Monday, June 9, 2014

Jobs coming to sell health insurance in Sherwood center

Posted By on Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 6:43 PM

The state Arkansas Economic Development Commission announced this afternoon that some 250 jobs are expected from an insurance sales call center in Sherwood.

TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, today announced a new customer experience center in Sherwood, AR, which will create more than 250 jobs in the surrounding area. The center will officially open its doors in July, and is now hiring for a variety of jobs serving TeleTech’s clients in the healthcare industry.

TeleTech’s new center, located in the Wildwood Centre & Medical Tower, will represent a nationally-recognized, public health insurance client, and therefore is seeking prospective job applicants with life and healthcare licenses. There are opportunities for prospective employees to take part in TeleTech’s Healthcare Insurance Development Program to become successfully Licensed Insurance Agents.

TeleTech said it would be hiring customer service reps, trainers, recruiters, IT and tech workers, operations managers and other facilities staff.

ALSO ON THE JOBS FRONT: Former Vice President Al Gore will be in Osceola tomorrow to help the state announce some new jobs from an electronics recycling business involving John Correnti, the steel company executive who's already sold the state on an investment in a new steel mill in the county. Teacher Retirement money is to be a part of this latest deal, too.

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