Why Empathy Statements can Improve the Overall Quality of Your Customer Service

Empathy Statement

Being an effective customer service professional requires an extensive skill set. Patience, product knowledge, communication skills — all these are key traits that give the quality of your customer service a big boost. But above all else, a customer service professional needs to have empathy. If that statement has prompted you to raise your eyebrow […]

Four Qualities to Look for when Hiring a Subject Matter Expert

Subject Matter Expert

Every call center organization faces its share of challenges, but it’s how those challenges are met that separates the winners from the losers. But what if your call center is confronted with a seemingly insurmountable challenge in a specific area of its business operations? Who are you going to call? A subject matter expert! The […]

How to be an Effective Appointment Setter

Appointment Setter

Appointment setting campaigns play an integral part in a business’s marketing efforts. If you don’t have an optimized methodology in place, your ROI is bound to take a big hit. As a business owner, it’s in your best interests to ensure that a big chunk of your leads is converted into active clients. For that […]

How Many Customer Support Agents Do You REALLY Need?

Customer Support Agents

Deciding on the number of customer support agents to hire is an important business decision. If you have too few people answering calls, the waiting time will increase and your customers will most likely be frustrated for staying on the queue for far too long. On the other hand, if you have too many people, […]

5 Tips to Maintain Call Quality and Consistency

Maintain call quality

Because call center agents represent business entities, it is crucial for them to act with unparalleled professionalism. They need to be courteous, empathetic, and they should always be willing to help their callers every.single.time. (And that’s just half of it, by the way.) With how the call center industry has no shortage of career advancement […]

Advantages of Strengthening Workplace Culture in Contact Centers

Contact Centers

In our advocacy towards providing nothing by the best customer support to our clients, we continuously maintain an outstanding degree of quality service for our customers. One of the main reasons why we are able to do such is because of the strong and positive workplace culture that we hold in our company. If you […]

Call Center Tracking: Why BPOs Should Track Their Results

call-center-tracking

Call monitoring and call scoring are excellent practices call center managers can use to increase quality control. These methods are useful because of the qualitative and quantitative results that prove valuable to optimal practices in call centers. If you own a small business with a call center and are unsure about tracking results, the following […]

How to Provide Feedback to Your Sales Agents Without Irritating Them

salesagent

Providing constructive feedback to your sales agents is vital towards their success within your company. That is why, regardless of how many times you give them feedback, you need to make sure that the message is delivered in a constructive way. Otherwise, you’d only irritate them which can easily lead to the decline of their […]

5 Clever Ways to Establish Your Sales Goals

salesgoals

When it comes to setting sales goals for your team, the message can sometimes get monotonous.  When this happens, your team could be tuning you out, which will cause them to lose motivation over time.  Lost motivation will result in suboptimal performance.  The best and smart way to avoid this is to mix up your […]

How to Help Your Team Cope with the Negativity When Working on Toxic Accounts

Working on Toxic Accounts

Your team’s performance hit rock bottom. You’re not meeting quotas, the negative feedback that you’ve been getting from your customers are off the roof, and your team as a whole is starting to breakdown because everyone is overwhelmed. You then say to yourself, “working on a toxic account is really frustrating…” I don’t blame you. […]