Area call centers hiring

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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) – Two local call centers are looking to hire over 500 workers within the next several weeks.

Both The Connection in Loves Park and Expert Global Solutions in Rockford are holding hiring events to fill open positions within their companies.

EGS held a hiring event Wednesday to fill 250 spots by the end of the year. The Connection is looking to fill 300 jobs, both full and part time over the next month where they offer competitive pay and benefits.

"I really like to think that we are definitely the friendliest call center in town. We have a very good team, a very good focus on our people, and we have a lot of fun doing what we do,” says The Connection Call Center Manager Jeff Austin.

EGS will hold another hiring fair in December. As for the Connection, those interested can apply in person at 1975 Harlem Road in Loves Park or online at