Best Practices

A Three-Phased Guide to Happier Agents

As customer service agents grapple with high volume and increased pressure, it’s harder than ever to perform well. Agents who are good at their jobs are happier (and vice versa) — happy agents are less likely to leave. But long ramp times and short tenure mean many agents only achieve proficiency right before churning. Read this blog post to learn more why contact center should want to make their agents happy.

How Gamification Can Keep Your Contact Center Agents Engaged

Gamification is the secret to some of the most successful contact centers. It encourages reps to achieve goals, motivates them to be more productive, and makes them feel more fulfilled in their roles. The happier the employee, the better the customer experience.

How to Clone Your Best Agents (Ethically)

Cloning humans, while technically legal, is very, very not cool (ethically). But you can clone your top agent behaviors, 100% ethically, with AI-driven contact center training.

Why Transcription is Vital to Contact Center AI

No matter how rapidly contact center AI (CCAI) evolves, it’s important to understand it remains tethered to an easily overlooked factor — transcription accuracy — and it's crucial to understand why.

Contact center employee churn: How to stop the revolving door

Employee churn isn’t new — but today’s businesses are experiencing never-before-seen attrition levels. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employee turnover rates are at near-record levels across the U.S., including retail, healthcare, and the foodservice industry.

3 Compounding Benefits of AI-Driven, Real-Time Coaching

Cresta’s real-time coaching provides contact center agents with versatile coaching in-the-moment. By going beyond 1:1 coaching sessions and putting coaching into action during customer conversations, teams are able to unlock new levels of productivity.