The Employee Engagement Blog

The Employee Engagement Blog

What Do High Performing Companies All Have in Common? Happy Employees.

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Dec 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The link between employee satisfaction and productivity is simpler than you think.

Every year, Glassdoor compiles a list of the “Best Places to Work.” The good people over at Glassdoor measure the quantity, quality, and consistency of employee-submitted reviews for companies across the nation, and the globe, to come up with a comprehensive catalog of 50 companies that employees absolutely adore. It turns out, the same companies that make the Best Places to Work list, also top out the S&P 500 according to CNBC. Coincidence? We think not.

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Topics: employee engagement, employee satisfaction, productivity, employee productivity

Survey Incentives:  What You Need to Know

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Nov 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Offering an incentive for customer feedback is tricky, but profitable.

Most of us have been asked to take a customer feedback survey, but unless we’re blown away by a service, or angry as a badger, it’s unlikely we’ll justify taking the time to submit to the request. That’s where incentives come in – you scratch our back, we’ll scratch yours. 

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Topics: managed service providers, customer feedback, surveys

Should You Use Social Media to Solicit Customer Feedback?

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Nov 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The pros and cons of social media to get customer opinions

Social media is a popular way for companies to engage with customers one-on-one. Many companies use their social media platforms as a way to solicit feedback and learn what “fans” are thinking so they can address potential problems. On the flip side, more and more customers are choosing social media as the preferred method for reaching companies when they have an issue. In fact, a Conversocial study found that 43% of customers now expect social media channels to be integrated with other customer service channels.

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Topics: Customer Service, customer feedback

KISSing Customers: Cognitive Overload and How It Gets in the Way of Feedback.

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Oct 25, 2017 2:37:00 PM

If you ask your customers to think too much about the job you’re doing, they’re not going to tell you how well you’re doing it.

No question about it. We want to get feedback from our customers – but here’s the thing: they’re not always willing to tell us what they think, even when we offer them the opportunity. What’s up with that?

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Topics: crewhu features, managed service providers, Customer Service, customer feedback

Why You Should Crave Negative Customer Feedback

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Oct 11, 2017 2:16:00 PM

Finding strength in humility.

You’ve failed – a customer is livid, ranting, and talking about going elsewhere. Convention demands a calm, non-defensive, humble exterior; after all, the customer’s always right – even when they’re wrong. Handling criticism functionally might be the most difficult aspect of conducting any type of business; it’s also the most crucial

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Topics: employee engagement, crewhu features, managed service providers, Customer Service

The Absolute Most Valuable Things Employees Want from You

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Sep 27, 2017 2:12:00 PM

It’s reinforcement that you should never hold fast to the tenet of “business as usual.”

How’s your budget? Have you funded it to the “money is no object” level so you can attract the top talent? Don’t be too upset if the answer is no. 

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Topics: employee recognition, employee engagement, crewhu features, managed service providers

Connecting the Dots: Why You Should Connect With at Least 1 Customer Every Day

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Sep 13, 2017 2:13:00 PM

They’re the ones who need to tell you how you’re doing.

How often do you talk to your customers? If your answer is, “When they call you,” it’s time to make some changes. You’re missing out on powerful opportunities to find out how your business can help them.

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Topics: crewhu features, managed service providers, Customer Service

5 Ways to Increase Customer Satisfaction Survey Responses

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Aug 10, 2017 12:04:06 AM

Make it easy for your customers to provide feedback

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Topics: managed service providers, Customer Service

Feedback Surveys Can Give You Great Insight into Customer Happiness

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Jun 5, 2017 11:14:27 AM

            

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Topics: managed service providers, Customer Service

Improving Customer Satisfaction Scores

Posted by Alona Bolotnikova on Feb 2, 2017 1:47:12 PM

            

Happy customers should be a priority for any business, and using customer service management tools like a client satisfaction survey provides you with invaluable information. Based on client data, improving a CSAT score from the 70%’s to the 90%’s can take little effort, but increases client retention over 50%. So what is a simple way to increase your customer satisfaction scores?

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Topics: managed service providers, Customer Service