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Unemployment in Costa Rica registers slight decline but remains high at 11.4%
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Costa Rica
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Unemployment in Costa Rica registers slight decline but remains high at 11.4%

AFP and The Tico Times - October 31, 2019

Unemployment in Costa Rica, the government's main economic concern, registered a slight decline in the third quarter of the year but remained at a high level of…

Unemployment figures ‘don’t alarm me, but put me to work,’ President Alvarado says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Unemployment figures ‘don’t alarm me, but put me to work,’ President Alvarado says

Rita Valverde / Semanario Universidad - August 5, 2019

The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, said the country's growing unemployment rate does not alarm him, but puts him to work. Data published last Thursday by…

New Minister of the Presidency of Costa Rica assumes with challenge of reviving economy
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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New Minister of the Presidency of Costa Rica assumes with challenge of reviving economy

AFP and The Tico Times - August 1, 2019

The deputy Víctor Morales was appointed Thursday as the new Minister of the Presidency, a position equivalent to that of the chief of staff, with the mission…

Costa Rica-based Bayer office to double in size
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica-based Bayer office to double in size

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 13, 2019

Bayer has announced that its Costa Rica-based Shared Services Center will double in size over the coming months. The multi-national pharmaceutical company said the Shared Services Center,…

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

Microsoft to hire 280 new employees for its Costa Rican operation
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Microsoft to hire 280 new employees for its Costa Rican operation

L. Arias - February 27, 2017

Technology giant Microsoft is set to expand its operations in Costa Rica, hiring 280 new employees over the course of this year, company representatives said during a meeting…

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…

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

University hosts Guanacaste job fair
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Business
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University hosts Guanacaste job fair

L. Arias - November 3, 2016

The National University (UNA) will host a job fair at its campus in Liberia, Guanacaste, on Thursday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. A group of 22…

Employers more cautious on hiring during upcoming quarter
Business
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Business
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Employers more cautious on hiring during upcoming quarter

L. Arias - September 19, 2016

Opportunities for job seekers during the last three months of the year will be lower than those reported for the current quarter, a survey by consulting firm Manpower…