Alorica, Accenture hiring more staff in Ilocos Norte

Global business process outsourcing (BPO) firms Alorica Teleservices and Accenture are hiring more people in Ilocos Norte, according to the province’s Public Employment Services Offices (PESO). Accenture aims to hire 5,000 more, from its current 200 call center workers in the province, while Alorica intends to employ more than 100 workers. PESO officer-in-charge Ann Marie Lizette Bitancor-Atuan said the province will hold another round of special recruitment to address the demand of the two BPO companies. Accenture is expanding its delivery center in the Ilocos region to serve global clients across Europe and North America. The two companies are looking for accounting assistants, BPO resource management group associate managers, and operational excellence senior analysts.