Answering Your Phone: Is it You or Memorex?

Make or Break Moments

Posted by Deborah Chaddock Brown on August 25, 2010 under Telephone Moments | 2 Comments to Read Often our first interaction with our customer is over the phone.

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Interviewing Candidates Remotely: Things to Keep in Mind

Small Business CEO

While interviews remain the most popular way to assess candidates, it is not always possible to set up a face-to-face interaction. To overcome the costs and problems of an in-person interview, recruiters can interact with candidates remotely, over the phone or a video call.

2019 74

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Does Your CRM System Help Your Business Grow? Interview: @batchblue

Productive & Organized

  Do you have plans to support any other smart phones?  Pamela that is great, so how can people get started and what is the cost? We can’t have an interview here and not talk about productivity! 

2011 226

Productive Communication & Marketing : How to Manage All of Those Links! Interview with @ItsMyURLs CEO @hustle247

Productive & Organized

  Today I interview the CEO of the Boston-based company, Eddy Inserra, and he'll tell us more about how you can connect all of your websites in one spot and reference ONE url or QR code.  Thank you, Steph, glad to be interviewed on P&O! 

2011 280

It is Easy to Answer "Where Does My Time Go" with Chrometa - Interview CEO @BrettOwens

Productive & Organized

  For example, maybe I don't want to track when iTunes is syncing my phone.    As I get more ingrained with my iPhone I find that I’m doing a lot of work (even editing videos) right on the phone

2011 230

Interview with Steve Pritchard from hiremyparents.com

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 130

Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

Productive & Organized

And, at the same time, people were increasingly starting to rely on their mobile devices for much more than making phone calls.   Are you on other phone platforms?    Great, so how can people get started and what is the cost?

2011 218

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Interview with Doria Camaraza.

Service Untitled

Click “read more&# to read the interview. Right up to our CEO, we feel that customer service is really a business driver and a lot of businesses feel that it is a cost. Question: How do you approach design and how do you use your phone menu?

Interview with Rob Siefker of Zappos – Part 4 of 4

Service Untitled

This is the fourth and final part of my interview with Rob Siefker, the Director of the Customer Loyatly Team at Zappos. You can read part one of the interview here , part two here , and part three here. They can listen to phone calls. They’ve learned the ones that they want and they just want to answer the phones on a day–to–day basis. And it comes through in the phone call. It’s not a cost.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Treating Job Candidates Badly: Why.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Thursday, July 29, 2010 Treating Job Candidates Badly: Why It May Come Back to Haunt Employers Everyone has a bad interview story.

2010 193

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Call Abandonment Basics

Service Untitled

Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Call Abandonment Basics Douglas October 21, 2009 Behind the Scenes , Customer Service Experience 4 Comments Phone systems (also called IVRs or PBXes) usually measure something referred to as a call abandonment rate.

2009 52

Top 5 Tips for Hiring New Employees

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 130

Our iPad Review

Small Business Labs

Over the last few months we've interviewed a number of small businesses who use iPads.  We   Also, the iPad has not fully replaced notebook computers for most of the people we interviewed

2010 157

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Wright, Author So Youve Got the Job Interview - Now What? This morning the phone rang - youve got an interview! Obviously you really want the job, and to get this job, youve got to really shine in the interview.

2009 141

Is Remote Work Good for Your Career?

On The Job

Since people began working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, much has been written about how this is a trend here to stay -- more of us will now work from home and our companies will love it because workers will be more productive and it will save on commercial real estate costs.

2020 149

5 Things You Should Know About a Company Before You Accept Their Offer

Productivity Bits

Y ou’ve just received a phone call offering you a job. With the high cost of healthcare, health insurance is often an important consideration when accepting or declining a job, especially if the candidate is not covered under a spouse’s health insurance plan. Personal Development accepting a job offer dissect a job offer employment questions things to ask during job interview things to consider before accepting a job offerCopyright © 2011 Productivity Bits.

2011 126

Worsening Access To Finance For UK Small Business

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 173

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Advantages of using customer.

Service Untitled

All it took was my phone number and email address, and I would earn money back on all of my purchases. If it costs five times as much to find a new customer when you lose an old one, then reward programs are indeed worth every penny spent.

2010 52

The secrets of a top copywriting pro | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Well, Dean came through with flying colors and sent me half the interview – by the time I hit the end, I couldn’t wait to read the rest. And you’ll learn why right here in this valuable interview with a pro copywriter. Spending half the day on the phone.

2010 67

Will Your Customers Buy From You Tomorrow?

Dumb Little Man

Done right, email communication is nearly universal, fast, specific, and almost cost-free. Websites that cultivate relationships with visitors involve the same kind of give-and-take that occurs in face-to-face meetings and phone conversations.

2019 235

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

AI tools such as Deloitte’s LaborWise can provide managers with analytics to recognize high-cost locations, roadblocks and even supply information about which departments are overworked or understaffed. For the majority of us, AI is something only seen in sci-fi films.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Minimum Service Charges

Service Untitled

Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Minimum Service Charges Douglas April 16, 2009 Customer Satisfaction 6 Comments I was going to hire a company today to do something fairly simple that would have cost about $45 (that was the advertised price). No matter if you get the most basic service or one that costs exactly the minimum service charge, you have to pay that minimum service charge if you want them to do any work for you.

2009 40

Virtual Assistant Rates- You Want to Charge What?

Tips From T. Marie

Would you be shocked if I told you that the average time spent dealing with a business phone call (which includes all processing procedures such as getting caller information, etc.) Second , they fail to figure in the costs of self –employment. It means if the VA’s you’re interviewing are quoting low rates like this you might want to think twice before hiring them.

2010 178

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Clutter Coach

Although I have my laptop and my phone with me, I feel unconnected to my life at home, in a good way. I am thinking of ways I can offer this cost effectively. This post, an interview with Christine Arylo , shares similar views. . by I’ve been reading Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Early in the book, she tells readers how important it is to start with a vision of how you want your life to be after getting organized.

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Top Benefits Of Being Cheap

Dumb Little Man

I do not save money at anyone else’s expense and I care about value, not cost. I sold my phone and bought two, one of which I shared with my father. This simpler and cheaper phone allows me to work as a software engineer. We invest all the extra money that could have gone to interest payments or the newest phones. I do not buy anything to portray a better image of myself unless it’s a suit for a job interview.

2017 155

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

And yet assistants help file digital documents and manage calls through their cell phones, so the skills required for these tasks haven’t completely gone away. I am disappointed that the writer did not interview more companies. The cost is about $30,000.

2020 260

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Clutter Coach

Although I have my laptop and my phone with me, I feel unconnected to my life at home, in a good way. I am thinking of ways I can offer this cost effectively. This post, an interview with Christine Arylo , shares similar views. . by I’ve been reading Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Early in the book, she tells readers how important it is to start with a vision of how you want your life to be after getting organized.

2015 100

Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Update phone extension list to ensure callers are directed to the appropriate person. Explore ways to reduce supply costs by 5% to 10%. Scheduling a performance evaluation meeting and setting measurable goals can be stressful or even seem unproductive to some.

2018 186

Digital Marketing Guide for Book Authors and Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Twenty years ago, marketing a new book might have involved radio interviews, local book signings, perhaps even talks or festival appearances. After all, if you want a website, that’s going to cost hundreds of pounds … right? It also doesn’t need to cost you much at all.

2019 93

How to Find (and Utilize) the Best Virtual Assistant For Your Solo Business

The Solopreneur Life

Larry: How much do virtual assistants cost? That’s a great question to ask while interviewing though. Ads, resumes, references, background checks, phone calls and emails trying to find that “perfect fit”… it’s a pain for a busy entrepreneur.

2012 236

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Being a Hiring Manager Doesn't Give.

On The Job

Now, I think its time I gave some pointers to interviewers. Rules for being a good hiring manager/interviewer: 1. It may cost you some time in the beginning, but it will save you in the long run when job seekers tie up your phone lines or e-mail asking, "Did you get my resume?"

2009 141

3 Video Marketing Tips For Small Business

Small Business CEO

One of the biggest difficulties small businesses face in developing an online video presence is the dollars – so many entrepreneurs scratch their head at the cost of video production for online marketing. Interview with Industry Insiders. Interviews with Consumers on the Street.

2012 103

Service Providers - Consider this Tool for Accurate Time Tracking and Client Billing

Productive & Organized

  Allow me to specify different costs per client and per project.  Rachel Minihan is the Principal at Purple Phone PR & Marketing , a digital marketing firm that provides strategy and content creation for web marketing. 

2011 211

Can you go from creative and productive in a corporate job to a mess working for yourself?

Productive & Organized

etc press releases and corresponding interviews, responses, etc. My FAVORITE 1400 - Any time I had issue with any type of technical issue from my pc or laptop to pager to phone to printer to cell phone, you name it, I dialed 1400 and that group took care of it for me. 

2012 221

The Role of a Writing Coach

Daily Writing Tips

The relationship between a writing coach and a writer generally begins with a face-to-face or phone interview in which the writing coach asks the writer about the project, what the writer hopes to accomplish with it, and what’s holding the writer back.

2013 106

We are Fighting Against Cancer & Relaying For Life on Saturday - Check Out This Great Organizing Package

Productive & Organized

This method works much better than old-fashioned alphabetic methods and is a great alternative to costly and time consuming scanning and imaging solutions.   In this audio program, Lisa Montanaro is interviewed by Shelley MacDonald Beaulieu of One Roast Vegetable. 

2011 199

How to Land More Clients and Boost Your Income by Teaching

Men With Pens

Tons of professional writers offer consultations (in person, online, or by phone), e-courses, lectures, tutoring, coaching, conference presentations, and workshops in places as diverse as their own living rooms and large auditoriums. Get the wooden desks and dusty chalkboards out of your mind.

2012 69

Being on Time May Be an Impossible Task

On The Job

They're late for phone interviews, they're late for meetings and sometimes they never even show up. It's estimated that employee lateness costs about $3 billion annually, but lots of successful people run late: Bill Clinton is known for his inability to stick to a schedule. We're juggling the demands of work and home, and many toil for our companies even when we're physically not at work through e-mail and phone calls. Is being late a sin?

2008 100

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Pay attention or it could cost your company money. It was going to cost our company $5,000 plus in cancellation fees. There is value in getting to know people, even if it is just over email or the phone. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

2010 141

How to Make Money Teaching English Online

Daily Writing Tips

Some schools do operate via apps, so you may be able to use your phone to teach these – helpful if you want to teach on the go. With most sites, you can expect to be interviewed – which may well include the site testing your internet connection and the quality of the audio.

2019 76

Small Business Start-Up Idea – C.V. Writing Service | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 195

Small Business World News Round-up – 209/11/24

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 158

Sending flowers and customer service

Service Untitled

Many of us order our flowers over the phone or the Internet, and since holidays are a one shot deal when it comes to flowers being at their required destination on time, we as consumers hold florists to a high level of “flower” responsibility.