Alternative Job Title

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  1. BreakGuy macrumors 6502a

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    So after almost six months of back breaking job hunting, I've finally found a job doing direct marketing (mainly outbound telephone sales). I'm not sure what the proper job title is. I don't like the sound of 'Telemarketer' or 'Direct Marketer' because there are generally unpleasant connotations associated with those titles.

    If anyone has any ideas of an interesting job title for this position, I'd be more than happy to hear it. Thanks.
     
  2. OzExige macrumors 6502

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  4. Tomorrow macrumors 604

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    Because there are generally unpleasant connotations associated with those jobs.

    I'm all for calling a spade a spade. Flight attendants are still stewardesses, administrative assistants are still secretaries, custodians are still janitors. And you're still a telemarketer.

    Giving it a different name doesn't make it any more or less glamorous, or any more or less distasteful. It's a job. Get over it.
     
  5. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    Nuisance.

    Please remove me from your call database. kthxbai
     
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  7. RITZFit macrumors 65816

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    Sales Associate, Sales Representative, Sales Advisor, Service Representative??
     
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  9. WRP macrumors 6502a

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    How about:
    Dinner Ruining Specialist
    Annoyance Perfection Agent
     
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    Thank you Fuzzy. :D
     
  11. rdowns, Apr 13, 2012
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    rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    Stop hating on the sales guy. Remember, until they sell something, most of you have no job.
     
  12. velocityg4 macrumors 68040

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    Scumbag, Granny Fleecer, Annoyance. When you start calling people you'll start hearing words you never knew existed.
     
  13. localoid macrumors 68020

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    Using the US Dept. of Labor's official DOT code number of 299.357-014 instead of a job title might make your previous job sound more intriguing.
     

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