Customer Service Trinidad and Tobago

It’s Time to Add a Voice Of The Customer Feature to Your Business

  Businesses need to stop taking decisions about their customers from 10,000 feet away and begin to take decisions that are as close to the customer as possible. How hard is that? Actually, it’s a really simple operation, if you’re a customer centric business. The problem is that many businesses are not even bothering to …

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How Will You Re-introduce Your Business to Your Customers?

“Whenever a wild card becomes possible, the future planning playbook has to be rewritten.” This quote by Tamar Kasriel, a retail futurist, speaks volumes. She was commenting that futurists had regarded the pandemic as a “wild card.” That is, an occurrence that would have big, worldwide impact, but a highly improbable event. Well, the event …

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Leadership Effectiveness in the Age of Rapid Change

Chuck Berry, the legendary rock and roll singer of the ‘80s once said; “never let the same dog bite you twice.” Yes, yes, I know that he is not a management guru, but we would do well to bear out the wisdom of his words. My application of Chuck’s words to the world of business, …

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Disruption is Usually the First Step Towards Service Excellence

Being nice to the customer is a concept that many businesses don’t seem to be able to grasp. It’s usually a hit or miss situation. Some businesses, like the powerhouse Amazon, get it, whilst others and feel free to insert your choice of names here, continue to flounder. For a start up business, the key …

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Customer Care Conversations

What is your role as a Help Desk Officer? A Help Desk Officer is somebody who works at a store or company and is there to deliver good service to the customer. The Help Desk Officer creates the first impression by smiling and greeting the customer. This makes them feel welcome and customers really love …

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THE SILENTLY UNHAPPY CUSTOMER

Typically, customers don’t leave a company suddenly. They leave bit by bit, little by little, some loudly, some silently. The “silent defectors” are the most injurious to a business. Firstly, they leave emotionally, then psychologically, all the while reducing their business activity. Then comes the final nail in the coffin, that one episode that causes …

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CUSTOMER SERVICE 101: BASIC TIPS FOR FRONTLINE STAFF

When a company is considering its customer service strategy, the needs of the customers they serve,  the size and complexity of the organization must be considered in order to build a program that makes sense. But for all companies regardless of size or industry, there are some elements of service delivery that remain crucial. One …

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CAUGHT IN THE ACT- RECOGNIZING EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE

Caught in the Act Campaign-      What is it about? Although excellent customer service many not currently be the norm in Trinidad and Tobago, we want to transform our country into a service centric landscape. We want to use use positive attention as the axis from which we create the kind of Customer Service …

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