US company Suttle to relocate its Costa Rica operations to Minnesota
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US company Suttle to relocate its Costa Rica operations to Minnesota

L. Arias - January 25, 2017

Communications Systems Inc. (CSI), a global provider of connectivity and telecommunications infrastructure and services, announced it is closing its Suttle business unit in Costa Rica and will consolidate them into…

Companies to offer 2,700 posts for bilingual staff at job fair
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Companies to offer 2,700 posts for bilingual staff at job fair

L. Arias - January 23, 2017

The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) opened the online pre-registration of its annual job fair, scheduled for next month. The XXIII Multilingual CINDE Job Fair will take…

Amazon Costa Rica to hire 1,500 employees
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Amazon Costa Rica to hire 1,500 employees

L. Arias - September 12, 2016

E-commerce giant Amazon announced Monday that it would be hiring for 1,500 new jobs in Costa Rica to support the expansion of its operations here. Recruiters are seeking staff…

Canadian tech firm hiring for new Costa Rica operation
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Canadian tech firm hiring for new Costa Rica operation

L. Arias - August 24, 2016

Tech consultancy firm Konrad Group opened its doors in Costa Rica this week, its first operation outside of North America. The Toronto-based company has 45 employees here and is…

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…

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 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…

San José tops rankings of most competitive cities in Latin America
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San José tops rankings of most competitive cities in Latin America

L. Arias - November 25, 2015

The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) this week reported that San José leads the region in four of the 12 categories of “The World's Most Competitive Cities 2015”…

800 new jobs coming to Costa Rica
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800 new jobs coming to Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 30, 2015

Two firms announced plans this week to hire a total of up to 800 people in Costa Rica in the coming years. U.S. consulting firm Auxis said Friday…

Medical device manufacturer hiring for its Costa Rica operation
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Medical device manufacturer hiring for its Costa Rica operation

L. Arias - October 2, 2015

U.S. industrial manufacturer Okay Industries reported plans this week to hire more staff in Costa Rica following a ₡345 million (some $638,000) investment in its local operation. This is the…