woman(Who is Jessica? Jessica – Over 2 years experience in insurance industry seeking Customer Service Representative job)

Terry: Tell me about a time when you had to handle an irate customer.

Jessica: I work part-time with my mother in a coffee shop.  There was one time where there was a mistake made on my part on their order.  The person was in a hurry and this was their first time there.  I rectified the situation by remaking their drinks, giving them a free coupon, apologizing profusely and telling them that we appreciate their business.  They happen to be a regular now.

Terry: That’s great.  It’s good when you can turn that around.

Jessica: Yes.

Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .

Q7. Tell me about a time when you . . . – JESSICA QUICK RATING – A

Good specific instance and what you did, should probably prepare

more customer service stories too if they ask for another one in insurance.

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