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TD Bank to eliminate 200 call center jobs, while Thing5 still looks for help
The Republican ^

Posted on 05/10/2012 4:18:41 PM PDT by matt04

TD Bank is closing its customer service call center at 1441 Main Street and eliminated 200 call center jobs.

But those workers may have a lifeline in the form of Thing5, a fast-growing company that is still looking for 350 employees to staff a call center it just completed in the neighboring One Financial Place Building at 1350 Main Street. The center is scheduled to close in December.

“So technically we could absorb them all. I don’t know if what we have is right for all those people. But by numbers we could absorb them all, “ said David Thor, managing director of Thing5 which is doing its hiring through United Personnel in Springfield. “Lately, we’ve been struggling to get enough candidates."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: economy; springfield; tdbank
One business is fleeing MA, one still thinks they can make it work. I wonder what will happen in a few years.
1 posted on 05/10/2012 4:18:46 PM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04

Well, TD Bank is actually Canadian.

2 posted on 05/10/2012 5:04:09 PM PDT by max americana
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