U-S financial institution Citibank is hiring 1,000 more people as it expands its Philippine operations this year.
Country manager Mark Jones said the bank would add the 1,000 to its workforce after hiring another 500 last year, in contrast to Citigroup’s shedding of thousands of jobs worldwide.
“Citi is repositioning in the Asia-Pacific, but we remain focused on growth,” Jones said.
“Instead of reducing the headcount, we will be growing,” he said, adding the extra 1,000 people would man call centers, financial reporting and service centers.
“There’s a whole lot of activity moving in the Philippines as we grow our businesses, and as they grow efficient, Citi is moving more equity here,” Jones said.[Read full article...]