Why Appointments Skyrocket in Pandemic Environment
As COVID infection rates continued to climb, it became clear that there would be no immediate return to normal. Banking-by-appointment, once a nice-to-have option, is now a critical tool to maintain efficient, safe operations and grow business in the foreseeable future.
Optimize Staffing During the COVID Crisis
COVID-19 has changed how every organization interacts with its clientele. Tasked with everything from new cleaning and sanitizing regimens to enforcing social distancing guidelines, banking leaders struggle to balance customer or member satisfaction and safe, efficient operations.
How Regions Bank Makes Customers Feel Safe
While many states are reopening or adjusting their restrictions, banks and credit unions must deliver nimble responses to demands from customers and employees for safety. As COVID becomes a long-term reality, striking the right balance between safety and efficient operations is key.
How Fifth Third is Sustaining Customers & Community During COVID and Beyond
When COVID caused widespread closures in March, Fifth Third Bank pivoted quickly. They closed branches to walk-ins, promoted drive-thru window transactions, and extended the ability to make one-on-on appointments to all customers who wanted to meet with a banker either in-person or by phone.
BankNewport’s Amy Riccitelli on Pandemic Banking and How Appointment Scheduling Made the Difference
Online and traditional media outlets have been well populated with stories of the ways that banks and other financial institutions have responded to the pandemic, and how, despite the disruptions to our normal way of doing business, have provided unparalleled levels of service to their customers.
As Banks Deal with Rush for SBA Loans, Customer Service and Appointment Scheduling is Key
Small businesses in need of urgent financial assistance from COVID-19 disruptions are looking to banks for help. The small business loan program, part of the CARES Act, was launched last week, but a confusing set of guidelines from the federal government has left banks scrambling.
TimeTrade’s Essential Banking Package Offers Banks and Credit Unions a Quick-Start Option for Online Scheduling
In response to overwhelming demand for a scheduling solution that's quick to implement, but still powerful enough to balance COVID-19 restrictions and a coming surge in banking demand resulting from the CARES Act, TimeTrade created the Essential Banking Package. Here's why.
Why Digital Channels Are Critical for Supporting Your Banking Customers During COVID-19 and Beyond
As individuals and organizations, we’re all navigating a sea of uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. Banks and credit unions are not exempt, and are being forced to make tough decisions that balance the need to protect employees and customers, while providing much needed support and service.