Friday, December 30, 2005

Outsourcing Increase Creates 41,000 New Jobs in Philippines

According to the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT), ICT-related services have created around 41,000 new jobs in the Philippines in the first nine months of 2005. The figure is around 95 percent of the total employment opportunities generated in the ICT sector in 2005.

The Philippine ICT industry has witnessed significant growth on the back of increasing outsourcing and BPO opportunities. The country’s outsourcing industry offers services in the field of BPO, medical transcription, and animation and software development.

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