Job fairs seeking 1,300 employees

July 3, 2014

Universal stores and Hispanoamericana University will host job fairs in coming days with the goal of hiring 1,300 people for permanent and seasonal posts.

The fair at the university is scheduled for July 9-10 at its campus in Tibás, northwest of San José. Entrance is free.

A total of 30 companies will be offering 1,000 technical and professional jobs. Most of the posts require fluency in a second language, and participating companies are seeking staff who speak English, French, German or Portuguese.

Recruiters are seeking sales executives, network executives, web developers, java software developers, software testers (QA), customer service reps, administrative assistants, systems engineers, technical support, bilingual specialists, database administrators, financial analysts, call center agents with advanced English, electronic engineers, project managers, marketing executives and others.

Companies will accept résumés in both digital and printed formats, and organizers have set up information kiosks for questions about participating companies.

Visitors will be offered free lectures from human resource specialists, have their English proficiency tested and receive free counseling on labor issues.

Among participating companies are: Amazon, EPA, Sykes, Pizza Hut, Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, ITS, Credomatic, Starbucks, Unilever, Credix, Grupo Multivex, Search, Renaware, Eurociencia and Teleperformance, among others.

Universal also will hold an annual job fair from July 28-29, with 300 seasonal posts available at stores. The fair takes place at Centro Colón in downtown San José, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Posts are available for reception, information, sales, cashiers, maintenance, decoration and others.

Those interested should bring a printed résumé, a recent photograph, two recommendation letters and a criminal background check.

 

 

You may be interested

With Keylor Navas battling injuries, Real Madrid eyes January swoop for Bilbao goalie
Keylor Navas
408 views
Keylor Navas
408 views

With Keylor Navas battling injuries, Real Madrid eyes January swoop for Bilbao goalie

AFP - December 11, 2017

Real Madrid's first foray into the January transfer market will be to snap up Athletic Bilbao's promising goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga,…

Our High Season Print Edition is here! Here’s where to find it
The Tico Times
654 views
The Tico Times
654 views

Our High Season Print Edition is here! Here’s where to find it

Katherine Stanley - December 11, 2017

In the weeks since the relaunch of The Tico Times on Sept. 1, we’ve been hard at work to reconnect…

Bright Lights Boat Parade inaugurates holiday season in Quepos
Events
636 views
Events
636 views

Bright Lights Boat Parade inaugurates holiday season in Quepos

Elizabeth Lang - December 11, 2017

The Bright Lights Boat Parade marked the official kickoff of the holiday season in the Central Pacific town of Quepos…