Mayor-elect Javi Benitez with Global Strategic Business Process Solutions president Mark Matsuyama and vice president Jonathan Lochbaum (l-r) in Victorias City.*
Mayor-elect Javier Miguel “Javi” Benitez led the recruitment and groundbreaking rites for the structure that will house Global Strategic Business Process Solutions, the first Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company in Victorias City, Negros Occidental, on Friday, June 24.
“We welcome Global Strategic in Victorias City, as we move forward to creating more job opportunities for Victoriahanons,” Benitez said Sunday, June 26.
“We need to bring in more job opportunities and upskill our people for economic development. When we have a happy and productive workforce, it will improve the quality of life of everyone, “he added.
The second recruitment activity held June 24, gathered 300 applicants, with 30 on-site job offers.
On February 19 the first job fair was joined by 149 applicants, with 16 individuals hired on the spot.
Global Strategic is a USA-owned and Philippine-based company that provides customized business process outsourcing solutions to a wide range of companies world-wide.
Benitez linked up with Global Strategic for their nation-wide recruitment program as early as last year. He announced that in three months the new BPO office will open at the compound of the VIC Arcade Building located in Osmeña Avenue, Barangay 1, Victorias City.
Global Strategic representatives, led by president Mark Matsunaya, said they are extremely excited to be opening their second location in Negros, specifically in Victorias.
“Breaking ground is the first step of our next phase of growth in the region and we are encouraged by the tremendous turnout of our Recruitment Event and the enthusiasm of the local community. We look forward to our official opening later this 2022 and creating a special place to work in Victorias”, he added.
Other Global Strategic officials present were vice president Jonathan Lochbaum, assistant vice president Aceson Chan, and office administrator Aerielle Aguirre.*