500 New Jobs Will Boost Local Economy

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24 September 2012

Hundreds of new jobs in Davenport will give the Quad City Area a nice boost. APAC, a customer service center near the Mount Joy Airport, is expanding. The call center is looking to fill 500 customer service positions by the end of the year. Already, APAC has hired 74 new employees, and seeing around 150 applicants each week. The Quad Cities Chamber said the additional adds dollar signs and other jobs to the economy, "500 jobs and 500 new paychecks will add another 143 jobs to our economy, so there's an indirect impact in addition to these job announcements, and roughly that means every year our economy will benefit by 36 and half million dollars," said Tara Barney, from the QC Chamber.

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