Division of a major cable operator, serving more than a half-million subscribers in a metropolitan region, was experiencing an unusually high level of escalation calls and a high contact rate of more than 150%.
The division needed a way to rapidly train agents and provide them with new skills to have an effective means of addressing the issues in advance of an upcoming seasonal peak in volume just four months away.
Two person consulting team customized TriSynergy’s “ABC’s of Communication” training to reflect the corporate culture and business rules of its client and then delivered the training to more than 500 front-line call center and field agents and supervisors. The quality program was redesigned and supervisors were trained on new coaching techniques. TriSynergy consultants supported the supervisors and agents with follow-up calibration and coaching reinforcement.
Within two months, the client’s customer satisfaction index rose by 18 points and handle times decreased. Field technician supervisors reported a marked increase in customer compliments and a decrease in customer complaints regarding technician behavior. TriSynergy’s unique approach to training program development allowed the client to use and modify the training materials for additional training of new employees within the division and for use within other divisions as well, further increasing the dramatic return on investment from this highly effective engagement.
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