Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Firm Calls For More Workers.

Byline: Diane Velasco Journal Staff Writer

Silver City Likely To See Hiring Triple

SILVER CITY A recently opened call center here will triple the number of jobs it originally promised, said Michael Padilla, director of New Mexico operations for Stream International.

When the company applied for and received $1.8 million of state in-plant training funds this summer, it said it would hire 300 people. But Padilla told the Journal late Tuesday that Stream expects to employ 620 by the end of October and could employ 900 to 1,100 by the end of December.

"This will be a huge diamond in the rough for Silver City," Padilla said.

Stream contracts with companies like Dell and Microsoft to provide technical support services over the phone. …

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