contact center. 4: DON’T: Pass on group training altogether.

Choose your battles wisely – Conflict Resolution Training for Managers

Myra Golden Media

For Jack Cooper University , I produced a ten week conflict resolution training. Here’s our week eight video training. I loved every minute of this interactive training project! Jack Cooper’s managers are ready to preempt escalations and manage conflict.

Top 4 Tips to Train Customer Service Agents Remotely

Comm100

So how can you train and onboard your customer service agents when they are working remotely? If you’re onboarding new agents, you also need a platform that will help you train your agents from afar.

Customer Service Training is Not What You Think it is

ShepHyken

They do customer service training during the onboarding process. Communication is a big part of keeping the “magic” going, and to do that you must consider ongoing training. By ongoing training—and this is important—I’m not referring to pulling everyone away from their normal responsibilities for a half-day or full-day (or more) once a month or once a quarter—although some companies do that. Customer service training doesn’t have to be so formal.

Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

How to Train and Onboard (Work From Home) Contact Center Agents in 2021

Uniphore

How to Train and Onboard (Work From Home) Contact Center Agents in 2021. Unfortunately, far too many contact centers are trying to fix these problems with training solutions that don’t put the agent at the center.

Google Experiment Goes Wrong; Confirms Need for Leadership Training

The DiJulius Group

The post Google Experiment Goes Wrong; Confirms Need for Leadership Training appeared first on The DiJulius Group. When Google launched “Project Oxygen” years ago, they had a theory. The belief was that their large layer of middle managers (like most organizations have) was slowing them down.

Roundup: 18 free call center training resources for digital-first agents

NICE inContact

Raise your hand if you owe a few contact center agents apologies for how you treated them before you worked in customer experience. Call Center Best Practices Customer Experience Agent Engagement

Hire for Attitude, Train for Skills

Middlesex Consulting

The post Hire for Attitude, Train for Skills appeared first on Middlesex Consulting. Do You Have a Replacement Strategy for Customer Facing Employees? As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic plus the current rate of workforce aging we are all experiencing a major turnover of our workforce.

Badges, Certificates, and Certifications: A Comprehensive Guide to Credentialing

Certifications can be a huge pillar of Customer Education programs, but they can also be really daunting. In this guide, we will explore the world of credentials in-depth and how they relate to customer and partner training programs.

Innovative ways to train call center agents

Knowmax

Innovative ways to train call center agents. Customer Experience agent training call center agent training support agent training

Why Customer Service Training Is Essential

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Virtual Training Facilitation Requires a Unique Skill Set

Integrity Solutions

Virtual training is here to stay, and to get the full advantages of it, your facilitators need to go beyond knowing the material and having classroom experience to develop an entirely different skill set (and mindset). That’s particularly important in virtual training sessions.

Collaborative Learning Is A Major Benefit Of Virtual Training

Integrity Solutions

In the past, getting top-level buy-in for virtual training was often an uphill battle. It wasn’t easy to convince leaders that training, particularly in soft skills areas like sales and service, could be conducted effectively without everyone being in the same room together.

Need to More Effectively Manage Your Call Center?

TASKE shares how you can rewind your real-time dashboard and watch agent and time activities in the past. Download the infographic here!

CX Training Can Make You Happier… Here’s How To Get Started

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

I mean that if you keep finding ways to learn — taking courses, training — that it can create a better customer experience. How does that make you feel about the person you’re talking to and the company that trained them? Weekly or monthly training calls.

Call center training time comes down with these 7 technologies

TechSee

Nowhere is that truer than in call center training – bringing new agents up to speed on products, processes and the productivity expected of them. Traditionally, contact centers have trained new agents using one-on-one coaching or classroom-style role-playing, where the focus is on imparting knowledge and customer service etiquette. Call center training priorities. Agents have different strengths and weaknesses and training modules must be responsive to their requirements.

How to Train and Support Remote Customer Service Employees

Myra Golden Media

When we moved to Q & A, Sherry asked a question about training and supporting remote agents: Our contact center agents will work remotely for the foreseeable future. I’m concerned about training my agents and supporting them.

How to Train AI to Analyze Your Customer Feedback

Wootric

The quality of that training data sets up the quality of your text analytics results, or as the old saying goes “garbage in, garbage out”. We’ll dig into the basics of text analytics, the inconsistencies of manual tagging, and how to create good training data and models.

How Deepgram Works

As more businesses embrace online channel communications, the opportunity to unlock audio data increases. Regardless of whether you are evaluating ASR solutions to get more value out of your call center data, or are just looking to save money on speech transcription, Deepgram is the platform to get you there.

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!