A family operated business from Wisconsin is opening up another location, here in Central Illinois, and is bringing up to 250 new jobs along with it.
The company, Straight Forward is a call center provider that focuses on selling and consulting work.
New employees will go through a two week paid training program, learning basic sale and communication skills.
The companies’ president says he’s excited to be the newest member of the community.
“Peoria needs some good news. With all the things that have happened to Peoria and the people that are there, we’re pretty happy to be lucky enough to be part of it”, Rob Schegel, President of Rob Shegel
The company is still accepting applications and is set to open by March.