Sykes debuts third building in El Salvador

Sykes invested $4 million dollars in the construction of its third building measuring more than 3000 square meters.

Thursday, October 16, 2008


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The building will allow for the addition of 1000 new work units, which will increase the potential service capacity of the firm which now has 10 clients.
Chuck Sykes, CEO of Sykes, who visited the country to participate in the official inauguration of the building, reported that the investment in the Salvadoran market - since 2004 to date - is over 10 million dollars, and includes technology, equipment, infrastructure, and an additional 1 million in human resources training.

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Sykes, a US-based client-services provider is putting the finishing touches to a US$1 million call center that will create 900 jobs in El Salvador.

The building is Sykes' third in El Salvador since its arrival in late 2004. Initially, 750 jobs will be on offer but Sykes aims to have 900 people working two shifts by June of next year.

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Sykes inaugurates new call center in Costa Rica

October 2008

At an investment of $4 million, Sykes, a pioneer in opening call centers in the country, inaugurated a new center in Moravia yesterday.

They plan to hire some 3000 employees, the president of the company, Chuck Sykes, affirmed.
The firm currently has 2500 workers. Most of them (2370) work in the office located at Global Park in Heredia; the rest (130) work at the new site.

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