Also known as QA evaluation forms, an agent evaluation form is a pre-made template for evaluating a call taking place in a contact center, often used in a quality management (QM) workflow. It scores the call on a wide variety of moments throughout the conversation from call openers and closers, to soft skills around empathy and professionalism, to compliance and process adherence.
Agent evaluation forms are a critical piece of the quality management process for call centers. They’re a key piece of driving great agent performance and in turn, a world-class customer experience.
The current process is often tedious, complex, and chaotic. Agent evaluations are done on a random sampling of calls, with fewer than 1% of calls monitored.
The process is also spread across a ton of tools and services, and quality analysts are forced to juggle those various services, which in turn means not enough evaluations for completed per agent. In fact, in most cases, evaluations take 1.5x to 2x the length of the call.
On top of all that, it’s challenging to monitor the impact of evaluations, and know if the evaluations and coaching programs built around them are driving change across agent performance.
Process adherence helps your contact center operations run smoothly, mitigates compliance risk, and reinforces agent behavior that contributes to your business goals.
“Joanne, it’s critical that we provide call recording disclosure at the beginning of the call - before the authentication takes place."
QA evaluation forms enable organizations to get proactive with compliance monitoring, immediately flagging compliance violations and addressing it with individual agents, backed by examples and context.
“Lenny, authentication is one of the most critical elements of the call. It ensures that we stay compliant, avoid hefty lawsuits and protect our customer’s financial information."
Celebrate agent success with in-transcript comments and motivate agents to care about customer experience.
“Brian, great job with the call opening. This ensures we immediately acknowledge the customer’s concern and avoid sounding transactional."
Feedback shouldn't always be around what the agent needs to improve. Recognizing positive customer interactions makes agents feel fulfilled and motivated to continue delivering a world-class CX.
“Marion, I am going to make you the poster child of quality customer service. It’s so refreshing to hear your calls.”