Call centers follow certain standard procedures to ensure that customers receive the best possible service and agents are required to adhere to these guidelines when they are talking to customers. Initially, they are also evaluated by their supervisor based on certain metrics. This helps the company determine your readiness for the role and gives you an opportunity to obtain feedback. This course will explore two metrics: quality assurance and average handling time. It is the first in a series of courses on working at a call center for agents with a little more experience and it will teach you tips for scoring well on these metrics. Learning objectives: – Learn the meaning of quality assurance (QA) evaluation – Learn the four ways in which QA evaluation is conducted – Learn about how you are evaluated for your ability to resolve a customer’s issue – Learn tips for getting a high score in your QA evaluation – Learn the meaning of average handle time (AHT) – Learn tips for efficiently handling a customer’s complaint and scoring well on the AHT metric
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.