Convergys to open new location in Columbus, brings 450 more jobs

Convergys to open new location in Columbus, brings 450 more jobs

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A consumer management company is hoping to be a part of the Columbus workforce by 2017.

In a press release on Monday, Convergys said they will be opening new offices in Columbus, and bringing as many as 450 jobs to the area.

The new site will be located at 1838 Victory Drive, and will be the second location in Georgia, joining the other Convergys location in Valdosta, GA.

"We are proud to open our doors in Columbus and welcome anyone who is interested in joining our Georgia team to check out our website and apply," said Andrea Ayers, president and CEO for Convergys.

Convergys is hiring customer service representatives, as well as positions in talent acquisition, human resources, and operations management. In the next several weeks, Convergys will host two open houses at the Columbus Career Center to recruit for these positions.

The open houses will happen on Wednesday, May 18 or Wednesday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Columbus Career Center 700 Veterans Parkway, in Columbus. You can get started on your application by visiting prior to the open house.

"Convergys' decision to expand their Georgia operations in Columbus highlights the strength of Georgia's workforce, pro-business environment and telecommunications infrastructure," said GDEcD Commissioner Chris Carr. "We are thankful for our economic development partners in the Columbus area, and we look forward to supporting Convergys as they continue to deepen their footprint in Georgia."

Convergys is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

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