Unprecedented cooperation in the business services sector
2020. 09. 09.
The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) has launched a cooperation project with 24 representatives of the business services sector (BSS) to promote the industry within the country's borders. The participating companies wish to make this dynamically growing industry even more popular and recognised among Hungarian youngsters through a joint communication and branding activity. The initiative is also supported by the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA), the professional cooperation was announced in a joint press conference in Budapest.
The business services sector has become one of the flagship industries of the Hungarian economy in recent decades. There are about 120 business service centres giving work to over 55,000 people, offering them long-term career perspectives. Although every eighth Hungarian employee is engaged in this sector, the industry's recognition still needs improvement in the labour market.
according to Zoltán Szabó, General Manager of BT and board member of AmCham.
Now the cooperation project has 24 participants, namely AGCO Hungary, Albemarle Hungary, ALDI International IT Services, Avis Budget Group, BlackRock, BP, BT, Celanese, Citi, Corning, CPL Integrated Services, Diageo, Docler Holding, Eaton Business Service Center, ExxonMobil, F.Hoffmann-La Roche, IBM ISSC, Lexmark, National Instruments, Randstad Hungary, Tata Consultancy Services, TESCO-BST, ThermoFisher Scientific and Unisys.
The companies involved pursue a common communication activity for the positioning of the industry, and jointly take part in various university and career orientation events. In addition, relationships are built with educational institutions, student associations and teachers, instructors. The aim is to make sure that students, parents and teachers take account of the sector when choosing a career.
stated Róbert Ésik, CEO of HIPA at a press conference in Budapest.
said Farkas Bársony, President of AmCham.