Market Force Phone Calls

Just curious, does anybody else get absolutely hounded by phone calls from Marketforce? I typically get 4-6 calls a day at a minimum from up to three different phone numbers. It's gotten to the point where I've added all the numbers I've been called from for them to my contacts so I can easily ignore their calls. When I don't answer they'll call 2-3 times back to back before leaving a voicemail (which is extra annoying since my phone is set to auto turn off Do Not Disturb if I get a call twice in a row from the same number, just in case I have a work or family emergency)

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Consider answering the phone and seeing what they have to offer. If it’s not enough to entice you, ask for whatever bonus would. If schedulers are calling you, they are often ready to actually pay you. If you want to make decent money in this business, the first step is to answer the phone when MSC’s call.

Hard work builds character and homework is good for your soul.
I only answer the calls from the stateside scheduler. If the overseas schedulers call me a couple of times I will then call the stateside scheduler to see what's up. She seems to have more authority award bonuses than the overseas folks.
Yes, and I very rarely answer the phone for two reasons. One, I know exactly what shops are on the board, generally the same 3 shops that are available. If I want to do one of them, I'll answer the phone. Second, they call probably 75% of the time when I'm at my steady job or doing MS work and the one lady that calls will keep you on the phone forever so it's not just a 30 second call.

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@Jenny Cassada wrote:

Yes, and I very rarely answer the phone for two reasons. One, I know exactly what shops are on the board, generally the same 3 shops that are available. If I want to do one of them, I'll answer the phone. Second, they call probably 75% of the time when I'm at my steady job or doing MS work and the one lady that calls will keep you on the phone forever so it's not just a 30 second call.

The few times I've answered, the price they were offering was either the same as what was listed on the board, or a few times actually less than the price listed on the board. The one time they were offered a higher bonus over the phone it wasn't properly applied and it was like pulling teeth to get it actually paid out.

Online I've never had any issues with the listed payment, and I can do the request an additional bonus, and I can pick and choose exactly what shops interest me and/or are actually worthwhile.
@awestover89

Another thought: If you typically do shops for the rates posted online, schedulers might call you, hoping to get you to do them for those compensation levels - which would increase the number of calls you receive. However, if you start to require higher payments, you might reduce the number of calls you get for "base" amounts and, thereby, only get calls when schedulers have the ability to offer strong compensation.

If you can get to locations that are difficult to schedule, bonuses can get pretty impressive sometimes. I've done $6 gas shops with $250 bonuses before - as have others on this board. This can be the start of a very profitable day route.

Hard work builds character and homework is good for your soul.
It is annoying that they won't leave a voicemail until they call back 2 or 3 times. I do get some decent bonuses on the phone calls though.
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