Contact centers are notorious for high churn rates which are not only inconvenient but expensive for companies. The average contact center has an annual churn rate as high as 40%. It is estimated that the total cost of replacing an employee is between $10,000 to $15,000.
The huge churn rate coupled with the high cost of replacement mean itís well worth it to invest in strategies which will help lower your companyís churn rate. Here are 9 ways you can diminish churn at your contact center:
Managers often feel that their work would be great, if it werenít for the people! And they have a point: Employee relationships always have built-in challenges and frustrations, even in the very best workplaces. But the good news is that anyone can learn specific interpersonal skills to better understand and manage these situations.
Not everyone is born with a knack to hack, but a new survey shows most people find technology careers attractive. Three-quarters of non-IT (information technology) professionals polled said the technology field holds appeal for them. Salary potential and job opportunities and the ability to be innovative were cited by respondents as the top draws. We've put together a list of three roles where, with a few relevant courses or certifications, non-IT professionals can get their start in the industry.
An empathetic employee will listen to customers, understand their needs, and be motivated to provide them with the right solution. They're also more likely to recommend improvements that could better serve customers. Clearly, empathetic employees are valuable assets. So how do you build an empathetic team?