Customer Service Aptitude Profile
About the Customer Service Aptitude Profile
The Customer Service Aptitude Profile (CS AP) measures the competencies needed for success in customer service roles.
The performance of customer service professionals can directly impact customer satisfaction and an organisation’s reputation. Based on previous research, this assessment can help individuals, coaches and organisations to hire effective customer service professionals and develop their existing employees.
The 7 competencies measured in the CS AP are:
Achievement Motivation - Using one’s inner drive to apply the effort needed to attain strategic goals
Composure - Staying calm under pressure and in difficult interactions
Cooperativeness - The level of comfort in working with others towards a common goal or purpose
Customer Orientation - Having a desire to help others while being sensitive to, and understanding of, their feelings
Sociability - Engaging with others and developing relationships effortlessly
Self Confidence - The level of belief one has in their own abilities and judgments
Upselling - Involves active strategies to increase value by suggesting additional products and services to customers
Customer Service Aptitude Profile Reports
The CS AP can be used for recruitment or development purposes and has two report options available.
CS AP Interview Guide: This report is designed to help you make informed hiring decisions by highlighting a candidate's strengths and weaknesses and providing interview questions for each competency.
CS AP Development Report: This report is designed to help customer service professionals develop their competencies and leverage their strengths. The report includes strategies that can be used in a coaching or development context.
Sample reports, along with additional information, can be found on the Resources page.