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Sitel to hire 120 at call center near Andalusia, Alabama

13 October 2011

MOBILE, Alabama -- Customer call center Sitel said Wednesday that it will hire 120 temporary workers at its Covington County location, with plans to convert 75 of those to permanent jobs early next year.

Read more at: http://blog.al.com/press-register-business/2011/10/sitel_to_hire_120_at_call_cent.html.

Call center operator hiring 100 in Springs for at-home jobs

13 September 2011

New York-based iQor Inc., which has 31 call centers around the world
to handle customer service, collections and other business services on
behalf of its clients, will hire more than 100 customer service agents
and supervisors in Colorado Springs who will work out of their homes,
not an office.

The Springs program will be iQor’s first large-scale, work-at-home operation, said spokeswoman Robyn Gross.

“It’s a whole new program and concept,” she said of the Springs
operation. The privately held company operates a 200-person, 6-year-old
call center in Pueblo.

Call Center to Add 100 jobs

19 August 2011

Royal Caribbean's Springfield call center is hiring again, with plans to add 100 employees by Nov. 1.

The new hires will bring the site's total employment to 520 people, said Anne-Jenell Williams, manager of consumer outreach sales and service.

That is welcome news in Lane County, where more than 17,000 people are out of work and the jobless rate remains stubbornly high - 9.4 percent in July, according to the state Employment Department.

Read more at: http://www.registerguard.com/web/newslocalnews/26731122-41/springfield-call-caribbean-royal-center.html.csp




Xerox company ACS to hire 1,500 people in Raleigh area

31 August 2011


Affiliated Computer Services Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to hire 1,500 people
for permanent and temporary call center jobs in the Triangle.

The jobs include positions such as call center agents and supervisors, the company said in a written statement.


Read More at: http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/news/2011/08/31/acs-to-hire-1500-people-in-triangle.html

ACS to add 200 jobs at Lewiston call center

31 August 2011

LEWISTON — A call center plans to expand its operations in the city and add 200 jobs.

Affiliated Computer Services, which employs 417 people at its
facility on East Avenue, unveiled the plan Tuesday afternoon. The new
positions will push the number of employees to more than 600.

"It's great news," said Chip Morrison, president of the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce.

Read More at: http://www.sunjournal.com/city/story/1081501




Colo. Company Hiring 1,000 Call Center Workers

29 August 2011

Alpine Access is hiring 1,000 new employees to work from home.


Alpine Access
handles customer service calls for a wide range of businesses from
telecoms to health care and retail. Employees handle services including
answering questions about products, processing orders and dispatching


Alpine Access expects to hire the new employees from across the nation by the end of 2011.

Read More at: http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/29016164/detail.html

Accent Marketing announces 2,000 new jobs

4 August 2011


Accent Marketing Services LLC plans to double its employment to about 4,000 jobs as part of an initiative announced Thursday with federal officials.

Tim Searcy, CEO of Jeffersonville, Ind.-based Accent, said the company is joining with others across the country to create 100,000 contact-center jobs through the national jobs4america initiative.

Accent currently employs about 750 people at its locations in Jeffersonville and New Albany. The company is building a 34,000-square-foot facility at Jeffersonville Town Center, near Veterans Parkway, to house at least 650 of those workers. As part of its expansion, about 175 additional jobs will be created in Southern Indiana.


Read More at: http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/news/2011/08/04/accent-marketing-announces-2000-new.html


Remote Access: Accent to Add Jobs

5 August 2011

It's more than Youtube videos, Twitter tweets and globe-spanning Mortal Kombat tournaments.

High-speed Internet capabilities mean jobs.

That was the message that business and government leaders, including
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski, were
touting during a press conference in Jeffersonville Thursday afternoon.

Read More at: http://newsandtribune.com/local/x670919460/Remote-access-Accent-to-add-jobs 

Jeffersonville company Accent Marketing to add 2,000 jobs

4 August 2011

A Jeffersonville-based customer-service company plans to add 2,000 jobs as part of a national effort announced Thursday in Jeffersonville by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski.

Jeffersonville Town Center and 825 new jobs at its locations in Missouri, Arkansas and Florida.

Read More at: http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20110804/NEWS02/308040007/1001/Jeffersonville-company-Accent-Marketing-add-2-000-jobs?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Home|s


C3 announces nearly 500 call center jobs for Texas

2 August 2011

— C3/CustomerContactChannels has announced plans for a call center in Central Texas and nearly 500 full-time jobs. The customer management solutions company on Tuesday said the facility will be in McGregor, about 15 miles southwest of Waco.

Florida-based C3 says the first hires will include customer
service representatives and management positions. A job fair will be
held Wednesday and Thursday in Waco.

The McGregor site is the first C3 facility in Texas.