Virginia's CTE Resource Center - Workplace Readiness Skills

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate customer-service skills.


Demonstration includes
  • addressing the needs of all customers (e.g., proactively engaging customers until they are satisfied)
  • providing helpful, courteous, and knowledgeable service (e.g., displaying a positive attitude, treating all customers with the same degree of professional respect, sharing information and knowledge honestly and forthrightly).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What does having a positive attitude mean in terms of work behavior?
  • How does a positive attitude help you in your personal life? In school? At work?
  • Why do you think employers put a premium on employees having a positive attitude?

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Seven Keys for Building Customer Loyalty—and Company Profits

The Importance of Achieving Customer Satisfaction

The Importance of Internal and External Customer Service