Call center operations receive an optimum functionality when the performance of the customer calling representatives is duly dependable on the style of working. Yes, we are speaking about the importance of the call center schedules that are commonly verbalized when the frequency of the call volumes fluctuate. It has become a very important aspect that needs to be monitored in the inbound call centers. The scheduling of the activities gets very crucial in the period when the holidays seasons arrives and subsequently the number of employees are comparatively lesser when high call volumes dominate the business operations.
A schedule gets better in the holiday season and the calling finds it easier to handle the targets. But once the holidays are gone, the business hours are experienced with a great volume of calls and it becomes a great trouble to meet the deadlines within the stipulated time-frame. In addition, it is often seen in the inbound contact centres of India face high attrition rate and this is also a prime reason why the targets of the contact centers could not be accomplished.
Contact center scheduling can be a great help to overcome these tough situations and bring operational balance in the team. All the major contact center operations can be brought back into the track without any compromises by the managers. Let us see how the scheduling can help these customer services to function in better in outbound and inbound contact center.
Initially the main duty needs call logging systems to be carried by the call managers is to find out the coarse estimate of the call volumes during the seasons where the holidays are more. Most of the customers have a notion that the calling agents may not be available and they might skip the idea of calling. But actually, there is someone assigned for a customer service department for assisting the customers at any time. Until and unless there is an emergency the customer won’t take your assistance.
Simply cut down the multiple phone numbers and make a single phone available and add better functionality to reduce call volumes and add better service. The scheduling can be effectively controlled if the managers can plan out the work timings of the agents as per their convenience and further allow them to decide their own timings at certain period.