For about a month in college I tried telemarketing which, if it’s possible, crushed my beaten-down self-esteem even more.
It was brutal.
I remember one client the firm was working for wanted to send free diapers to people and they’d somehow procured a subscription list from Parenting Magazine. So we had a pretty good list of contacts for people who might want some.
It should have been easy. You’re a new parent? We’d love to send you a free box of diapers and when you’re done with them, just fill out a card and mail it back telling us what you thought.
Outside of being in Little League, I’ve never been screamed at so many times in my life. Read more…