Matching Staff to Workload

Contact centers must handle most customer-related work as it happens, so resource mismatches quickly result in big problems. It’s essential that those making staffing decisions have a basic understanding of how base staff is calculated in order to match the time-sensitive workload of customer contacts. This 6 minute video from one of my Lynda.com courses explains how staffing is calculated and its impact on …

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Does Your Executive Team Understand Staffing Tradeoffs?

Are you working through difficult discussions related to resources and budget? Just remember, contact centers must handle most customer-related work as it happens, so resource mismatches quickly results in big problems. It’s essential that those making decisions have a basic understanding of staff tradeoffs in a contact center (read: real time) environment. The following table is an example of how …

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