HP Costa Rica projects employing 10 thousand workers

The company set-up in Costa Rica in 2003 and five years later it has 6,500 employees.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

They attend clients from the United States, Canada, Australia, the UK and some Latin American markets and provide them with technical support services, specializing in software, hardware, financial services and third party business processes.
Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the company announced future plans for the local market, including projections to have a payroll of 10,000 collaborators by 2010, indicated César Trujillo, HP General Manager for Central America.

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Costa Rica: Call Center Operations Increases

March 2012

Language Line Services announced it will double the translation and interpretation services it provides to the United States in the form of 911 calls, legal proceedings in courts, and health services.

A statement from CINDE reads:

Language Line Services will double its operation in Costa Rica

Call Center Industry Grows 23% in Guatemala

February 2011

The sector closed 2010 with a 16.400 working payroll, 23% higher than 2009.

According to the Committee on Contact Center of the Guatemalan Association of Exporters, 75 companies currently operate in the country.

The article in "Revista Industria y Negocios" added that the investment is 41% from national sources, 41% from the U.S., 9% from Spain and the remaining 9% from India.

Guatemala: $5 Million in New Call Center

December 2009

24/7 Customer inaugurated its second call center, which will employ 1.000 people in 2010.

The company has an aggressive expansion plan for the country, which will only be restricted by the availability of bilingual personnel.

V Bharathwaj, company manager, told Prensalibre.com: "... for each direct job, the company could create 4 additional ones in related activities like transportation, maintenance or security, among others".

Guatemalan companies betting on call centers

August 2008

Two companies detected an opportunity in the call center boom and are hoping to become the number one provider of the infrastructure that is needed by these centers.

Vertical (the Real Estate Division of Grupo Progreso) and Desarrollos Inmobiliarios Concepción are two companies that recently formed the Grupo Campus Corporativo, after identifying the opportunity to enter a new niche that is growing in the real estate market.

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