“We have grown our employees base by 50 percent in 2008. And we’re still hiring and we plan to keep hiring. We have growth in our business,” co-chief executive Jim Balsillie told AFP on the sidelines of an industry event.
“We hired about 4,000 people in 2008, currently we have 3,000 open jobs. We’re still hiring a lot.”
RIM reported a 66-percent increase in sales in the September-November period of last year, compared with the equivalent period of 2007.
The statements were made at the Mobile World Congress being held in Barcelona , Spain.