Costa Rica faces 2,300 shortfall in professionals with technical skills

Costa Rica has a deficit of some 2,300 professionals with technical skills, and the shortfall in human resources is causing problems for both national and foreign-based companies.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Many companies have been unable to find candidates for posts in areas such as programing, database management and network security.

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