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Call Center News 12/18/11

Pittsfield unemployed have second chance for jobs

 

PITTSFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Unemployed people in Pittsfield may get an early Christmas gift this year: a job.

When the Global Contact Services call center in the Somerset Plaza in Pittsfield closed in October, over 60 people lost jobs.

Now, they have a chance to get them back.

Argo Marketing is moving into the old call center’s spot, hiring 20-30 immediately.

Argo CEO Jason Levesque said the long-term plan is to fill the call center with around 100 employees.

“They’ve seen other call centers come and go here, but we’re different,” said Levesque.

“We’re a family operated call center. I live in Maine, our employees live here in Maine,” he said.

 

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