This month, our readers have turned their interests and attention toward topics of empathy, vision, quality programs and leaders, and how to show appreciation to our agents for the upcoming Customer Service Week in October. Here are our top 5 blog posts in September.
20 Empathy Statements to Show Stressed-Out Customers That You Care
These are difficult times, and our anxious customers need us more than ever. Some of them need help with a simple task, like: “How do I add a new driver to my auto insurance policy?” Others need help solving a problem: “Why was I charged twice for inflight WiFi?”
The Customer Service Vision Statement
I know what you may be thinking. Yet another meaningless corporate rah-rah statement that will be forgotten in a week!? I’m with you. Two years ago, I would have been in the same state of mind—but before you do your best Judge Judy eye roll and surf on, I challenge you to give the Customer Service Vision Statement a chance. There are few things this remarkably simple that pack such a huge ROI potential for our teams.
Top 10 Posts for Customer Service Week Inspiration
Happy Customer Service Week! No doubt you’ve already planned a week-long celebration for your customer care team that includes daily activities and recognition for their dedication and hard work. If you need a few more ideas or a bump of inspiration to keep the appreciation flowing, the following are our top 10 posts filled with tips for recognizing your staff.
15 Essential Habits of Amazing Contact Center Team Leaders
Becoming an amazing team leader takes a lot of work, and it’s certainly not always easy. But, the surprising thing is it isn’t the hardest thing in the world either—especially if you learn and adopt the positive habits that top-performing team leaders consistently apply every day!
5 Essential Tips for Developing a Quality Program
There is an old Japanese proverb that says: “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” When consulting companies on their quality assurance programs, I often find that this proverb rings true. I commonly will find a great vision without a plan, or a great plan that doesn’t relate back to the original vision.