Employment to Improve in Costa Rica

Of all companies, 20% plans to hire staff during 2010, according to a Manpower survey.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

"The region of Puntarenas and Limon is the most optimistic, with a net trend of +26%, while the most pessimistic one is Heredia", reported Nacion.com.

The survey was conducted in 35 countries, and placed Costa Rica 5th as the country with better employment expectations, highlighting communications and transportation as the industries which expect to hire most personnel in 2010.

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