Companies announce job openings in business, engineering and interpretation services
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Companies announce job openings in business, engineering and interpretation services

L. Arias - July 19, 2016

Companies in the services sector are starting the second half of the year with good hiring prospects. Three of them this week announced they are offering a…

Hiring outlook stable for upcoming quarter
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Business
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Hiring outlook stable for upcoming quarter

L. Arias - June 22, 2016

Costa Rica’s hiring outlook for the next quarter is mostly stable, according to the latest Employment Outlook Survey from consulting firm ManpowerGroup. Fifteen percent of employers surveyed in Costa…

Foreign firms announce more than 2,000 new job openings in Costa Rica
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Foreign firms announce more than 2,000 new job openings in Costa Rica

L. Arias - May 10, 2016

Five foreign-owned companies have recently announced the expansion of their operations in Costa Rica and are currently offering 2,200 new jobs at professional and technical levels. Bakery…

Business confidence still low in Costa Rica
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Business confidence still low in Costa Rica

L. Arias - April 7, 2016

Wariness about the country’s employment and economic situation caused a slight decline in confidence among business sector leaders during the first quarter of this year, according to a recent…

Companies in Alajuela, Heredia best bets for employment in next quarter
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Companies in Alajuela, Heredia best bets for employment in next quarter

L. Arias - March 16, 2016

Employers in Costa Rica were optimistic about hiring plans for the next quarter, according to the Employment Outlook Survey released Tuesday by consulting firm Manpower. In the survey, 71…

45 companies hiring at job fair this week
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45 companies hiring at job fair this week

L. Arias - February 1, 2016

Universidad Latina in Costa Rica is holding a job fair Feb. 2-3, where recruiters from 45 companies will look to fill 1,500 vacancies. On Tuesday the job fair will…

Employers looking to fill 3,000 vacant jobs at CINDE fair next month
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Employers looking to fill 3,000 vacant jobs at CINDE fair next month

L. Arias - January 21, 2016

The job market in Costa Rica is off to a good start with announcements from companies that will launch or expand operations and others that will be actively hiring during the 12th edition…

Foreign firms in Costa Rica created 12,000 new jobs this year
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Foreign investment
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Foreign firms in Costa Rica created 12,000 new jobs this year

L. Arias - December 15, 2015

A total of 39 foreign-owned companies opened 11,935 new jobs in Costa Rica this year, the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) reported this week. At the…

Costa Rica businesses want more moderately-skilled workers
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Costa Rica businesses want more moderately-skilled workers

L. Arias - December 10, 2015

Costa Rica firms have a better outlook on their near future than they did last year, according to a new business survey, the second to be released this week.…

Hiring outlook in Costa Rica positive for next year
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Hiring outlook in Costa Rica positive for next year

L. Arias - December 8, 2015

The new year may bring good news on Costa Rica's job front. According to the most recent employment outlook survey from consultant company Manpower, 22 percent of employers plan to hire…