The Nearshore outsourcing firm itel announced the hiring of 1,750 new team memberst hroughout the Caribbean. The announcement follows a period of continued growth for the company, which has recently acquired new businesses and expanded its leadership team across its operations and experience units.
“We’re seeing a surge in new business, which naturally means more jobs being created. This is exactly what we’ve been planning and preparing for over the past few months, and with new technologies and teams in place, we’re ready to exceed expectations for both our clients and new hires,” says Yoni Epstein, Itel’s Founding Chairman & CEO. “It’s a competitive labor market out there, but as a Caribbean-born business that is now global, we have an edge and understand the market better than any of our competitors.”
Even during the pandemic, Itel expanded through new locations, launching its Work from Home operations in Canada and continuing to grow in the Caribbean. The firm has also invested in contactless recruitment technologies that enable high-volume recruiting, adding to its already existing work-at-home platform.
itel says that 45% of new hires are expected to be in Jamaica, 15% in Saint Lucia, 15% in Honduras, 15% in the US, and 10% in Guyana.