| Thursday, Dec. 05, 2013
A Virginia company is seeking 200 people, preferably fluent in both English and Spanish, to collect credit card debt resold to it by card-issuing banks.
North Texas’ gain is the Philippines and Panama’s loss. Portfolio Recovery Associates closed call centers there because, says spokesman Ray Atkinson, more and more banks and an industry regulator, the Office of the Controller of the Currency, frown on such offshoring. Read more
Friday, Dec. 06, 2013
’Tis the season to buy gift cards — by tweeting?
Starbucks has come up with a new way to give a $5 gift through its tweet-a-coffee promotion. Simply use your Twitter account from Starbucks.com to send a tweet to a friend, which gives an electronic gift card that can be redeemed at Starbucks and will be charged to your credit card. Read more