In a bid to cut costs and maximize efficiency, most companies have outsourced their customer care services to third parties. However, many firms still have an in-house customer contact centre. The staff at the centre must be:
This is because customers may be calling in while stressed and talk badly, so the staff must be able to lend them an ear and try to sort out the issue. They should be mature and difficult to offend.
Every staff-member at the centre needs to know about the products and services offered by the employer like they know the back of their hands. This knowledge is instrumental as the customer support team will be able to offer solutions and address concerns without transferring the call to a more-knowledgeable person.
The staff at the contact centre need to be professional. They should seek to have the customer’s concerns addressed without digressing from the issue at hand. They should also be polite and understanding.