Companies at job fair look to hire 2,000 workers

September 25, 2012

Thirty companies in finance, technology, food and supermarket industries, as well as recruiting agencies, will hold a job fair over the next two weekends on the campuses of Universidad Latina. Companies are seeking to hire some 2,000 people.

The fair will be held Sept. 28-29 at the university’s San José campus and Oct. 5-6 at the Heredia campus, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Among companies seeking to hire are: Hewlett Packard, First Data, Deloitte, Convergis, Amba Research, Young 360, My Profile and Auxis.

Of the 2,000 positions available, 800 are jobs with tourism companies, and 15 hotel companies will be recruiting, including: Four Seasons, Marriott, Intercontinental, Hilton, Westin, Holiday Inn, Barcelo, Villas Playa Sámara, Flamingo Beach Resort, Wyndham, Park Inn and Hyatt.

In addition to presenting résumés at individual company booths, attendees can use a digital system to post them online. University employees also will offer training lectures on topics such as résumé preparation and preparing for a job interview.

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