I Work At a Call Center

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    I Do...

    I work at the student call center at my university.  We call mostly our alumni and update their demographic information, give them campus news updates, and ask them for donations.  I've been working there for almost a month.  So far, I've gotten 1.5 donations...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    Oct 6, 2010

    I suffer from anxiety

    and depression. A call center is the last place I should be working. Yesterday a manager walked up to me a caught me avoiding calls. I'm terrified what will happen. I can't lose my job. I need the money. I have no experience or skills in anything and whenever I try to get a job...
    n0f1lt3r n0f1lt3r
    26-30, F
    Jul 30, 2015

    So, I have worked in a call center

    for 2 years....and let me tell you, I have encountered some of the most disgusting excuses for "humans" in my entire life. The other day I had a woman curse me out because I couldn't find a pair of pants in a store near her. She even went so far as to contact my supervisor, and...
    Nikki351 Nikki351
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jun 24, 2014

    From Freelance To...

    I used to work on my own or if ever with a group, I am my own boss and I do not boss people around. A sudden change of atmosphere may be a culture shock for me. I used to work not for the amount I will earn from it but for the cause I am working for to fulfill. Now here I...
    Helianthus Helianthus
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2008

    It Keeps The Lights On

    I work for a call center that is a third party vendor for a cellphone company. I really do enjoy it sometimes but you get the usual bs and drama on the phones and off. My only  real problem is my new operations manager because she's such a hardass. I have no problem striving for...
    bellflowerjedemase bellflowerjedemase
    Feb 11, 2011


    I've been working in a call center for the past 2 years. The company I work for has a contract technical computer support. All along part of our personal reviews have been dependent on customer surveys. Now these surveys let the customer have few choices: Satisfied...
    bookat57 bookat57
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2012

    Most Epic Name In Human History

    I know my last story in this group was posted years ago when I worked at a university call center. I no longer work there, as I am no longer a student, but I now work at another call center, this time at a hotel.  I make reservations, sell tickets, and place service orders...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    Oct 5, 2012
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