We’ve heard about hotel concierges and personal ones as well. However, the newest craze in the concierge world is for gift services. Typically, the hardest part of the gifting experience is discovering what gift is right for each important individual in our lives. This is where a concierge service can help. Choosing the right gift concierge service can mean the difference between happy loved ones during Christmas and expressionless smiles of unenjoyment. There are some key traits you should be looking for in a potential service before you even consider hiring them.
The first indication of a quality concierge service is their willingness to set up an initial consultation free of charge. There’s no reason that they wouldn’t be willing to meet with you for a brief chat to share their services and willingness to provide great results. Your initial consultation should include talking about your expectations from the service they provide and should establish the communication between how your relationship is going to work. You want to know the specifics of what you need to provide them and what they will provide you.
You should spend some time asking questions about the history of their concierge service. Simply asking how long they have been in business can allow you to get an insight into their history. Asking for past client references is something you should consider doing. A firm that has developed great relationships with their clients will have no problem sharing their current and past client references with you. They know that you’re doing your due diligence before hiring them. A firm that won’t share any client references may be trying to hide unhappy customers and should put up a red flag in your evaluation.
Any potential gift concierge firm should be extremely flexible. You are hiring them …» Read more