EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Beira Interior Sul; Centro (P); Continente
Location of affected unit(s): Castelo Branco


Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
78.20 - Temporary employment agency activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-07-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-07-2015
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2015
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Randstad, a human resources company, is to recruit 100 employees for call centre assistance at Altices' customer service unit in Castelo Branco by the end of this year with a possible further 100 in 2016. According to the Institute for Employment and Vocational Training (Instituto do Emprego e Formação Profissional - IEFP) there are 3,000 unemployed persons in Castelo Branco. This new contact centre will provide services to Altices' French customers.