Help wanted: Job fair aims to fill 3,800 positions

February 9, 2019

The Costa Rican Investment Board (CINDE) will host its 14th annual job fair on Feb. 22-24 at the Convention Center of Costa Rica in Cariari, Heredia.

More than 40 companies will recruit to fill 3,800 positions, according to a CINDE press release. The principal requirement is that applicants must be bilingual, with English-Spanish bilingualism preferred for most opportunities.

The available positions include roles in project management, software development, IT, systems engineering, accounting, finance, technical support, human resources and sales, among others.

“This initiative developed by CINDE has brought together more than 100,000 people over its 14 editions, all with the goal to unite in one place the best companies to work for and the best Costa Rican talent looking for quality work options,” said Jorge Sequeira, General Director of CINDE, in the press release.

Prospective applicants must register and complete a language test at www.cindejobfair.com prior to the event. The portal will generate a unique QR code that is required in order to attend the fair.

The fair will be open Feb. 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Here are the companies that will be in attendance, according to CINDE:

Accenture, Align, Amazon, Auxis, BAT, Bayer, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, CITRIX, Client Services, Dell, DO Gestión de Talento, Equifax, Experian, EY, GEP, GSK, HP, IBM, Infotree Service, Johnson Controls, Kareo, Lonza, Medtronic, Microsoft, MSD, National Instruments, Neustar, Refinitiv, Siemens, Smile Direct Club, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, Swarovski, SYKES, Tech Data, Teleperformance, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Thomson Reuters, TMF Group, UCenfotec, Universidad Hispanoamericana, Walmart, Western Union and Wizard Instituto de Idiomas.


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