Customer Experience Management
Improving CX on a Budget
By Peg Ayers In a recent post, we looked at the cost of providing a poor Customer Experience (CX). A 2019 survey, which interviewed more than 6,000 consumers in Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States says 72% of respondents said, “I am loyal to a certain brand, but as soon as I […]Read more
Trusting those you trust with your most valuable asset
Posted on April 27, 2020 in Agent Experience • Best Practices • Contact center consulting • Customer Experience • Customer Experience Management • People management • retention • rewards/recognition • WFM
Tags: #callcenter• #callcentre• #cctr• #contactcenter• #contactcentre• #custexp• #custserv• #Cx• Attrition• Call Center Consulting• Colin Taylor• Contact Center Consulting• Customer Experience• Leadership• Taylor Reach Group• WFM
By Colin Taylor The agents on the frontline want to help customers. They want to resolve issues, and to deliver the desired customer experience and the brand promise. Doing these things results in happier customers and happier agents (as they were dealing with happy customers). Not providing the tools to enable the agents to serve […]Read more
Think You Can’t Afford to Improve CX? Think Again!
Posted on April 09, 2020 in Call Center DIY • Contact center consulting • Customer Experience • Customer Experience Management • Customer Experience Metrics • Customer Satisfaction • Customer service • CXi
By Peg Ayers Everybody wants to improve the Customer Experience (CX) they provide, right? But maybe you believe it’s just too expensive to even think about it. Your organization is doing its best with the resources it has. What else can you do? Plenty! Providing poor CX is incredibly expensive! A 2019 survey, which interviewed […]Read more
You’re Measuring CX…But What Are You Doing About It?
By Peg Ayers Measuring Customer Experience is important, right? We need to know how customers feel about their interactions with us. We can’t improve what we don’t measure. But what are we doing with the data we gather? And is gathering, analyzing and reporting on that data truly improving the customer experience? I regularly receive […]Read more
Are Your Employees Brave?
By Peg Ayers Not everyone wants brave employees in their contact center. Subservient employees are less trouble to manage. The status quo works for them. They never argue with management decisions. They keep their suggestions to themselves. In short, an unmotivated manager wants employees who don’t rock the boat. But what is the customer experience […]Read more
Contact Center Retention: Get Ahead of Trouble by Pinpointing Front-Line Staff Concerns
Posted on November 21, 2019 in agent attrition • Agent Experience • Call Center Consulting • Contact center consulting • Customer Experience • Customer Experience Management • Employee Engagement • Employee Experience • Leadership • Occupancy • retention • Turnover • WFM
By Peg Ayers Record low unemployment has created new emphasis on employee retention in contact center operations throughout Canada and the United States. With payroll as their biggest expense, contact center operators are searching for ways to retain their good employees and save the thousands of dollars it costs them for each one they […]Read more
Press Release: Leading BPO reaches out to CX and Contact Center consulting firm for assistance in improving agent retention
Posted on November 01, 2019 in agent attrition • Agent Experience • Call Center Consulting • Call Center Management • Call centre consulting • Contact center consulting • Customer Experience Management • Incentives • Leadership • People management • retention • WFM
Taylor Reach Group, Inc., an internationally acknowledged and leading CX and Contact Center consulting firm, announced today that they have been engaged to assess the BPO operational practices and policies with a view to improving agent retention. The US-based client provides customer care and account receivables management services to some of the most respected […]Read more
Video Games versus Customer Service
Tags: #callcenter• #cctr• #contactcenter• #custexp• Alignment• Call Center Consulting• Contact Center Strategy• Customer Experience• customer service• Customer Service Consulting• games• gaming• Strategy• Taylor Reach Group
by JD Fairweather There was a time where video games were purchased, played and completed with no reason to interact with their creators. The enjoyment to be had was contained within a small window of experience and replay-ability reserved for the most dedicated of fans. Post-purchase interaction with the game developers or publisher was limited to […]Read more
Is It Time for Your Contact Center Check Up?
Posted on April 09, 2019 in Call Center Assessment • Call Center Audit • Call Center Consulting • Call Center Management • Call Center Tools • Call centre consulting • Contact center consulting • Contact Centre Ops • Customer Experience • Customer Experience Management • Customer service audit • Strategy • The Taylor Reach Group
By Colin Taylor Clients frequently ask me what is the single most important activity they should undertake to ensure that their center is operating and performing at an optimal level. Like all of us they are looking for the magical, simple solution to their issues and challenges; just one thing; the magic pill, silver bullet, […]Read more
Metrics That Matter: Average Handle Time
Posted on April 05, 2019 in AHT • Average handle time • Call Center Assessment • Call Center Audit • Call Center Consulting • Call Center Management • Call Center Performance • Call centre consulting • Customer Experience Management • Customer Experience Metrics • Customer Satisfaction • Metrics • TRG
AHT: the Most Misunderstood Metric in Call or Contact Centers By John Cockerill Average handle time is a wonderful tool. Everybody uses it and they believe they use it correctly. It’s a good measure particularly when you’re looking in a specific channel as to what is the midpoint of all of the call (contact) lengths that […]Read more