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What is Average Handle Time (AHT)?

ViiBE Blog

On the other, each call must be handled as promptly as possible to ensure that the next caller has a short wait time. Given these opposing demands, how can a center ensure that agents handle each call as efficiently as possible? A classic call center metric to measure this is the Average Handle Time (AHT).

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5 Ways to Get Your AHT (Average Handle Time) Down Fast

Myra Golden

Follow my five psychological steps to controlling calls and getting your Average Handle Time (AHT) Down! One of the biggest challenges for contact center representatives is controlling conversations and guiding customers to the next steps and off the phone. This is particularly difficult when you give bad news or deny a request.


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A Complete Contact Center’s Guide to Average Handle Time (AHT)

Advantage Communications

Successful customer service programs rely on highly-skilled customer service agents and innovative technologies to achieve world-class customer experiences. On top of that, however, they also need to focus on analytics.

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Benchmarks: What We’re Seeing For Average Handle Time and First Resolution Time in Q2 & Q3 2020


While there are several metrics that I could have focused on for this project, I chose to spotlight two: First Resolution Time and Average Handle Time. First, I gathered the Average Handle Time (AHT) and First Resolution Time (FRT) metrics for each of our clients. minutes for the same metric.

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The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

A survey of 1,000 contact center professionals reveals what it takes to improve agent well-being in a customer-centric era. This report is a must-read for contact center leaders preparing to engage agents and improve customer experience in 2019.

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How to reduce Average Handling Time and improve quality


Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Author: Anne-Merete Jensen - Senior Business Consultant How to reduce Average Handling Time and improve quality. Published on: July 04, 2018. There are five key areas where Eptica can augment agents with AI-powered solutions to assist with successfully bringing down AHT.

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What is AHT? Strategies to Improve Average Handle Time

Amplifai Coaching Category

Learn how to calculate average handle time, tips to improve your contact center's AHT, the pitfalls to avoid, and more. Learn how AHT drives boosts productivity, improves agent morale, and drives customer satisfaction.