The Worst Industries for Customer Service
Anyone in the service professionals will tell you that customer satisfaction can be a hit or miss proposition depending on many variables. Obviously, most customer service representatives and organizations strive to provide not just good customer service, but the best customer service possible. In an ideal world, they will meet and exceed customer needs, wants and expectations in order to retain customers and generate positive word-of-mouth publicity.
If you have wondered how your overall industry stacks up from a satisfaction standpoint, check out the linked article below. It outlines the results from a quarterly study customer satisfaction survey done by Zendesk, a company that supplies businesses with customer service software. The article points out the five industries with the worst customer satisfaction ratings for the second quarter of 2013.
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About Robert C. Lucas
Bob Lucas has been a trainer, presenter, customer service expert, and adult educator for over four decades. He has written hundreds of articles on training, writing, self-publishing, and workplace learning skills and issues. He is also an award-winning author who has written thirty-seven books on topics such as, writing, relationships, customer service, brain-based learning, and creative training strategies, interpersonal communication, diversity, and supervisory skills. Additionally, he has contributed articles, chapters, and activities to eighteen compilation books. Bob retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1991 after twenty-two years of active and reserve service.
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