Staff Employee Retention

Think that poor employee retention is only causing you internal hassles like re-recruitment costs and staff disruption? Think again. Research by Harvard Business School has demonstrated a clear link between staff retention and profit. Called the “Service-Profit” chain, the link was discovered a few decades ago and is even more relevant today.

In this section, we provide insight into the links between staff retention, customer service, customer satisfaction and profit. We show you how to use regular staff feedback to improve you staff retention and ultimately turbo-boost both your employees’ and your customers’ experiences.

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The Behaviour Business: Book Review

We all know that if we can influence customers' behaviour, we stand a better chance of succeeding in our business goals. In order to understand the science of customer behaviour, especially in digital environments, this month we read, "The…
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How To Get Customer Feedback From The Emails You Are Already Sending

“The reports of email’s demise have been greatly exaggerated,” Mark Twain might have said. Email is the big daddy of business communications. More and more are sent every year despite repeated predictions to the contrary. Whatever gets…
ParentPay CSAT
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ParentPay Passes CSAT Exam With Flying Colors

Schools have undergone a cashless revolution since ParentPay launched its innovative payment solution in 2002. As a result of removing cash, schools have saved millions of hours of time accounting for meals, trips, uniforms and other school…
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New McKinsey research reveals major failings in traditional customer survey programs

We always knew that CX leaders and the brands they represent are poorly served by typical customer surveys. Why? Because of what CX pros tell us about low response rates associated with traditional surveys. And because of all the knock-on…
back to work post covid survey templates
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Your Back To Office Post-Covid Employee Feedback Kit

It’s been a long time coming. But now is the time to start planning to welcome employees back to the office, and back to brand new working arrangements. It won’t be straightforward. Acclimatising to 100% working from home had plenty…
customer journey mapping templates guide
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6 great customer journey mapping templates

Customer journey mapping is really important to ensure you fully understand your opportunities for garnering and applying customer feedback. You can find your way through this challenge in our Journey Mapping Guide. A critical step in putting…
Survey Response Drivers launch
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What’s new in 2021 so far? A rundown of the latest Customer Thermometer updates and features

It’s been a tough period for so many people, but we’re excited and optimistic about what the rest of 2021 has in store. We’re as determined as ever to support our customers with loads of useful new features and integration capabilities. We’ve…
How to create a customer journey map
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How to create a customer journey map

Extracting maximum value from customer feedback requires structure rather than a scattergun approach. Welcome to the world of customer journey mapping, for which we’ve created a cartographic-inspired guide to help you navigate.  You can…
Closed Loop
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Move the Needle on CSAT and NPS® with Closed Loop

We’re very excited to share that we’ve added a new Closed Loop feature to Customer Thermometer to expand the value of real-time feedback. It takes our concept of the 1-click survey to the next level, where you aren’t just measuring and…
Retention Point Krob Book Review
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Retention Point by Robert Skrob: Book Review

The era of the subscription economy was already in full swing before the events of the last 12 months put it into overdrive. Increased buyer preferences for as-a-service models (in B2C and B2B alike) and the enabling effect of widespread digital…
2021 mega trends customer service email
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A Meta Analysis of 2021 Mega Trends

Opinions of how the future will turn out can differ wildly, even among leading experts in their fields. And you won’t know who was right and who was wrong until long after the fact. There is no shortage of 2021 predictions to consult. We…
CX Customer Experience Program 2021
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How To Keep Close To Customers: Customer Experience 2021

2021 is going to be utterly unique. Sweeping changes in our habits has created a rush to do everything digitally... One of the most fascinating bits of research to cross our desks of late is the ‘Gartner Top Strategic Technology Trends…