Occupancy - From a Revenue and Cost Perspective
Occupancy answers the question: for what percentage of the time that the FTEs are logged in live & are busy with customer activity.
Effective contact centre workforce planning is one of the most important prerequisites for boosting customer satisfaction, employee retention and cost efficiency.
In essence, it is about assigning the right employees with the right skills to the right job at the right time, to meet demand.
Across the contact centre industry this process has a few different titles such as workforce planning (WFP), resource planning (RP), or workforce management (WFM) although this last is usually reserved for the software most frequently used by WFP analysts.
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