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Posted on: September 16, 2013

KANSASWORKS to hold statewide virtual career fair Sept. 24

KANSASWORKS will host a statewide virtual career fair on Sept. 24 in conjunction with Convergys Corp., a global leader in relationship management. The company plans to hire up to 500 home agents during the fall to service new client needs. Convergys will be hiring for full time and seasonal positions from a select number of states, including Kansas.

WHAT: Home agent career fair for Convergys Corp., sponsored by KANSASWORKS. The company is specifically hiring customer support representatives, sales and service representatives and technical customer support representatives.

WHEN/WHERE: Job seekers can attend a session at a KANSASWORKS Workforce Center or participate in the career fair via webinar. Sessions will be offered at 9 a.m. and noon. Job seekers can visit one of the following KANSASWORKS Workforce Centers (please note that at designated Workforce Centers the career fair will only be offered via webinar on Workforce Center PCs):

Dodge City, noon
Emporia, 9 a.m. and noon
Garden City, noon
Great Bend, noon
Hays, noon
Hutchinson, noon
Independence, 9 a.m. and noon (webinar only)
Junction City, 9 a.m. and noon
Lawrence, 9 a.m. and noon (webinar only)
Manhattan, 9 a.m. and noon
Overland Park, 9 a.m. and noon (webinar only)
Pittsburgh, 9 a.m. and noon (webinar only)
Topeka, 9 a.m. and noon
Wichita, 9 a.m. and noon

Addresses for these locations can be found by going to KANSASWORKS.com and clicking on “Contact”.

Participants who wish to attend remotely should access the following URL:
Attendee URL: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/cvgpro/join?id=Sally+Jones+-+Convergys&role=attend
Dial-in phone number: (800) 556-5000, Passcode: 5447313

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Job seekers are encouraged to dress appropriately. KANSASWORKS staff will be available to help participants with resume preparation and job counseling services. Please note that Convergys will not conduct formal interviews during the career fair. Job seekers must apply online through the company’s website at www.convergysworkathome.com to be considered for open positions. Anyone with questions should contact their nearest Workforce Center or visit KANSASWORKS.com.

CONVERGYS HOME AGENT INFORMATION: Home agent positions may include salary, health benefits, flexible scheduling and paid training. Home agents will provide customer service support for various Convergys clients. The pay is $9 per hour plus incentives.

Agents must meet certain home office standards to be considered, including a quiet place to work inside their home, a personal computer that meets Convergys’ minimum standards, high-speed Internet access and a noise-canceling headset. A complete list of technical requirements can be found at www.convergysworkathome.com.

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