Local Gov Life

Local Gov Life - S05 Episode 04: Customer Service in the Local Government Space

Episode Summary

People remember local government interactions for two primary reasons: they had a great experience, or they had a terrible one. But how do you foster a customer service mindset?

Episode Notes

Does customer service matter in your local gov? It matters to citizens. We interview two experts in local government public service to find out how they organize customer service improvement efforts. Our first guest, Cory Fleming, directs ICMA’s 311/CRM consulting services, where she provides contract services to local governments implementing centralized customer service systems. Our second guest, James Sullivan, is a public sector consultant and 311 advocate who helps organizations plan customer service strategies based on what their constituents need.

If you're looking for advice on developing a customer service mindset in your local gov, this episode is for you.

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