Hello, my name is [agent’s name], and I’ll be assisting you today. Who am I speaking to?
Hi [customer’s name], please tell me what I can do for you today.
[Customer answers and describes their issue]
[Customer’s name], thank you for describing this problem so precisely. It’s really helpful to know all the details. Could you also tell me [agent asks an additional question(s) if applicable]?
[Agent proceeds with their duties, asks more questions if necessary, and follows the protocols provided for in that particular case. Then they inform the customer about the outcome] Thank you for your patience, [customer’s name]. Here’s what we can do for you…
[Or:] Your issue should be resolved within the next [X] minutes. We will send you an [email/SMS] confirmation and let you know once you can start using our service again. Can I help you with anything else? [Customer answers]
Thank you very much, and don’t hesitate to contact us again if you need any further assistance.
Call center templates that build relationships #2
Hi, you have reached the [company’s name] call center. It’s [agent’s name] speaking. How can I help you?
[Customer explains their issue]
Can I ask who I am speaking to?
[Customer introduces themselves]
Thanks, [customer’s name]. Fortunately, it’s my [second/third/fourth] case like this, so I should be able to help you quickly. Just give me a few more details, and then it will take me less than [X] minutes to solve this problem. [Agent asks a few more questions and gathers all the necessary information. Then they proceed with the protocol and assist the customer].
[Customer answers questions]
Thank you for your patience and for answering all these questions. I’ve just updated our database with all the necessary information, and your [account/inbox/app…] should work perfectly now. Please test it while on the phone with me and let me know if it works.
I’m delighted to hear that I was able to assist you so quickly. Is there anything else you need my help with?
[Then the agent either continues with assisting the customer or concludes the conversation:] Thank you for contacting us and having a great (rest of the) day!
Hello, It’s [agent’s name] from the [company/department/team] speaking. What can I help you with today?
[Customer explains their issue(s)].
Thank you for providing me with all that information. It seems that you need assistance from our technical support team. Is it ok if I put you on hold for a moment to reach out to my colleague who specializes in technical support and then get back to you?
Perfect. Please stay on the line, okay?
[Then the agent informs the customer about the next steps and plans another call to follow up on the conversation or redirects the call to a designated technical support team. They end the call with]: Thank you for reaching out to us. Get in touch with our tech support and remember that you can always reach us on this number [agent provides the number] to discuss any issues you happen to encounter with [product/service]. Once again, thank you for calling us and goodbye.
“name”: “Why should you use call center scripts?”,
“text”: “Using call center scripts ensures that your support agents’ communication with external stakeholders is consistent and of high quality.”
“name”: “What are some must-have words that every call center script should contain?”,
“text”: “These must-have words can include: absolutely, quickly, excellent, recommend, exciting, please, pleasure, great, sorry, certainly, convenience, time, essential.”
“name”: “How long should a standard call center script be?”,
“text”: “Since call scripts are created based on conversational scenarios, it’s nearly impossible to suggest the ideal length. However, the average time to answer should not exceed 20 seconds. This doesn’t mean your agents need to resolve customers’ issues in that time, but it shows that people expect to be assisted quickly.”