macht arbeit frei?

Conversations with employees from a call centre in Berlin

2013-2014

Website EN/DE​

Between 2011 and 2012 the number of new immigrants in Berlin increased by almost 10%, from 69,936 to 77,104; 68,000 of them are not-Germans.

 

The reason why people move here is rarely related to the profession practiced: with the highest unemployment rate in Germany (11.6% against a national average of 6.6%), Berlin remains its sexy but poor capital city.

 

The website hosts interviews to ten call centre agents, who, in a vast majority, do a job that has nothing to do with their background, but that allows them to live in Berlin, precisely.