It seem that many people, fed up with the mass of cold-calls received throughout the day have begun to fight back, according to a recent study by psychologist Koul Glint at the Tele-marketing Research Centre. One of his study samples told us,
“It was when I retired prematurely that I realised that the cause of my ever-increasing blood pressure was inconvenient cold calls and decide I needed to fight back, the perfect answer seemed to be to use whatever means possible to urge the cold caller to hang up on me. I began by lying ridiculously about my age, exaggerating my fitness claims, telling one caller I was in my mid-seventies, never ate fruit, took no supplements and skate-boarded three time a week with my pub-mates as long as it wasn’t raining, hoping that skewed his health survey. Without doubt the most pleasurable “Game” is to point out to the caller that I suffer from Tourette syndrome, throwing in the odd tic, pop and click, obviously the keen sales person is eager to continue and once he has started his pitch I bombard him with the odd “Fuck, shit, bastard, oh sorry.” It doesn’t take long before the hardiest give up!” Another favoured by many participants was, "Please do not hang up, you have called a crime scene, were you having a homosexual affair with the victim, was he your lover........etc."
Koul Glint continues with his study due to be published in the New Year.
New craze sweeps the nation!
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It seem that many people, fed up with the mass of cold-calls received throughout the day have begun to fight back, according to a recent study by psychologist Koul Glint at the Tele-marketing Research Centre. One of his study samples told us,Posted 6 years ago #
For counterpoint in this piece, you might contact "a large multinational" for information on how they train their call centre workers. "I.*.M", a large Semiconductor and software marketing firm has a call centre in Bangalore, where Voice & Accent training are part of the White Man's Burden, these days. There are also Courses on culture, and applicants with EN lit background are encouraged. F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby) you'll recall, pointed out that "The rich are different".
So I've applied to sacrifice myself in the Raj to teach impoverished, starving call centre Hindi and Sikhs how to understand and deal with rich Brits and Yanks.
Don't you find the naiveté of these great big head honchos rather touching? Alls yer has ter do is git a training course together....O Temporé, O mores.Posted 6 years ago #
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