Posts filed under: development

Call Centers in the Philippines Call centers in the Philippines have taken over the world. Outsourcing, in general, has grown in popularity for company and consumer alike. It has made companies more productive by taking over some of the tasks...
Continue Reading →
The Technological Institute for Solar Energy, Low Emissions Mining and Advanced Materials of Lithium and other materials, will be set up with a mixture of public funding and 30% private investment. The planned new center is part of CORFO’s efforts...
Continue Reading →
Ringless voicemail: Florida breaks ground with new law. The phone never rings. But somehow you have a voicemail. It’s a business selling something, even though you’re on the Do Not Call list. Is that legal? Not in Florida as of July...
Continue Reading →
AT&T, which is giving $1,000 bonuses to 200,000 employees in the wake of the Republican tax overhaul, is also handing out hundreds of pink slips to workers in Illinois and five other Midwest states. About 600 workers across a variety...
Continue Reading →
MANILA— When Americans call for customer support there is a good chance the agent on the other end of the telephone line is Filipino. The Philippines has the world’s largest business process outsourcing, or BPO, industry, employing some one-million workers....
Continue Reading →