New Zealand have just done it, so could it work here?
Estate agents are bad, and I was the worst.
Everyone has a first shitty office job. You just need to survive it.
It was some of the easiest money I'd ever made—all I had to do was dodge the hands of my drunken, amorous clients.
Every week, I'd dress up as a Mad Scientist and entertain children with lab experiments like melting a Styrofoam cup with nail polish remover. As embarrassing as it was, it made me feel important.
It isn't an easy gig, but those who do the work usually don't have a whole lot of other options.
The face of poverty in the UK is changing. Fast.
In my experience, the majority of people who pick up the phone during the day are conversation-starved elderly people. Trying to bully money out of them makes you feel like a sociopath.