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Call Center Protocols: Getting Problems Solved!
Customer support agents (CSAs) are the first line of support for the client when a problem arises. If a level-1 CSA has tried all introductory problem-solving

helpdesk tickets  status. However, the on-call helpdesk manager had to be notified immediately, and he would personally assign the appropriate technician to resolve the problem ASAP. Severity 4 • how-to questions This ticket could take up to a couple of days to resolve, as it was not a top priority. Usually, the graveyard shift CSAs handled the non-pressing issues when they had downtime. It should always be remembered that the call center environment involves more than just systems and protocols; it also involves the al

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