This customer service video teaches skills that help turn angry customers into satisfied customers.
It's hard to keep your cool when dealing with difficult customers. After all, it's only human to get defensive and fight back—or cave in and give them whatever they demand.
What you need instead is a plan.
The guidelines presented in this brand new training video will help you calm angry customers. Once you bring them around, they're more likely to work with you to find a resolution that solves their complaint yet is fair to your organization.
This training video includes valuable tactics, including:
Your employees will learn to stay professional and not take it personally when they have to deal with difficult customers, whether in retail, health care, government, or wherever. They'll learn that their basic customer service skills are a first line of defense—it's hard for customers to be mean to someone who's being nice to them. And they'll learn three powerful "breakthrough techniques" that can be used if the situation escalates and threatens to get out of hand.
- Connect with the angry customer.
- Show empathy or apologize if appropriate.
- Guide the customer's attention toward solving the problem.
- Use positive language.
- Have the customer make small decisions.
- Take a timeout or draw the line.
- Know what you can offer.
Duration: 21 Minutes. [CC] Closed Captioned
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Clip 1 Use positive language... focus on what you can do for the customer.
Clip 2 Use basic customer service skills to turn things around before conflicts develop.
Clip 3 Ask short guiding questions — lead your customer to making small postivive decisions.