Customers want their queries answered accurately without having to make contact more than once. That makes achieving high First Contact Resolution (FCR) rates vital to the overall customer experience.
As we enter the New Year, now’s the time to take stock of opportunities, challenges, and developments for the future.
Being able to resolve customer queries on the first call is one of the hallmarks of good customer service. Our latest blog explores why FCR is such an important metric, why it is particularly relevant today, and how organisations can improve their own FCR rates.
How can contact centres successfully deal with a rising volume of customer calls, delivering efficient, effective and fast service?
Christmas is nearly upon us and children all around the world are eagerly awaiting the sound of sleigh bells and the arrival of Father Christmas with his sacks of presents. What can hard-working customer service teams learn from Santa Claus this festive season?
As we count down the days until Christmas, children all over the world are getting excited about the imminent appearance of Santa Claus, his reindeer, and his big sack of presents. But how good is his customer experience and what lessons can brands learn from him?
Despite the rise of new channels such as social media, email is still the number one digital channel for customer service, making up an average of 20.5% of incoming interactions to customer service teams. So how can organizations respond quickly, accurately and efficiently?
According to new research, consumers now believe it takes six different interactions to resolve an issue - how can companies reduce this?
Delivering a great customer experience is vital to every organization today – and much of the responsibility for delivering this comes down to contact center agents. They are at the frontline of every business, and their performance is crucial to your brand reputation, consumer satisfaction and overall customer retention. Rising contact volumes, across more and more channels...
In the past contact centers were often viewed as a cost center, meaning that the primary goal of companies was to run them as efficiently as possible while still responding to customers competently. As companies are becoming more customer-centric, this is approach is changing. Now businesses realize that they need to use the customer experience as a differentiating factor if they want...