Manpower Opens 1,200 Positions in Call Center

The recruitment company needs 1,200 people with fluent English to work in customer service positions in a Costa Rican call center.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

"We are pleased with the positive signs shown by our market for creating new jobs", commented Julio Méndez, head of Manpower Costa Rica. He was explaining that the 1,200 new posts strengthen the trend indicated in the third quarter results of its survey of employment expectations. According to the results, 24% of Costa Rican businesses are optimistic about their plans to hire more staff in the coming months.

The positions are open to those with 100% command of both written and oral English.

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