Customer Experience News & Trends

6 ways to break bad work habits

New Years resolution or not, breaking bad work habits will help you move ahead professionally in 2013. Try these tips to curb too much Internet surfing, gossiping, tardiness and any other bad work habits.

Stop the trash talk before it hurts morale

Agents might need to blow off steam after dealing with a tough customer, but they must stop short of trash talking. Here’s why.

2 vices that actually boost productivity in the contact center

Despite all the things we’re told are wrong with coffee and candy, turns out they share one great redeeming factor that can boost contact center productivity.

Who’s the better agent – the extrovert or the introvert?

Bob’s as outgoing as a politician. Sally’s as shy as an ally cat. Who will be your better agent?

Turn down the temperature before no work gets done!

When you want to boost productivity, turn down the thermostat. Here’s why.

What employees really think of your best practices

You insist on best practices because they’re … well, the best. But are they?

Who’s the boss? Many agents don’t know

Many contact center agents don’t know who the boss is – and it’s hurting morale and productivity. Here’s what researchers found is wrong.

10-minute tricks to get more organized

No one in a contact center can overhaul habits and get more organized overnight. But these 10-minute tricks can get everyone moving in the right direction.

Why you can’t get anything done – and how to overcome productivity pitfalls

Many things you do to be productive may actually cause you to be less productive. Here are the pitfalls.

3 proven ways to get more done today (and every day)

Researchers from Harvard Business Review found that these three tactics boost productivity.