University hosts Guanacaste job fair
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University hosts Guanacaste job fair

L. Arias - November 3, 2016

The National University (UNA) will host a job fair at its campus in Liberia, Guanacaste, on Thursday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. A group of 22…

Employers more cautious on hiring during upcoming quarter
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Employers more cautious on hiring during upcoming quarter

L. Arias - September 19, 2016

Opportunities for job seekers during the last three months of the year will be lower than those reported for the current quarter, a survey by consulting firm Manpower…

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…

700 bilingual jobs in Costa Rica
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700 bilingual jobs in Costa Rica

L. Arias - August 12, 2016

Three foreign companies are expanding operations in Costa Rica and are offering some 700 new jobs for bilingual Spanish-English professionals. U.S. manufacturer of personal and household care products…

Private sector confidence remains lukewarm
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Private sector confidence remains lukewarm

L. Arias - July 28, 2016

The confidence of Costa Rica’s business sector remains low, as does its perception of President Luis Guillermo Solís, according the latest survey from the Union of Private-Sector Chambers and…

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…

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…

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…

Recruiting companies offer jobs for bilingual professionals
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Recruiting companies offer jobs for bilingual professionals

L. Arias - February 10, 2016

Two consulting companies this week announced they are on the lookout for bilingual professionals in several areas. Manpower Central America began an expansion process with 60 vacancies for immediate…