Phone Etiquette for a New Age
by: Terah Shelton Harris
Take the time to teach text-friendly staff how to field phone calls properly and professionally.
Proper phone etiquette is essential in a health club environment. Many people prefer to call ahead to ask simple questions, rather than physically coming in. It’s their way of getting a “feel” for your facility. As a manager/owner, you want that introductory phone call to translate into a new membership. However, phone communication has degraded among young adults working the front desk, and it’s easy to see why.
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