Guatemala: $3 Million in Call Center

On Friday, Transactel will inaugurate its fifth call center facility in the country.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Located in Quetzaltenango, it will hire an initial 150 workers, expecting to increase its payroll to 550 in the medium term. It will provide customer support from three U.S. companies.

From Sigloxxi.com: "'We could create one thousand additional jobs, if more people spoke English', said Guillermo Montano, Transactel manager".

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New Transactel call center in El Salvador

January 2009

Transactel, a corporation with Guatemalan and Salvadoran capital, made an investment of $2 million in the new center of operations.

Elsalvador.com reports that "In his speech, the Transactel CEO said that they were proud to inaugurate the second center of operations which will provide jobs to an initial 450 bilingual employees, especially young people between 20 and 24 years, thereby contributing to the economic development of the country.

Transactel Enlarges Salvadoran Facility

April 2010

The outsourcing company invested $5 million in the facility, which will start operating on May.

Transactel will also enlarge its payroll by hiring 400 additional employees.

Human Resources Manager Jaime Vilá told Laprensagrafica.com: “those employees managing bilingual accounts should have an 80% English level”.

Transactel to open new call center in Guatemala

August 2008

Transactel would open a call center in the Province of Quetzaltenango, in the next few months.

Mario López, manager of commercialization of Transactel explained that he has already conducted an exploratory mission, in order to get to know Quetzaltenango and to ascertain the number of qualified workers in the area.

Sykes Opens Third Call Center in Costa Rica

February 2012

The multinational Sykes has increased its operations in Costa Rica, where it opened its third call center this week, a $2 million investment that aims to create 700 jobs.

The location chosen was Hatillo, south of San Jose, a place with favorable cost conditions. The initial number of employees is 300 people, reported Nacion.com.

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