IBM to hire 1,200 people in Costa Rica

Over the next two years, the services multinational, IBM, plans to go from 800 to 2,000 workers in Costa Rica.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

The company will hire both professionals and students who are close to completing their studies in Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Engineering, Economics and Accounting.

The vice president for integrated operations of IBM, Peter Lynt, informed Nacion.com: "In the face of the planned expansion, the possibility of having an office in San Jose is being analyzed, in addition to the ones located in Heredia."

The firm has been operating in Costa Rica since 2004, providing services to businesses in 13 Latin American countries, the United States and Canada.

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Exceltec expands operations in Costa Rica

May 2009

With an investment of $3.5 million, the company extended its telemarketing and collection management segment services.

Exceltec is a company that provides information technology and business process outsourcing services. It will hire 111 employees between June and December 2009 to expand its telemarketing and collection management service operations.

Outsourcing in El Salvador

April 2010

El Salvador is located close to the United States and Canada and in their same time zone, and offers competitive prices when compared to neighbors Mexico, Panamá or Costa Rica.

Such conditions make it an attractive location for outsourcing services, call centers and BPO. Still, El Salvador has much to do to take advantage of these conditions.

India's outsourcing firm Aegis opens new site

March 2012

The new tower it has moved to in San Jose, Costa Rica, will allow the company to hire 25% more personnel, which now totals 900 employees.

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900-seat contact center provides for growing client engagements

Guatemala: 15% Growth in BPO Sector

January 2015

During 2014 the industry for business process outsourcing generated sales of $397 million, an increase of 15% compared to 2013.

From a statement issued by the Guatemalan Exporters Association (-AGEXPORT-):

Entrepreneurs in the IT & BPO sector at AGEXPORT, made up of enterprises working in Software Development, Development and Digital Content, Contact Centers and BPO's, announced that at the close of 2014 there was growth of 15%, positioning Guatemala as emerging market in the industry of outsourcing services.

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