The 3-step process for better agent training
Customer support leaders need to create an agent training process that's simple, repeatable, and scalable. Here's how.
Mastering change management
See how you can master change management, a structured approach to organizing people, processes, and technology in order to smoothly implement change within a company
How your support team can nurture your community
As a Community Engagement Specialist, Brett Bowser applies years of hands-on customer-service skills to a different, and increasingly essential support experience
Don’t be afraid of change
Without a change management process to ensure success, all kinds of disruptions can occur, slowing down productivity and eating away at resources
무제한 지원: Vimeo의 전담 지원 엔지니어인 Zena Hirsch가 운영을 최고 수준으로 끌어올리는 방법
Many support leaders pine for access to engineers who can build bespoke solutions. Then, there are those, like Zena Hirsch, who become the engineer they know their team needs.
지식관리 성숙도 향상을 위한 팁
Customers’ self-service experience should be a reflection of their relationship with you—not a symptom of your growing pains. Here's how complex organizations can keep content relevant.
More than just a rep—the modern customer service job
In the era of the customer, the customer service job has evolved beyond its tired clichés and become a full-fledged (and promising) career
Why support advocates should never fear the banana
Robin Frerichs is in the unique position of supporting Zendesk support agents, building a bridge between customer experience and the advocate experience
Keep it customer-centric: Self-service tips from Freshly
After enjoying considerable return on its knowledge base investment, Freshly continues leaning on self-service to support its growth
What does customer service mean to you?
Defining good customer service can be tricky, but forward-thinking companies realize that it’s customers who get to make that determination, not them
From content manager to cross-functional collaborator
As bonafide subject matter experts collaborating cross-functionally across the company, agents play an important part in knowledge management. Set them up for success by putting the right processes in place.
How to keep that personal touch as your company grows
As businesses grow, they often grapple with a perplexing problem: how can a customer service team maintain that personal touch as it scales?
The 3 keys to silo-free, scalable self-service
Having a knowledge base is one thing; but how do you manage content as it gets used across your business, in new and different contexts? Scale it smartly with these tips in mind.
4 tips for springboarding from Tier 1 support
See how Leah Guest used her training ground in Tier 1 support as a jumping-off point for her current position as a Voice of the Customer Platform Coordinator at Zendesk
Employees are customers, too: why building a better internal help desk matters
Focusing on customers' needs is crucial, but creating a rich employee experience can be just as important to a company’s long-term success
How to structure product support
Preparing agents and triaging tickets are especially important when it comes to structuring product support
Chat support models: shared vs dedicated
Here are two methodologies for channel assignment that can help improve the overall customer experience
고객 지원 업무에 로봇 활용—발전하는 인공지능(AI)과 상담원 관계
인공지능으로 지원되는 자동화로 상담원에게 큰 영향을 줄 수 있습니다. 다음은 생산성 및 상담원 만족도 향상을 위한 기술 활용과 새로운 워크플로 구현 시 염두에 두어야 할 몇 가지 사항입니다.
Questions to ask when staffing chat
Here are some other considerations to keep in mind when deciding on the number of agents to hire for chat support
완벽한 고객 서비스 상담원의 5가지 자질
Perfection doesn’t exist—but some people just happen to possess the characteristics that make them more suited for the role of customer support agent, while others don’t. So what is it that makes these “perfect” individuals different? What are the traits that make them the ideal candidates
6 steps towards developing a customer support career path
As with any profession, a customer support career path can movie in many different directions
Will your support team work from a central location or virtually?
If you find yourself in the position of needing to expand your support team, one important factor will be whether you want your agents to work from a central location or a dispersed workforce
How self-service helps Reverb hit the right notes with customers
Emphasizing strong knowledge management practices, the team at Reverb gets ahead of customers’ needs with a truly omnichannel approach to customer service.
Three things to keep in mind when recruiting customer service agents
Here are some key activities for everyone involved in the process to make sure you’re effectively recruiting customer service agents