One Stop Business andamp; Career Center to celebrate National Customer Service Week |

One Stop Business andamp; Career Center to celebrate National Customer Service Week

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE andamp;#8212;Nearly everyone is in the customer care business. Whether you answer phones all day, tend to patients, teach students or help prepare payroll, you have customers. The One Stop Business andamp; Career Center and Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce invite Truckee businesses and agencies to join them in celebrating great service and service providers.Nationally, Customer Service Week, to be held Oct. 3-7, is an event devoted to recognizing the importance of customer service and honoring the people who provide great service. It was started by the International Customer Service Association in 1988 and is always the first full week of October. andamp;#8220;This year’s theme is Refresh, Recharge, Reconnect,andamp;#8221; said Christine Hoxsie, staffing specialist at the One Stop. andamp;#8220;In today’s economy, businesses are doing more with less and expectations are high. Providing excellent service is more important than ever. Celebrating and focusing on service is a great reminder how the small things add up to loyalty and customer retention.andamp;#8221;Expect the Best Customer Service WeekSecret Shoppers are out and about prepared to catch great service in the act! Winners will receive a certificate of excellence and a gift donated by a local business. If you would like your business to be shopped, e-mail Christine Hoxsie at and agencies can attend customer service training. Customer Service Boot Camp: Refresh, Recharge, Reconnect is a one-hour, fast-paced session geared to revisit key skills with all staff. Boot Camp will take place Wednesday, Oct. 12, 8 a.m. at the Larkspur Hotel Truckee andamp;#8211; Tahoe, 1131 Brockway Road.Cost is $20 per person. The training camp session is being provided by trainers Amanda Wigno and Kathy Garcia. Seating is limited. Call 530-265-7088 to reserve your spot.Celebrate with your staff. Throw a party. Thank your customers. Give out treats. Put up a banner. Celebrate and reward great service!For more information, call the One Stop Business andamp; Career Center at 530-265-7088.andamp;#8212; Submitted to

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