How to Put BAD Customer Service On Hold

I’m sure you’ve had this happen: You call a company and reach an automated phone tree with prompt after prompt to answer. You finally get connected to a human only to hear, “Thanks for calling XYZ Company. Can you hold?” And before you get a chance to answer, you’re on hold.  Immediately, you’re now frustrated. […]

Disheartening customer service at the Doubletree hotel

Real World Story: When I walked into the lobby of a Doubletree hotel during my last busy travel day, I saw two employees standing behind two counters that were separated by about 8 feet in distance.  I paused, looked at each one several times, and expected an immediate acknowledgement, smile or hello from either employee. […]

How to put a little EASE into your Customer Service

Want to know the secret to great customer service? Communication. Yup, it’s that simple. As customers, when we have a problem with a product or service, the last thing we want to do is to repeat ourselves again and again and again. Real World Story: My mother lost her credit card. I, therefore, needed to […]