Managing Silent Gaps In Calls | Online Call Center Agent Soft Skills Part Nineteen

There is nothing more awkward than silent gaps in phone conversations, but these gaps are common and often necessary. Managing these gaps is a challenge.  In this video, the contact center coach will give you some important tips on how you can manage those silent gaps in ways that make your calls sound smooth and professional. Do be sure to stay tuned to the end of the video for a special offer that can help to improve your career and set you apart from others.

To get the most out of this video, it may be helpful to watch our previous agent soft skill videos that will help to round out and improve your skills:

Soft Skills Part One – Effective Communication:
Soft Skills Part Two – Empathy:
Soft Skills Part Three – Handling Angry Customers:
Soft Skills Part Four – Tone of Voice:
Soft Skills Part Five – Active Listening:
Soft Skills Part Six - Effective Questioning:
Soft Skills Part Seven - How to be a Great Team Player:
Soft Skills Part Eight - How To Say No The Right Way:
Soft Skills Part Nine - How to Put Caller on Hold:
Soft Skills Part Ten - How to Handle Stress:
Soft Skills Part Eleven – How to Get the Most from Coaching Sessions:
Soft Skills Part Twelve – 5 Common Mistake Agents Make and How to Avoid:
Soft Skills Part Thirteen - How To Build Rapport -
Soft Skills Part Fourteen - Mirroring Callers to Build Rapport -
Soft Skills Part Fifteen - Controlling Talkative Callers -
Soft Skills Part Sixteen - How To Make Callers Feel Important -
Soft Skills Part Seventeen - 10 Tips for New Customer Service Agents -
Soft Skills Part Eighteen - Why Customer Service Agents are Heroes -

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