Wave of the future?
A Virginia company today announced it will hire 480 people to work in a "virtual" call center - their own homes.
N.E.W. Customer Service Companies will hire customer reps from Terre Haute and surrounding west-central Indiana cities over the next three years.
The company provides service plans, wireless handset replacement nsurance and customer support services for the consumer electronic, computer and wireless industries, according to a news release from the Indiana Economic Development Corp.
Soooo cool. I envy my brother's ability to telecommute, and I'd love to do it, too. What commuting costs are just now forcing many to contemplate, technology has made possible for years.