Costa Rica’s American University (UAM) will host a job fair this week that will offer more than 1,500 jobs at some 15 companies.
Entrance is free and open to the public and will take place on Wednesday at the UAM campus in Barrio La California, east of downtown San José. On Thursday, the fair will move to the UAM campus in Cartago province. On both days, the job fair will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Recruiters are looking to hire accountants, lawyers, business administrators, systems engineers and industrial engineers. Some companies also will be looking for technical staff in various areas, UAM spokeswoman María Fernanda Cordero said.
Participating companies include IBM, Joven360, Multivex, Akamai, Unión de Empresas San Pedro, GFT, CORVEC, Cartago Chamber of Commerce, Cartago Municipality, Mega Soluciones and Letsgointernship, among others.
Those interested in applying for a job must be over 18 and should bring both print and digital résumés.
400 posts for bilingual staff
Business services company Concentrix this week announced the opening of 400 posts for people with a high-level command of two or more languages.
The company seeks professionals in human resources and business administration. Recruiters also are looking for staff for their technical support and customer service departments.
Candidates should be fluent in two or more languages, specifically English, French, Italian, Portuguese or German.
Posts are available for the company’s operations in Heredia province and in Pavas, west of San José.
Those interested can apply directly on the company’s website: careers.concentrix.com, or by making an appointment by phone at: 2519-6730.