Call Center workers, photo licensed from

Call Center workers, photo licensed from

Interactions Corp., a Boston-area based company which provides virtual assistant services to companies, plans to expand in the Austin area by hiring 1,000 new employees by next year.

The company is hiring people who can provide customer service and do data entry jobs to support Interactions’ iCenters, an automated system for customer support. Interaction has had workers in Austin since 2007. The city hosts Interactions’ second largest facility.

“Austin has a dynamic environment fueled by a talented, bilingual workforce,” Mike Iacobucci, CEO of Interactions, said in a news release. “The business-friendly and progressive climate welcome growing corporations and foster a spirit of entrepreneurialism.”

Interactions’ largest location is in Indianapolis, where it is hiring 1,000 additional employees also.

For more on the jobs, visit Interactions website.