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17 Advantages of Call
Monitoring at your Call
Center
Introduction
• Call monitoring is very helpful and effective for ensuring
that the agents are offering excellent service a...
Top Advantages of Call Monitoring
 Quality Assurance
 Proper Agent Training
 Improve Agent Performance
 Better Underst...
Quality Assurance
• Call monitoring enables managers to mutely listen to conversations without
agents realizing.
• This me...
Proper Agent Training
• Call monitoring is an excellent way to train newly appointed agents.
• When a new call center agen...
Improve Agent Performance
• Effective call monitoring will help in improving performance of the
agents by keeping them in ...
Cost Effective
• By doing proper call center solutions comparison you can avoid all
the additional unneeded costs to use c...
Better Feedback Given
• Providing the agent with an extract from the call recording that shows
precisely where they failed...
Identify Expertise & Shortfalls in Agent
Performance
•Assessing agent performance needs a dual approach using both call
re...
Call Barging
• Call barging is a call center software feature that provides users with
functionality that is one step abov...
Cultivate Environment of Learning &
Improvement
•It will give the agents a sense of purpose and a will to test and
increas...
Identify & Resolve Problems Quickly
• Call monitoring will help the managers to rapidly identify the
problems, realize the...
Define What You Monitor
• The aim of quality monitoring from an operational perspective is to classify
the calls those fai...
Improved Customer Experience
• Call monitoring will help the call center by improving customer
experience and boost the ag...
Reward the Deserving Agent
• Reward high-quality work through methods such as ‘agent of the
month’ awards and staff qualit...
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17 Advantages of Call Monitoring at your Call Center

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Call monitoring is very helpful and effective for ensuring that the staff dealing with it stays at the top of their game in offering excellent service and efficient solutions to the customers. This is because effective use of these tools yields both quantitative and qualitative data that are indispensable for optimizing call center practices.
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17 Advantages of Call Monitoring at your Call Center

  1. 1. 17 Advantages of Call Monitoring at your Call Center
  2. 2. Introduction • Call monitoring is very helpful and effective for ensuring that the agents are offering excellent service and efficient solutions to the customers. • Call center managers are gradually using call monitoring and call scoring in an attempt to improve their quality control processes. • This is because effective use of these tools yields both quantitative and qualitative data that are indispensible for optimizing call center practices.
  3. 3. Top Advantages of Call Monitoring  Quality Assurance  Proper Agent Training  Improve Agent Performance  Better Understanding  Cost-Effective  Better Feedback Given  Helps Creating & Tracking Proper Action Plan  Identify Expertise & Shortfall in Agent Performance  Have Inexpensive & Efficient Product  Call Barging  Cultivate an Environment of Learning & Improvement  Help Agents to Improve Using Feedback  Identify & Resolve Problems Quickly  Helps to Prepare Effective Scripts  Define What You Monitor  Improved Customer Experience  Reward Deserving Agent
  4. 4. Quality Assurance • Call monitoring enables managers to mutely listen to conversations without agents realizing. • This means that agents are held to a standard of excellent customer service. • If an agent has been reported to be providing sub-optimal customer service, call monitoring protects customers by enabling direct managerial oversight. • Therefore, it ensures that there is proper communication between the agent and the customer.
  5. 5. Proper Agent Training • Call monitoring is an excellent way to train newly appointed agents. • When a new call center agent is hired, they can listen in on the calls of more experienced agents to learn how to provide customers with optimal support. • Further, call monitoring enables managers to monitor new agent performance in order to provide them with personalized feedback. • Listening to the interaction ensures that the agents are well prepared and that they follow the speed requirements needed per customer.
  6. 6. Improve Agent Performance • Effective call monitoring will help in improving performance of the agents by keeping them in tune with upcoming trends and customer demands that will help them solve the issues faster. • It’s a great tool for managers to help team’s improve their communication skills with customers, and to offer tips on how to sell successfully or how to provide better customer service and support. Better Understanding • Data gathered acts as a coaching tool that helps to identify the problems that might be faced by most of the customer care representatives. • The oversight gained with this call center software feature means that agents are held responsible or rewarded for their performance, which results in better customer service outcomes.
  7. 7. Cost Effective • By doing proper call center solutions comparison you can avoid all the additional unneeded costs to use call monitoring. • It’s also helpful to compare your performance with others, especially the competition. • Businesses with no monitoring systems or resources in place should consider outsourcing these functions to an external agency. • It can be a cost-effective option.
  8. 8. Better Feedback Given • Providing the agent with an extract from the call recording that shows precisely where they failed to meet expectations plus quantitative data from call scoring forms will help to make the feedback more concrete and comprehensive • Your team leaders can use these feedbacks to build useful cloud call center software solutions that will benefit in the longer run. Help Creating & Tracking Proper Action Plan • Once management has provided the agent with effective feedback, filled with qualitative and quantitative data from call scoring forms and call recordings, they can use this data to develop an action plan for the team. • After developing an action plan to reach the final goal, the team management must use call scoring for outlining an evaluation of the improvement made by the agent.
  9. 9. Identify Expertise & Shortfalls in Agent Performance •Assessing agent performance needs a dual approach using both call recordings and scoring. •When equipped with qualitative data from customer interactions and quantitative performance measures from call scoring. •Managers can get a more widespread understanding of an agent’s performance expertise and shortfalls. Have Inexpensive & Efficient Product • You can do call monitoring cheaply and effectively by going through call center software pricing and choosing one that seems the most apt. • Once set, they can help make their skills age customer agents, which in turn will help the call center company in providing superior support.
  10. 10. Call Barging • Call barging is a call center software feature that provides users with functionality that is one step above call monitoring. • It allows managers to barge in on calls, allowing them to speak directly to both the caller and the agent. • If the agent is fumbling with the answers or if the agent is in line with the expected set of rules that is set down for them. • If they are able to detect variance in the calls, they can immediately send directions to the concerned agent to effectively examine their calls with the customer.
  11. 11. Cultivate Environment of Learning & Improvement •It will give the agents a sense of purpose and a will to test and increase his skills. • They will realize that the company they are working for is involved in helping them build their skills and improve the existing functions. Help Agents to Improve using Feedback • Always make sure that the data assembled from the call monitoring records must be converted into feedback. • It will help agents to study and identify their mistakes and treasure their achievements. • A simple yet efficient customer support survey will help to certify the steps you are taking in your process and will help spot where to modify the process.
  12. 12. Identify & Resolve Problems Quickly • Call monitoring will help the managers to rapidly identify the problems, realize the impact of operational practices and review compliance issues. • This will help them focus on agent training efforts to facilitate the employee development, and identify various opportunities for improving agent training needs. Helps to Prepare Effective Script • It helps to ensure the words used in your scripts, or what your agents are likely to say to be compliant, is acknowledged in your call monitoring forms and that your scoring replicates the common perceptive of what would be classed as compliant or a violation.
  13. 13. Define What You Monitor • The aim of quality monitoring from an operational perspective is to classify the calls those fail to meet pre-defined standards and get to the grounds of why. • You can then make educated decisions to make the process better and quicker, e.g. implement agent training and coaching initiatives to bridge skill gaps, improve workforce scheduling etc. • To attain this you need to be able to assess an agent’s sample of interactions. • The smaller the sample, the less precise your standard scoring will be and you will run the threat of making the wrong decisions.
  14. 14. Improved Customer Experience • Call monitoring will help the call center by improving customer experience and boost the agent’s performance overall. • Call monitoring and scoring will help lessen the number of call backs from the same customers as all their queries will be solved in advance.
  15. 15. Reward the Deserving Agent • Reward high-quality work through methods such as ‘agent of the month’ awards and staff quality certificates, or highlight it in your company newsletter and intranet site. • If consumers are pleased with the service, pass on their messages. • Incorporate all these positive points into the company’s annual evaluation and benefits schemes. • It will also help the company gain repute for offering excellent service without fail and rescue employee turnover for enhanced customer loyalty.
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