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Unemployment in Costa Rica reaches 20.1%, the highest in its history, in midst of pandemic
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Unemployment in Costa Rica reaches 20.1%, the highest in its history, in midst of pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - July 16, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 20.1% from March to May 2020, marking the highest-recorded level of that economic indicator, the official statistical agency announced Thursday. The figure…

Unemployment in Costa Rica reaches 15.7%, the highest in its history
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Unemployment in Costa Rica reaches 15.7%, the highest in its history

AFP and The Tico Times - June 19, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 15.7% from February to April 2020, marking the highest-recorded level of that economic indicator, the official statistical agency announced Thursday. The figure…

Unemployment in Costa Rica was rising even before coronavirus crisis
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Unemployment in Costa Rica was rising even before coronavirus crisis

AFP and The Tico Times - May 8, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 12.5% ​​in the first quarter of this year, up from 11.3% in the same period of 2019, the official statistical agency reported…

Unemployment in Costa Rica rose to 12.4% at the end of 2019
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Unemployment in Costa Rica rose to 12.4% at the end of 2019

AFP and The Tico Times - February 6, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica grew to 12.4% at the end of 2019 and is one of the highest in Latin America, the country's official statistics agency said…

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

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
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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…

Employers more cautious on hiring during upcoming quarter
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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…

Companies announce job openings in business, engineering and interpretation services
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Companies announce job openings in business, engineering and interpretation services

L. Arias - July 19, 2016

Companies in the services sector are starting the second half of the year with good hiring prospects. Three of them this week announced they are offering a…

Companies in Alajuela, Heredia best bets for employment in next quarter
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Companies in Alajuela, Heredia best bets for employment in next quarter

L. Arias - March 16, 2016

Employers in Costa Rica were optimistic about hiring plans for the next quarter, according to the Employment Outlook Survey released Tuesday by consulting firm Manpower. In the survey, 71…