Tag Archives: customer service

Effective ways to build rapport with customers

Silvia Planella/ May 4, 2017

Building rapport over the phone with customers can be difficult. An experienced customer service agent knows it’s all about your tone of voice, having a genuine interest in a customer query and empathising with the customer. Here are some tips to increase customer satisfaction levels. Smile Research indicated that customers can differentiate between different vocal intonations. Smiling affects how you

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Arema Connect Staff Awards 2016 and Quiz Night

Silvia Planella/ April 7, 2017

Last Friday the office was ablaze with good cheer and the Friday feeling was evident more so than a typical Happy Friday! On Friday the 31st March 2017 at 8 p.m. Arema Connect had its annual staff awards and quiz night party in Larry Tompkins Pub in Cork City. The Arema Connect Staff Awards 2016 The Arema Connect Staff Awards

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Seeing New Potential

James Purcell/ October 9, 2016

New Eye Care Specialist Contract Arema Connect is happy to announce more good news this summer. We have acquired a new client. They are one of the UK’s leading optician companies with many years of experience in the optical industry. Arema Connect already works with one of Ireland’s largest hearing aid specialists and we are delighted to expand our healthcare client

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What Makes a Great Customer Service Agent?

James Purcell/ July 4, 2016

The Key Skills Every Call Centre Agent Should Possess Every time a customer service representative answers a call he or she is representing one of our client companies and the caller expects first-rate customer support. Each customer service representative should have certain qualities which ensure that each client is represented in a professional and friendly manner. Each representative must be

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Improving First Contact Resolution in Customer Service

James Purcell/ June 13, 2016

FCR (First Contact Resolution) in a Call Centre First contact resolution is one of the most important metrics in customer service. Improving the FCR rate means that more calls can be answered in a timely manner. This boosts a company’s customer service levels, and our clients gain a reputation for having great customer service. Pinpoint the Issue  Summarising the call

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2 New Clients for Arema Connect

James Purcell/ April 25, 2016

Healthcare and Technology Arema Connect is once again delighted to announce the acquisition of two new clients. It is a testament to our blended customer service representatives and our bespoke services that we work with companies in several different sectors. Before any campaign begins comprehensive training is carried out and the policies of the new company are taken on board.

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Customer Support Tailored for E-Commerce

James Purcell/ March 7, 2016

Customer Service over the Phone, through Live chat, by E-mail and on Social media The e-commerce sector shows no signs of slowing down. According to reports carried out by internetretailer.com e-commerce in the U.S grew by 14.6% in 2015, totalling $341.7 billion in sales. Here in Ireland, things are also looking up, an article published by the independent states that Ireland ranks

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9 Things you need for a Successful E-commerce site

James Purcell/ February 22, 2016

The E-Commerce Checklist E-commerce businesses have been around since the early 90’s and in the time following the new millennium, online stores have exploded to the point where for every bricks and mortar store there are thousands of online retail stores. Furthermore, these brick and mortar stores are now almost obliged to have an online hub of their own for customers

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Email Customer Service

James Purcell/ January 25, 2016

4 Tips for Delivering Top Class Email Customer Service in a Call Centre We at Arema Connect have experience in handling email customer support for a wide range of companies, some of which include IT support, product quality, retail and tourism. Our knowledge in this area of customer service has taught us that every email counts and they are becoming increasingly more popular. This is

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