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Delivering Personal Customer Service

Delivering personal customer service makes a huge difference. Here’s how to do it right.
“Personal service” is the “synergy” of the customer support world.
A buzzword used so often – by support agents, customers and marketers alike – that it’s lost meaning for many of us.
Which is a damn shame, because personal service, when done right, is incredibly powerful.
It can be the difference between a customer forgetting about you the minute their transaction is over, and that same person returning to become a loyal customer for life.
But there’s a difference between saying that you deliver personal service (as so many companies do), and actually doing it.
Today, I’m going to share what personal service really is, why it’s so important for your business, and actionable tips you and your team can use to start making your support more personal.
The Value of Personal Service

A few years ago, a survey by Genesys asked more than 9,000 consumers about what mattered to them most when it came to doin…

Ace your Interview

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Congratulations; your hard work has paid off, and you have secured an interview. The interview is extremely critical given employers and recruiters use your presentation to make their final decision. Despite the growing discomfort in today’s job market, this remains true.

Preparing for the Interview

Enter an interview armed with a wealth of information on the company. When this is coupled with a solid understanding of how you can make a valuable contribution, you are automatically put at the front of the pack. Here are a few methods to ensure you stand out from the competition:
Fully exhaust the Internet when researching the company’s reputation, financial status and recent developments. Reach out to your professional network for anyone who may have the inside scoop, and review annual reports and industry trade magazines to get all the facts.
Review your resume again and familiarize yourself with the key points that you want to get across during the interview. It is very beneficial to c…