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8 Qualities That Every Call Center Agent Has To Have

For a call center agent to become the perfect agent this has to necessarily bring together a number of qualities that today we will try to explain to our followers. While it is certain that not all the features that we are going to show here are the only ones, it is clear that there may be many others and, if you want to collaborate giving other ideas or qualities of the ideal agent, we thank you. As easy as leaving a comment at the end of the article just like always.

Reliability

This is aimed at those responsible for hiring agents. It is important that the scheduled time for each agent is respected. It is even more important to show that you trust the person during your workday. Some call center companies fall into the error of thinking that pressing the agent this will be more productive at the end of the day however this is a mistake as we commented and not a reality.

Self motivation

The attitude of the agent is important. An agent who feels an attitude of self-motivation is very likely to be a person capable of solving incidents, with initiative and not a complaining person but resolutive.

Trust

Agents need to demonstrate self-confidence. When working in a call center there are sure to be situations where the customers they call will put the agent in uncomfortable situations. Not all customers are the same. There are more and less respectful and educated, just like in the street. Agents need to have that confidence in their qualities and skills to know how to always leave each of the possible situations in which they are.

Good memory

Agents are asked to be able to remember procedures and characteristics of the services offered by the company. For the agent is essential to train this quality, the ability to remember information to be able to transmit it quickly and effectively to customers.

Problem solving

Initiative. It is possibly the most important qualities that every call center worker should have. Be able to solve problems and situations by yourself. Of course this does not mean never asking for help.

Respect

We all have good days and not so good days, and a call center agent is not going to be the exception. What can never be tolerated is that the problems or the personal situation of the agent end up affecting his behavior towards the customers with whom he talks on the phone daily. Working in call centers is a job that can sometimes be stressful, we agree. But part of being a real professional is knowing how to have the cold blood to know how to separate situations and that personal never interfere with professionals. The agent will always be respectful to customers. Keeping calm and knowing how to handle situations is something a call center agent needs to know.

Professionalism

As we have said before, the quality of parking problems at the door before entering is important for the agents. We can not let our feelings interfere with our work.

Courtesy

One of the most important qualities of a call center agent is courtesy. This may seem obvious but being nice and courteous is vital when it comes to communicating with clients as these are able to see this in the agent and the call can take a course or another based on our attitude. When a customer has a problem or an issue, dealing with an apathetic agent will surely only lead to even more problems for everyone. You also never know who is on the other line. That’s why it’s important for agents to be friendly when they talk to their customers.

To obtain a satisfactory experience on the part of the client, it is necessary that the agents accompany these with a favorable attitude. A contact center agent that does not contemplate the desired attitude can end up leading to big losses for the company. It is important for those in charge of the call center to be able to identify which of their agents fulfill these qualities that we indicate in our article today and which do not.

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Enjoy your vacation without losing a call with the Virtual PBX

Being on vacation is not synonymous with neglecting your clients or losing potential clients. Thanks to the current technology we can enjoy our holidays without having to worry about losing job opportunities. Thanks to the virtual PBX we get this new possibility where it does not matter where we are, we are always connected.

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With the PBX from Neotel we can go on vacation and forget about worries. We are not losing connection with our customers. Fully configurable by the customer, you can set features on your PBX according to your needs. Below we show some of the functionalities of the virtual switchboard and thanks to these we can leave this summer vacation very quietly:

Virtual answering machine: The voicemail will always send you the messages in email format so you do not miss anything. Although your clients will not be served by a human person, they will have the opportunity to leave a message in the voicemail. You will automatically receive the message through an email.
Call Forwarding: Your PBX allows you to configure call forwarding according to the requirements that the customer deems appropriate. You can configure a schedule for call diversion, specifying the days and times for which this diversion is desired to be working. And all in a very easy way. This is highly recommended for companies that wish to provide a telephone service outside the normal established hours.

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Advantages of Call Center Software in the Cloud?

The leap from a traditional call center to a call center in the cloud are all advantages for a company and at the same time a symptom of progress and modern image and adapted to the times that run. You will save space by allowing employees to work from any point in the geography, this being a convenience to be considered. But you will also save on costs and resources.

The Key Benefits of Moving to the Cloud

When working in a Customer Care service there is a need to monitor and evaluate the quality of the work performed and the objectives. Formerly with traditional systems, monitoring the results was almost unfeasible.

With call centers in the cloud, it is easier to monitor these. This type of systems helps agents not to fall into a routine, making the work more dynamic and not so routine, and facilitates the analysis and monitoring thereof.

Flexibility and adaptability. Using a call center in the cloud we already benefit from these two characteristics immediately. Unlike traditional call centers, this is not a problem if a worker needs to change cities, because with the cloud call center this is never a problem when it comes to doing their job. The space barrier is overcome.

Cloud contact centers (or as they are also known: cloud contact centers) offer a number of advantages that can not be missed. A call center depends on an economic budget and a space. There are also hardware costs.

Thanks to the cloud, with our call center we are going to save all these costs that we mentioned. And we also give freedom to the worker.

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For a call center to work, income is needed. We need to save on costs in order to increase the quality of the service.

A call center company with quality, is equal to satisfied customers and who stay with us for a long time. Customers today are not easily fixed to stay in one place, that is, the same company for life. That is why it is necessary to emphasize on our competence. For this to happen so the agent needs to have a system or software in the cloud that is 100% functional, without cuts or unforeseen. All this helps to improve the experience with the customers. This is not something new what we are counting today in our blog, although unfortunately it seems that even many companies are not aware of the importance of it. Using the right technology makes sure we succeed.

No company should use a call center system other than the cloud

Companies are increasingly contacting us and asking us to migrate their old call center system to ours. Take advantage of the cloud and host your software there, and you will not mind everything else.

Make campaigns and reach your goals, whatever they are. Leaving satisfied customers requires using the most advanced technology on the market. We can not wish this if our company is not adapted. Hiring Neotel for your call center tool is the next step.

Your call center system does not have to be overly complex. They are extensive platforms, true. But the cloud software designed for Neotel contact centers is specially designed for and by the agent or operator that will use it, making the experience as satisfying as possible. Think about the benefit of your business and hire a cloud-based call center solution with Neotel.

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Virtual PBX VS IP Telephony

Usual use of virtual switchboards:

Apply different redirection rules according to schedule.
Depending on the reason of the customer’s call, it can be redirected to the apartment. suitable.
Cola on hold.
Personalized welcome message.
Many companies with call redirection in their switchboards, redirect these towards the apartment. Depending on the reason for the call. To do this, a menu with different options is established so that the caller is automatically redirected to a person or apartment. In particular according to the option that this person marks.

The image is important, and so is the music waiting to choose and the welcome message.

With the virtual switchboard, the company never loses calls. Even if all operators are busy answering other calls, the PBX picks up that other call and keeps it waiting (to the client) until it is time to transfer it to the appropriate operator that is free.

To have a virtual switchboard in our company is to give a more professional image about us.

Call center tools and software

No matter the number of employees in a company. Having a virtual switchboard has to be something mandatory today. Only the companies that take care of the details of themselves are aware of the importance of having the virtual switchboard. It is also aimed at companies that want to automate the system by saving time and comfort.

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Usual use of IP Telephony plans in companies:

They usually do not receive more incoming calls than they can attend at the same time.
When they are called outside of normal hours they divert the calls to a voicemail.
Most employees do not talk by phone at the same time.
1 or 2 users with telephone.
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It should be noted that not all operators give the same benefits as virtual switchboard or ip telephony. If you need a professional and reliable company, Neotel is the integral solution in virtual switchboard plans, call center software and CRM.

With the virtual switchboard, the company’s performance increases significantly with menu options, music on hold, automated schedules, welcome messages, etc.

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Today, virtual switchboard and IP telephony plans are of great importance to companies. Trust Neotel as your Telecommunications provider in Malaga, providing services worldwide.

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How to call for free by IP Voice?

If you are looking for a virtual PBX for your company call Neotel and contact the leading professionals in the Telecommunications sector. We are located in Malaga and we serve the whole world.

Although it seems difficult to believe, even today there are companies that continue to manage the calls of their employees with a traditional switchboard and not a virtual one. In order to make our calls through the Internet it is necessary to migrate to a virtual exchange.

Move to the Neotel virtual switchboard today

Start enjoying some of the advantages that Neotel offers to PBX customers, such as Click To Call Me Back. Include a call-to-action button on your website so customers can get in touch with your business by simply clicking and your company will return a call as soon as possible.

To make calls you do not need to be glued to the phone or computer all day. Installing a softphone that is nothing more than a simple app on our mobile device we get all the power of the PBX on our smartphone or computer.

Multi-device IP Voice Applications. Contact us and request information without commitment

There are several types of IP voice phones:

To connect with USB to the computer.
For use in computer equipment.
Wireless.
In Neotel we are to clarify all your doubts. Why not call 952 64 10 34 or 902 088 500 right now so we can advise you on the solution that best fits your company’s needs?

IP Phones

IP Voice Telephone. With softphones or SIP phones you can make Internet calls to traditional phones, other softphones and mobiles. Its operation is the same as the traditional telephone only that calls are made over the Internet.

With Voice over IP, when we make a call, the other person receiving it picks up the phone either from their traditional phone, mobile device or computer. Our voice is going to listen exactly like with conventional calls. With IP Telephony you will not see any difference, except for your invoice that will be reduced.

Usually we always call from telephone wires through our telephone company. With IP telephony we simply dial the number as we would with a traditional call, we talk, and our voice is transformed into data and transmitted over the Internet.

Making calls with Voice over IP is very easy

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Save on invoice costs with IP telephony.

Instead of through a cable, the voice travels through the Internet. This is not something of the future. This is a present reality. And your company, is it a company with a future? It needs to adapt to the technologies of today. Neotel is very easy!

Voice over IP

Today with this article from Neotel we try to get the meaning of Voice over IP to all our followers. Of course, any doubt just has to write us to info@neotel2000.com or leave us a message through the form of contact that appears in our web. Imagine making phone calls for free! Well this is possible. And you just need to contact us. We have been specialists in Internet calls since 2001. Are you going to miss out on this opportunity? Neotel helps you save on your telephone bill in a very easy way.

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Neotel: quality in IP Voice services

PBX Switchboards

Why throw money at phone calls that could be totally free simply by using Neotel telephony? Trust our company and Neotel professionals. Call us and we will be happy to answer all your questions.

Switchboards, Telephony and CRM

A virtual CRM is easy to set up and implement and fast. A cloud-based system is ideal for companies that want to save costs in installing and maintaining hardware machinery.

As with virtual PBXs, CRMs give way to the cloud, which is the logical step to take. More and more companies discover the benefits of using cloud-hosted software to save costs on installing applications on multiple computers and physical devices.

Save money and time with the cloud

A telephone system integrated with a CRM is capable of:

Integrate outgoing and incoming faxes so that they are sent as PDF files very easily.
Voice mail with what to receive messages in the inbox.
Virtual receptionist with predefined messages and 100% customizable by the client.
Maximize the productivity and work of operators.
Track calls.
Imagine the possibility of unifying all the functions of CRM and telephone system in a single platform, with which to create a more solid sales automation, be more efficient, save on costs and manage their tasks. What sounds interesting? Get with Neotel to increase your income, profits, sales results and be more productive.

IP telephony and CRM available to customers

Having all the information related to customers, including internal conversations, all communications, contact data and log with all recent activity, helps us to have a more global vision about our clients and all the activity related to them .

Virtual Switchboards

You will be able to have all the information that interests you, such as history of conversations and the periodicity of the same ones. They are all utilities that bring a series of advantages in terms of the organization of your system and your company. Neotel is the ultimate CRM solution for all types of customers.

Detailed information, at your fingertips and unified on the same platform.

Using a CRM in your company is a symptom of being a Professional. Having the information in a detailed and organized way is vital for the good functioning of our company. Forget disorganized data. Let Neotel worry about your business, and you just go for the real thing.

Without organization in the data we are not able to achieve our objectives

CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management and is nothing more than a management software for companies with which to have all the data relating to contacts and communications with them in an organized way and, more importantly, Unified, within the same platform. Ask Neotel about our CRM now and ask for more information without obligation.

Thank you for continuing to trust Neotel as your Telecommunications Provider.

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Call Center Virtual

There are many alternatives and options offered by a virtual call center.

Avoid large installations of hardware machinery.

One of the main advantages of a virtual call center is that operators may or may not have to be physically located in the same physical space. This is very convenient in cases of small companies with few operators, where the company will not necessarily have to have some physical facilities to house the agents. A small call center company with few operators can have its agents working from their own homes, saving us from paying for renting facilities, and providing another set of advantages to agents such as avoiding early mornings or long waits in queues of traffic.

Mobile Agents

Before setting up a call center was not in everybody’s hand. The costs related to support, administration costs, configuration, telephone lines, call center software, hardware purchase, etc. Now everything changes with the virtual call center where the whole system and its platform is hosted in the cloud of Neotel. Now building a call center is much more viable thanks to Neotel and its services in the cloud.

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Avoid having to invest in costly hardware infrastructures, optimize agent work, and have all the data and software infrastructure needed to manage your Neotel Cloud Call Center.

Thanks to the cloud of Neotel workers are connected to the virtual switchboard or call center tools that are in turn hosted in the cloud.

Facilitate customer loyalty and sales along with telemarketing strategies. Optimize your Customer Service. Reduce costs and increase the productivity of your call center. All this is possible thanks to the cloud services of Neotel.

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The 100% functional Neotel cloud

I definitely host the management and data infrastructure with Neotel for your call center. They are all benefits.

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Ensure quality interactions between the agent and the customer with Neotel

That a call center is nothing without the agents that integrate it is something obvious. Agents are the face of the company and keep this alive. When a customer calls the company, the first thing they will hear is the agent who receives and picks up the call. The agents have a great responsibility as an image of the company so it is fundamental to understand the importance of the position of this worker.

How can a company ensure that the quality of service offered by the agent is as expected? This is harder than it might seem at first, although call center agents can do different things to make sure everything works properly.

To begin with, never forget that a happy agent is a productive agent. Depending on the mood of the agent, this will affect the quality of the work of the agent. It is important for the manager or Coordinator of the call center to know that the situation at the personal level of the agents of the call center is adequate for the correct functioning of the tasks that the agent needs to perform every day. An agent who does not feel happy at his job is an agent who is sure to be letting go of good opportunities when it comes to getting new leads, contacts and leads. A happy agent in his job is an agent who will give the maximum possible performance of himself and always looking for the ultimate benefit of the company in question.

Setting realistic goals is important as well. Many call centers stifle agents by implementing goals that simply are not feasible, which is a mistake. Some calls will take longer than others. And if the agent feels pressured to reach a number of calls per day, perhaps we are falling into the error of not devoting sufficient time and necessary to certain calls and customers, so that at the end of the day we are losing more than That we are going to win. The work experience for the agent is not going to be the most optimal, and this is something that clients notice. The agent will feel overwhelmed and the client will have a bad image of the company, and not a professional. Certainly allowing the agent to devote the time he considers necessary for each call is something important for any call center that honors.

Requirements to use VoIP telephony in my company or home

Continue reading to find out if you already have what you need to use IP telephony:

1-. Operator IP Telephony – Neotel

You need an IP telephony operator that will provide you with the line and a telephone number.

2-. Softphone, IP adapter or IP phone

As IP telephony makes use of VoIP technology you can use the landline from other mobile devices:

– Using computer / smartphone + installing a softphone application. You can use IP telephony via your computer or mobile device thanks to the installation of a softphone application.
– IP adapter linked to a traditional phone.
– VoIP phone. This is a phone specially designed for IP telephony. It offers the highest quality and takes advantage of all the advantages of IP telephony.

3-. Internet connection

IP telephony

If you have doubts about if you can use IP Telephony with your current Internet connection do not hesitate to ask us.

IP telephony

Any form of Internet connection is valid to use IP Telephony.

If you already have an Internet connection, you can start enjoying the benefits of IP telephony.

Without an Internet connection, however, it will never be possible to use this technology since, as we have said, it is based on the same technology for its operation. Previously with the traditional telephony when making the calls the voice was transmitted by cable. Now with VoIP telephony the voice is sent over the Internet.

Surely you already know the advantages of migrating to IP telephony in your company or home, right? And as of today already you know the requirements to be able to enjoy all the advantages that this technology offers:

– VoIP Operator: Neotel
– Softphone / IP Adapter / IP Phone
– An Internet connection

Take the final step towards IP Telephony!

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Integration between Neotel and Google Calendar

Neotel has connected its Call Center Software with the popular Google calendar.

Integration between Neotel and Google Calendar

Integration objective: to facilitate the creation of calendars in Google Calendar from the Neotel switchboard.

Once the calendar is created you can add users with Gmail (Google) accounts so that the events appear.

In this way to the commercial street or anyone with a Gmail account, will appear the events on their mobile phones or any device from where they access your Gmail account.

The administrator of the Neotel switchboard can assign the workers’ calendars to the telemarketers, so that they can create appointments or manage the assigned calendars.

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All this can be completely managed from the Neotel Call Center Software, guaranteeing the privacy of the events, the easy management of permission assignments in order for the PBX administrator to have total control over users and events.