We surveyed 3,935 telemarketers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical telemarketer. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a telemarketer?
Working as a telemarketer typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a telemarketer?
A career as a telemarketer typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as a telemarketer?
It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as a telemarketer. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for telemarketers.
Do telemarketers work full-time or part-time?
67% of telemarketers work in full-time roles while 33% work part-time.
Is being a telemarketer stressful?
Stress is very commonplace for telemarketers, contributing negatively towards career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as a telemarketer?
Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a telemarketer.
How competitive is the workplace for telemarketers?
Telemarketers see mild competition in their workplace.
Does being a telemarketer require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Telemarketers will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.
Are telemarketers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Telemarketers rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.
Do telemarketers have control over the direction of their work?
Telemarketers tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Is being a telemarketer physically demanding?
Work as a telemarketers is rarely physically demanding, making it a suitable option for those unable to perform physically strenuous tasks.
Does being a telemarketer require attention to detail?
Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a telemarketer.
Does being a good telemarketer require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a telemarketer.