Convergys opening, hiring at new location in Lynchburg; 400 jobs will be created
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Convergys Corporation announced Monday, February 26 that it is opening and hiring at their new location in Lynchburg and, when fully operational, will create up to 400 new jobs.
"Convergys is a people business and our employees are our number one asset. We believe in creating careers – not just jobs – and becoming an integral part of the communities in which we live and work," said Andrew Tisoskey, site director for the Convergys’ contact center in Lynchburg. "We encourage anyone who is interested in joining our team to apply through our website or attend one of our job fairs."
Convergys is hiring customer service representatives, but also have positions in operations management and support staff.
The company is holding a job fair on Wednesday, March 21 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at their building on Linkhorne Drive.
You can find an application on their website, here, before going to the job fair.
"We are thrilled to welcome Convergys to the Lynchburg community, a new corporate citizen adding to our City’s skilled workforce and strong business community," said Joan F. Foster, Mayor of Lynchburg. "Convergys’ presence in the City of Lynchburg demonstrates that the City is not only a great place to live, work and, play but also an excellent place to do business."
Convergys said working as a customer service representative may serve as a great stepping stone to a career in operations, recruitment, or training.
They said almost 80-percent of the management team has been promoted from within Convergys.