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Bilingual employment fair seeks to fill 6,700 jobs

The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) will organize the ninth edition of its annual job fair next month at the Antigua Aduana facilities, in downtown San José.

The fair is scheduled for Feb. 8-10 and will bring together some 50 local and international companies in the services, medical, education and recruitment industries.

Companies will be seeking employees fluent in English, Portuguese, Mandarin, German, Dutch, French and Japanese.

“The companies involved in the CINDE Job Fair are leaders in high-tech sectors. There also will be recruiting companies seeking candidates for different companies,” CINDE Executive Director Gabriela Llobet said.

The fair will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Feb. 8-9 and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Feb. 10. Admission to the event is free and companies will only take digitally formatted résumés. Some job interviews might be conducted at the fair, organizers said.

Participating companies include: Ace Global, Amazon, Amba APL, Auxis, avVenta, Bank of America,  BASS, Baxter, Boston Scientific, Citi, Concentrix, Convergys, Covidien, Curtiss Wright, Dell, Deloitte, DO Gestión de Talento, Sykes, Dole, Emerson, Ernst & Young, Experian, First Data, Fiserv, Grupo STT, Hospira, HP, IBM, Language Line, National Instruments, Pacific Interpreters, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Procter & Gamble, St. Jude Medical, Startek, Teleperformance, Thomson Reuters, Trade Station, Unilever, VMWare, Western Union, Wizard, WNS, Volcano, Akamai, BASF, ULatina, UAM and ULACIT.

For more info, see the fair’s website at:

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