A call center is an office that handles the questions and complaints of a business’ customers. There are two main types of call centers: inbound call centers and outbound call centers. Inbound call centers respond to incoming calls, an example being support requests from customers whereas outbound call centers contact potential customers to market their business’ products or services. This course is the first in a series of courses on working at a call center for beginners and it is intended for those who would like to work at an inbound call center. Therefore, it will cover concepts such as basic call center jargon and how the performance of a call center agent is evaluated. Learning objectives: – Learn the basic call center terminology – Learn the meaning of customer satisfaction survey – Learn how to calculate your customer satisfaction rating – Learn tips for getting a high score on the customer satisfaction survey – Learn seven factors that may reduce your customer satisfaction score
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.