Economy July 22, 2019 | 10:00 am

Call centers can create 60K+ but English is lacking

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s call centers have the potential to create more than 60,000 jobs in the next five years, limited only by the lack of people fluent in English.

“Through this sub-sector of the free zones, young people can insert themselves in their first job and earn salaries of up to RD$27,000 (US$510) monthly, plus perks,” said Dominican Free Zones Association (Adozona) vice president José Manuel Torres.

He reiterated that the country’s lack of human capital versed in another language and which hinders reaching the goal of creating jobs.