By Joey McWilliams
DURANT – Alorica hosted another big event this week – a jobs fair on Thursday that resulted in many offers made to local applicants.
Changes have been in the works at Alorica in Durant and employment opportunities are being made available.
Barbee Barber, talent acquisition recruiter, said when things were completed nearly 100 job offers had been presented.
“It was a very lively day,” Barber said. “We started at 10 a.m. accepting people for a jobs fair. We had a 128 applicants and they had a full day. We started with check-in and then went to a series of online tests and then interviews and then job offers.
“There were 94 offers at the end of the day. And it felt great. It went beyond our expectations and was a record for Durant.”
With that number of offers given, Alorica will be able to fill more than one 25-person class for training.
Classes happen over a six-week training program where those who have accepted the job offers learn about the campaign and legal terms. Barber said the first three weeks of the class are all about compassion.
“We are very sincere about that,” Barber said. “And we want honesty. We truly are the advocates for the patient, our client and our customers.”
Alorica continues to receive people looking for employment, who walk in from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The business plans to continue to push the current recruitment through Dec. 4.