Inc. Magazine Introduces Hire Power Awards Honoring America's

Inc. Magazine Introduces Hire Power Awards Honoring America's 100 Top
Job Creators 
Caleris Honored for Iowa Job Creation Over the Past Three Years 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/12 --  West Des Moines, Iowa
based Caleris featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc.'s Hire Power
Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the
most jobs in the past three years. 
Caleris generated 90 jobs from 2008 to 2011, placing it among the 10
private business job creators within the state of Iowa. 
Caleris is a growing Business Process Outsourcing company
specializing in inbound technical support and customer care call
services. The company has 3 support centers in the state of Iowa with
a fourth planned in 2013. Caleris has adopted the motto "Outsource to
Iowa," pointing to their initiative to create jobs in America's
heartland when so many companies are outsourcing overseas. 
Inc. is the only major business media brand aimed solely at CEOs of
fast-growing private companies. The Hire Power Awards will appear in
Inc.'s December/January issue, as well as the brand's web site,
www.inc.com.  
"The top 100 companies on the list have created 73,032 American jobs
in the three-year period from 2008 to 2011 -- an amazing feat, given
that much of that job growth came during the heart of the recession,"
explains Inc. editor-in-chief Eric Schurenberg. "And it isn't just
the big guys that are adding jobs. Companies with less than $50
million in annual revenue make up nearly one-third of the Hire Power
list." 
The inaugural Inc. Hire Power Awards are sponsored by Bank of America
Merrill Lynch, which is proud to recognize American companies that
have greatly increased their workforces. Inc.'s Hire Power Awards
celebrates private companies on the forefront of American job
creation, giving these businesses the recognition they deserve. 
About Inc.
 Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto
Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to
owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to
deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total
monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from
2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information,
visit www.inc.com. 
About Bank of A
merica Merrill Lynch
 Bank of America Merrill Lynch is
one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual
consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations
with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other
financial and risk management products and services. The company
provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving
approximately 57 million consumer and small business relationships
with approximately 5,700 retail banking offices and approximately
17,250 ATMs and award-winning online banking with 30 million active
users. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is among the world's leading
wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and
investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes,
serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals
around the world. Bank of America Merrill Lynch offers
industry-leading support to approximately 4 million small business
owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and
services. For more information, visit:
http://corp.bankofamerica.com/business/smb.  
"Bank of America Merrill Lynch" is the marketing name for the global
banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation.
Lending, derivatives, and other commercial banking activities are
performed globally by banking affiliates of Bank of America
Corporation, including Bank of America, N.A., member FDIC.
Securities, strategic advisory, and other investment banking
activities are performed globally by investment banking affiliates of
Bank of America Corporation ("Investment Banking Affiliates"),
including, in the United States, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner &
Smith Incorporated and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp., all
of which are registered broker-dealers and members of FINRA and SIPC,
and, in other jurisdictions, by locally registered entities.
Investment products offered by Investment Banking Affiliates: Are Not
FDIC Insured * May Lose Value * Are Not Bank Guaranteed. 
About Caleris
 Caleris operates three customer support centers in the
Iowa communities of Manning, Jefferson and Newton. The company
specializes in delivering inbound support services including
technical support, customer care, product support and helpdesk
services. In addition, Caleris provides user-generated content
moderation for social media websites. Visit www.caleris.com for more
information. 
Kirstin Hill
515-331-0560
khill@caleris.com 
 
 
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