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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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…

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…

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…

Companies offering 2,000 jobs this week in Costa Rica
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Companies offering 2,000 jobs this week in Costa Rica

L. Arias - September 22, 2015

Costa Rica's American University (UAM) will host a job fair this week that will offer more than 1,500 jobs at some 15 companies. Entrance is free and open…

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…

Nearly half of Costa Rican employers say it’s hard to find adequate staff
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Nearly half of Costa Rican employers say it’s hard to find adequate staff

L. Arias - June 26, 2015

A study by consulting firm Manpower found that local employers are having trouble hiring suitable workers, particularly for technical level jobs, and management and executive positions. According to the study, 46 percent of…

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…