Having worked with many call centres we have found that they all experience common problems associated with:
To address these challenges we have developed several unique psychology-based solutions. All of them have been designed to assist management in attaining a holistic solution which will ensure high productivity and profitability of staff. Our holistic approach focuses on using psychology-based measurements of individuals to support the company in:
Based on our experience with other call centres, we have found that an individual's psychological profile is the most important predictor of their suitability in a call centre role. There are several off-the-shelf questionnaires measuring candidates' psychological attributes. However, an off-the-shelf tool doesn't usually capture the key psychological attributes that are important for your company. It is more a measurement of the candidates' general suitability.
PsychPress can offer a tailored approach that involves developing a psychology-based questionnaire which will measure the psychological components that are key in identifying the top performers in your business, rather than using general measurements. PsychPress can also develop local benchmarks to ensure that new recruits are measured against your top performers (rather than a generic score).
If you are interested in off the shelf, we also have the Call Centre Questionnaire (CCQ). This is an online recruitment tool used to measure various aspects of a candidate's personality in order to determine their:
Results from the CCQ can be measured against local norms/benchmarks.
With either of the approaches, your company will be provided with a full report of the candidates outcomes. For a preview of what to expect, please look at our sample report.
PsychPress can develop a tailored performance review system for you, in case you have none. The performance review will be based on an objective and behavioural based assessment of staff against their defined KPIs. The outcome of the information provided in the performance reviews can then be filtered to the recruitment tool, fine-tuning the selection criteria by which new recruits are selected.
Identifying why 'suitable' staff leave your company is key to ensuring that good employees stay longer with your business. To address this challenge, PsychPress can tailor an online exit survey which will be completed by exiting staff. The results of such an exit survey will enable management to put in place organisational mechanisms to ensure 'suitable' staff don't leave. The outcome of such a survey can also assist in fine-tuning the method by which candidates are selected, by selecting those who are likely to stay longer.
Many companies have a set of values defined as the company's culture. However, the informal culture does not necessarily follow the formal/defined culture. PsychPress can assist call centres in measuring their informal culture and identify the gaps between the formal and informal cultures that are impairing the call centre's ability to attain their business targets.
We can examine companies' cultures and sub-cultures by using tools such as:
We will work with you to correct the current conflicts occurring within your company in order to realign the organisational culture with its core values.