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…

Intel transforms 1,500 blue-collar jobs into 2,000+ white-collar positions
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Intel transforms 1,500 blue-collar jobs into 2,000+ white-collar positions

Tom Rosenberger - February 8, 2016

In 2014, Intel closed its assembly and shipping facility in Belén, northwest of San José, where 1,500 employees worked in the assembly and distribution of computer components.…

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…

Costa Rica employers optimistic about hiring in Q4
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Costa Rica employers optimistic about hiring in Q4

L. Arias - September 8, 2015

Employers in Costa Rica reported cautious optimism in their hiring plans for the fourth quarter of this year, according to the latest Employment Outlook Survey released Tuesday…

Expoempleo 2015
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Expoempleo 2015

Alberto Font - July 10, 2015

More than 30 businesses from different sectors are participating in the Expoempleo 2015, offering around 1,500 positions. The event takes place at the Antigua Aduana in San José…

Hiring outlook in Costa Rica up 3 percent over last quarter, survey finds
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Hiring outlook in Costa Rica up 3 percent over last quarter, survey finds

L. Arias - June 9, 2015

Employers in Costa Rica reported slightly optimistic hiring plans for the next three months, according to the latest Employment Outlook Survey released Tuesday by consulting firm Manpower. The…

Pessimism growing among Costa Rica’s business sector, studies find
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Pessimism growing among Costa Rica’s business sector, studies find

L. Arias - May 29, 2015

Costa Rican entrepreneurs expect hiring to stagnate while the number of private-sector companies considering staff cuts has increased in recent months. Two separate studies presented Thursday by…

Longevity mathematics: Why you may not want to retire
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Longevity mathematics: Why you may not want to retire

Steven Petrow | The Washington Post - April 8, 2015

I'm currently obsessed with two questions: "How long do I have?" and "How will I use that time?" Not long ago I sat listening to some life…

Bacardí opens regional service center in Costa Rica
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Bacardí opens regional service center in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 12, 2015

Iconic rum maker Bacardí inaugurated a regional service center in Costa Rica on Wednesday, where the Caribbean company will provide administrative support to other countries throughout the Americas. The center, located in Escazú,…