This is going to be controversial…. With the changing times, if you’re still sending out stand-alone satisfaction surveys asking for feedback on every aspect of a customers’ stay, what information are you really trying to collect?
In a noisy marketplace, relying on a specific product and / or traditional service staple as a differentiator isn’t the best strategy to get your hotel or restaurant noticed. Creating a service experience that feels as though it’s one of a kind is how customer service focused businesses will win in the future.
All businesses strive to provide excellent customer service but there’s a fine line between service and servility. In many situations, employees and managers fall in to the trap of extreme servility.
The way that you and your team respond in a service recovery situation can turn a negative experience in to a positive one OR create a lasting negative impression about your business.
Dealing with angry customers is going to happen, there’s really no way around it. Even the best run operations will have a hiccup form time to time. As a manager, you will be faced with getting employees back in the game in a constructive way. These five techniques will help recovery and hopefully make your team stronger for it.