Companies in Costa Rica offer 3,000 jobs

Companies from the province of Guanacaste will hold a job fair next month to try and fill 3,000 positions.

Friday, September 5, 2008

Agro-Industrial companies from the sugar, livestock and agriculture sectors are offering the most positions (1,300). Additionally there are another 1200 jobs at hotels, restaurants, and car rentals.
The event will be held on October 4 and 5 at the Liberia Centro Plaza from 10 am to 6 pm.

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October 2013

Costa Rica needs 75,000 coffee pickers for the harvesting which starts in November and another 7,350 people to harvest sugar cane and melon.

This was announced by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MTSS) who in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, the Agro-Industrial Sugarcane League (LAY) and the Costa Rican Coffee Institute (iCafe), conducted a campaign to find those 82,350 employees for the harvest season which runs from November to April.

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October 2013

Between January and August 2013 there were 183,562 employment contracts, of which 69,830 were for an indefinite period and 59,763 for fixed work.

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September 2011

Current business needs do not match up with the supply of professionals nationwide.

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March 2011

The Panamanian economy continues to grow, demanding more and more professional and technical staff, which the local job market fails to satisfy.

Companies are failing to fill their vacancies, as they lack candidates with the required skills and experience. This situation, far from being resolved, is getting worse, as more transnational companies open office in the country, increasing the demand for skilled workers.

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