There is some debate about who invented voicemail, but no doubt that it is often frustrating almost beyond endurance to reach a human voice at many corporate numbers. GetHuman.org has a database of 500 companies, with a phone number and sequence to use to get to a human as directly as possible. Trying to call Experian, the credit reporting company? Try 800-493-1058 and then: Say “yes”; enter report #; enter social security #; say “yes”; say “agent” then “yes” to confirm at prompts thereafter. Bookmark this website and have 500 company phone numbers and shortcuts at your fingertips.