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Old 02-08-2014, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by oqueoque View Post
I worked at ChemLawn in the 90's, but I was in the telephone sales room. It might have been the only job I hated in my life. My ear would be in pain at the end of the night from pressing the receiver against my head. I remember calling people and having them complain, that I was the third person who had called them that night from ChemLawn. It wasn't well organized, but they were signing up a ton of customers. I stayed the month of February & quit.
Actually, it sounds to me like you may have actually worked for TruGreen-ChemLawn. Which in reality was just TruGreen with the ChemLawn name tacked onto it, after they were acquired by ServiceMaster and merged with TG in 1992. What you are describing was the typical TruGreen sales nightly "boiler room" that they had before the National "Do Not Call" list was implemented by the Feds.
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