Political speechwriters might be getting a lot of media attention. The latest is that Millennial Jon Favreau who had been writing for President Obama forever is leaving on March 1 and could be headed to Hollywood to pen screenplays. Nice work if you can get it and most of us scriptwriters can't.
But there is growing demand for our skill in call centers. Check the help-wanted and more and more companies are crying out for manpower for call centers to explain health insurance, complete orders for flowers or candy, and connect the aging with the best community resources.
Our expertise, ranging from understanding the nature of oral communication to putting together scripts, is what they need. No, it ain't part of the world of glam. But it is steady work that pays reasonably well.