Private-sector employers wary of hiring during next quarter
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Private-sector employers wary of hiring during next quarter

L. Arias - December 15, 2016

Only two out of 10 private sector employers in Costa Rica are planning to hire more staff in the next quarter, consulting firm Manpower found. However, only…

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…

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…

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…

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.…