In Part One, I explained how you can make it easier for your employees to provide great service to your customers or clients. But delivering great service is only half the battle. You’ll also need to find ways to help your employees sustain their enthusiasm for doing so.
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In this two-part blog series, I’ll provide tips on how you can strengthen your service team. Here, in Part I, we’ll take a look at the steps you can take to make it easier for your employees to provide great service to your customers or clients. In Part II, I’ll explain what you can do …
I have just dialed into a large (very large) retail organization to check on a pending order. I am greeted by an interactive voice response (IVR) system. I only need an answer to two short questions from the salesperson from whom I recently purchased an item. But I am routed away from my familiar store location, into a large call center, in an unknown location.
Many of us enjoy doing business with people from countries, ethnicities, and backgrounds that are different from our own. This brings into our lives, and the lives of those we serve, a wonderful sense of the colorful, cultural, and amazing world in which we live and work. This colorful combination is also loaded with opportunities …
Recruitment advertisements often emphasize the skills and experience required to apply for a job. This is understandable, but is also a mistake. Organizations should place more emphasis on recruiting the right attitudes during the hiring process. When you want to build an uplifting service culture, attitudes can be even more important than skills.
In the world of uplifting service culture, we put the needs of our customers as our highest priority. Entire systems and ways of interacting, are based upon “the care and feeding” of our most valuable resource…the customers and colleagues we serve.