The evolution of contact center employees in the AI era
The contact center industry is at a pivotal crossroads, with technological advancements, particularly Artificial Intelligence (AI), poised to redefine the landscape. CCW's recent market study on the Future of Contact Center Employees sheds light on the evolving role of contact center agents in this AI-driven era. Here's a closer look at the key insights and what they mean for the future of contact center work.
Customer service vs customer experience – what’s the difference?
The terms “customer service” and “customer experience” are sometimes used interchangeably. While they’re connected, they’re not the same, and it’s important to understand the differences and how each can help propel your business forward.
10 Ways to Use Customer Service to Say Thanks to Your Customers
There are many reasons for businesses to be thankful to their customers during Thanksgiving, over the holiday season, and throughout the year. Being grateful to your customers should be a central point in your customer service training.
Wouldn’t it be great if all customers were like Buddy, the naive character played by Will Ferrell in the popular holiday movie “Elf“? All customer experiences would be completely perfect, as demonstrated in this scene where Buddy stumbles on “The World’s Best Coffee.” Even though the coffee being offered in the clip is clearly sub-par, the sign next to it says it’s the “World’s Best”, so Buddy thinks it must be. It’s a customer service agent’s dream.
Wondering if investing in creating a great customer experience is worth it? I can tell you from a personal point of view that I’m more likely to purchase from a company that offers me a fantastic customer experience. In fact, I’d go so far as to say I’d pay more for something if I knew it was going to be an above average experience, and I’d both bring repeat business and recommend the company to my friends.