STARTEK announced Monday that it is seeking to hire 300 full-time employees at its Myrtle Beach call center by the end of the year.
“Newly hired customer service representatives will provide inbound support on behalf of telecommunications and global information services clients,” said Emily Walsh, an account executive with 104 West Partners, a communications firm releasing the STARTEK announcement.
“Positions start at $10 per hour and offer comprehensive benefits along with career advancement opportunities,” Walsh said.
The international company, specializing in outsourced services such as customer support for businesses, is looking to fill the positions immediately, according to the STARTEK release.
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Interested candidates are invited to apply in person from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and receive on-the-spot interviews at STARTEK’s engagement center located at 310 Hinson Drive, Myrtle Beach. Applications will also be accepted online at any time through the company’s website at www.startek.com/careers, according to the release.
“At STARTEK, we value employees who are passionate about providing a great customer experience while promoting and protecting our clients’ brands,” Fran Feldman, site director for the Myrtle Beach STARTEK center, said in the release. “In return, we offer competitive pay, a fun and fast-paced culture, and the opportunity to learn invaluable skills that can be used throughout one’s career.
“More than 70 percent of STARTEK’s customer engagement leaders across the enterprise are promoted from within so this is a great opportunity to develop and grow with us,” she said in the release.
The company is seeking employees with exceptional customer service skills and individuals capable of positively engaging customers while helping resolve issues. Candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check along with pre-employment assessments focused on technology skills and customer service behaviors such as empathy and problem solving, according to the release.
STARTEK offers comprehensive paid training, competitive wages and incentive programs, and benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), and paid and unpaid time off.
Additionally, employees have access to discounts from local and national businesses and can earn incentives based on performance.