Did you know that security breaches commonly take place within customer service call centers? Sure, hackers are gaining skill when it comes to getting into your computer system, but if they can find a way to get their hands on your recorded calls, things become much easier. It’s pretty obvious when you think about it, […]
We’ve all heard that familiar voice tell us “This call may be recorded for quality assurance or training purposes.” It’s true—having a call recording system for your business can lead to many benefits, one of which is training your customer service team to serve customers well! But there are many other benefits, as well, from […]
As we continue to forge forward in 2021, we’re quickly beginning to understand that we actually understand very little! The coronavirus completely changed the way many companies did business in 2020, and even though we have effective and safe vaccines available to us, it still may take time for them to get distributed.
We’ve all been there: waiting for a support rep and providing the details of our account, including answering security questions like the name of our mother-in-law’s cousin’s plumber’s cat. After going through detailed troubleshooting steps we’ve already tried, the rep needs to transfer our call to another department only to go through the same steps, […]
As 2021 begins, you’re probably anxious to dive into your customer service care plan and continue communicating with your customers. But it can be helpful to look back on 2020 and see how social media may have impacted your sales. The truth is, social media has been around a while, but in many ways, it’s […]
Let’s face it: 2020 was a year like no other. Many of us are happily waving it goodbye, reminding it not to let the door hit it on its way out. But as excited as we may be to see the old year come to a close—and for a potentially close end to the deadly […]
As the holiday season ramps up, you may have brought new customer service employees on board in your business. A higher call volume means a higher need for customer service agents, especially as the global pandemic continues to rage and people continue to choose calling in or e-mailing vs. visiting a business in person. With […]
It’s essential for team members across a customer contact call center to be able to work together, share information, and collaborate. Ever since our world has been smacked with the coronavirus pandemic, many team members have also transitioned to working from home, making teamwork feel even more difficult. In order to properly serve your customers, […]
As 2020 winds down, it’s tempting to take a deep breath of gratitude. You made it! 2020 was a rough year for every single one of us—between the political madness and the global pandemic, we’re lucky any of us made it to the finish line.
There are many kinds of customer service, but how do you know which ones works best for you? One organization, Asia Premier One Source, has identified industry as a major factor in deciding what kinds of customer service you should offer. Here is an infographic that they put together.