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Cold calling: World’s northernmost call center hopes to sell concept to locals, products throughout Norway


To all the greenies in Norway: if your dinner is interrupted by a phone call from someone selling magazines just remember they’re doing a job that’s far more environmentally responsible than coal mining in the country’s natural crown jewel.

Besides, the callers supposedly reveling in a workplace dominated by “prizes, pranks, cookie-making (and) trips” are just making a valuable offer snagged up by nearly 10 percent of the people answering the phone. Or so the bosses say.