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Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States
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Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States

The Tico Times - August 9, 2018

Their outstanding academic performance, English fluency, leadership, and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have paid off: six Costa Rican students have won a scholarship…

Costa Rica’s country brand is the fastest growing in the Americas
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Costa Rica’s country brand is the fastest growing in the Americas

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

A recent evaluation of the country brand “Essential Costa Rica” found that its brand equity jumped 12 spots as a tourism destination and five in the trade and…

Will U.S. call center bill affect jobs in Costa Rica?
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Will U.S. call center bill affect jobs in Costa Rica?

L. Arias - March 21, 2017

A bill that would punish U.S. companies for outsourcing their customer service call centers abroad should not concern local workers, the Costa Rican-American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)…

Recruiters: Preparation is key to success at upcoming CINDE Job Fair 
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Recruiters: Preparation is key to success at upcoming CINDE Job Fair 

L. Arias - February 16, 2017

The annual job fair of the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) kicks off Friday, and recruiters from 57 companies will be on the look to fill out…

US company Suttle to relocate its Costa Rica operations to Minnesota
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US company Suttle to relocate its Costa Rica operations to Minnesota

L. Arias - January 25, 2017

Communications Systems Inc. (CSI), a global provider of connectivity and telecommunications infrastructure and services, announced it is closing its Suttle business unit in Costa Rica and will consolidate them into…

Companies to offer 2,700 posts for bilingual staff at job fair
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Companies to offer 2,700 posts for bilingual staff at job fair

L. Arias - January 23, 2017

The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) opened the online pre-registration of its annual job fair, scheduled for next month. The XXIII Multilingual CINDE Job Fair will take…

Amazon Costa Rica to hire 1,500 employees
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Amazon Costa Rica to hire 1,500 employees

L. Arias - September 12, 2016

E-commerce giant Amazon announced Monday that it would be hiring for 1,500 new jobs in Costa Rica to support the expansion of its operations here. Recruiters are seeking staff…

Canadian tech firm hiring for new Costa Rica operation
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Canadian tech firm hiring for new Costa Rica operation

L. Arias - August 24, 2016

Tech consultancy firm Konrad Group opened its doors in Costa Rica this week, its first operation outside of North America. The Toronto-based company has 45 employees here and is…

Foreign firms announce more than 2,000 new job openings in Costa Rica
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Foreign firms announce more than 2,000 new job openings in Costa Rica

L. Arias - May 10, 2016

Five foreign-owned companies have recently announced the expansion of their operations in Costa Rica and are currently offering 2,200 new jobs at professional and technical levels. Bakery…

Employers looking to fill 3,000 vacant jobs at CINDE fair next month
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Employers looking to fill 3,000 vacant jobs at CINDE fair next month

L. Arias - January 21, 2016

The job market in Costa Rica is off to a good start with announcements from companies that will launch or expand operations and others that will be actively hiring during the 12th edition…