How To Make Hold Time A Good Time

In the over-the-phone customer service game, there is bound to be hold time. It’s inevitable. Anyone who has ever called any business (isn’t that all of us?) has been put on hold at some point or another. So, is hold time really a big deal? For many people, it is. Let’s be honest – we all know that no one really likes to sit on hold. So, as a customer service provider, it’s integral that…

What Are The Right And Wrong Ways To Place Callers On Hold?

No business owner is immune to having to represent his/her company over the phone. Whether it’s for booking appointments, making reservations or simply discovering the hours of operation, consumers call companies all the time. It’s so vital to remember that when representing your company over the phone, you don’t have the luxury of hand gestures, facial expressions and other types of body language to convey your message. As we’ve pointed out many times in the…