logo image

TD Magazine Article

Member Benefit

UK Travelers Staffing Indian Call Centers

Published Fri Jul 01 2005

Loading...

The article presents information related to outsourcing. Companies based in Great Britain with call centers in India are hiring British citizens traveling overseas to work as team leaders and bridge the culture gap between agents and customers. According to Silicon.com, most of the travelers, usually young adults 21 to 25 years old, are hired for a year-long contract. They work 10 months and then receive two months paid time off to travel. According to Tim Bond, founder and managing director of Launch Offshore, one of the recruitment agencies targeting this market, says that the cost of living in India is so low. The call center agents are better off than they would be doing it in Great Britain. One of the attractions is also the travel experience.

You've Reached ATD Member-only Content

Become an ATD member to continue

Already a member?Sign In

ISSUE

UK Travelers Staffing Indian Call Centers

Advertisement
Advertisement

Copyright © 2024 ATD

ASTD changed its name to ATD to meet the growing needs of a dynamic, global profession.

Terms of UsePrivacy NoticeCookie Policy