10 BPO firms join Negros job fair

Ten business process outsourcing (BPO) companies were among 20 companies that offered local and overseas jobs in the two-day job fair organized by the Negros Occidental Provincial Public Employment Service Office on 20 May. Among the BPO companies participating in the job fair at the Atrium Area of Gaisano City in Bacolod City were Convergys, Teletech, Teleperformance, Alliance Call Center, SPI Global Iloilo, and JPMorgan Chase. Earlier, the Bacolod-Negros Occidental Federation of Information and Communications Technology (BNEFIT) said it eyes the creation of at least 60,000 ICT jobs in Bacolod by 2022, including 30,000 for voice BPO and contact centers.