The problem with desks is that they can’t go with your employees to the bathroom or to lunch. And even if they could, they wouldn’t be able to bring their phones with them because of the wires. That means there are going to be times when your employees won’t be able to answer the phone, which means they’ll have to set up their voicemail.
But what should they say on their voicemail message? That’s where things get complicated. You want them to be kind, inviting, AND informative. That’s a lot for anyone who’s not super smart to tackle, so YOU should script it. Or, even better, you should let the Sean Adams University of Business Management Development Leadership script it for you!
Here’s what your employees should say on their voicemail away messages: