Category: Customer Service

Good training is the first step to building loyal relationships with your customers, and providing a better working environment for your employees. These articles discuss how to train your customer service team to provide world class service.

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Why Everyone in Your Organization Needs to Be Trained in Customer Service

According to Salesforce, customer service is the number one factor influencing how much a consumer trusts a company. And it’s not just external customer service (customer-facing interactions) that plays a factor in whether a consumer views an organization favorably either; it also includes customer service that reaches across an entire organization’s interior too.

Remote Worker Phone Calls—Non-Verbal Communication Matters

We’ve previously discussed the challenges that exist when trying to communicate face-to-face. Body language can send various nonverbal cues to others, whether we intend them or not. But it’s not just face-to-face communication that can cause unintended messages to be sent. Even when we communicate over the phone, via e-mail or text, there are various […]

How to Develop High-Quality Learning Experiences for Your External Stakeholders (Part 2)

Continued from yesterday’s post, here are a few additional tactics you can adopt to develop high-quality learning content for your external stakeholders. Curate Content To remain a valued and chief learning resource to your external stakeholders, curate content from multiple sources that they’ll find useful, interesting, and informative. This way, when they want to learn […]

The Customer Call Back—Easy to Do, Big Benefits

Employees that work in customer-focused industries or roles can often feel overwhelmed. Let’s face it–customer service can be tough. People rarely call to tell you what a great job you’re doing. It’s to let you know something is wrong or to vent frustration. For many in these roles, these experiences can make it uncomfortable to […]

Customer Service 101—Train the Trainers

The term “customer service” is typically applied to external customers, but trainers don’t have “customers” in that traditional sense. Their customers are employee learners. And it’s imperative that they see their learners as customers they should be kept satisfied if they want their programs to be successful. Why? Because unsatisfied learners won’t continue to take […]