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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Friday
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Friday

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 30, 2020

We hope you're reading this Costa Rica news while drinking a delicious  coffee and eating a traditional  gallo pinto. Here's the local news you should know today. Happy…

Amazon adding 2,000 new jobs in Costa Rica
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Amazon adding 2,000 new jobs in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 26, 2019

Amazon executives announced Wednesday the creation of 2,000 new jobs in its Costa Rica offices. The Seattle, Washington-based company said it hopes to fill the positions --…

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…

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…

Foreign firms in Costa Rica created 12,000 new jobs this year
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Foreign firms in Costa Rica created 12,000 new jobs this year

L. Arias - December 15, 2015

A total of 39 foreign-owned companies opened 11,935 new jobs in Costa Rica this year, the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) reported this week. At the…

US company World Fuel Services seeks 70 bilingual employees
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US company World Fuel Services seeks 70 bilingual employees

L. Arias - November 18, 2015

World Fuel Services (WFS), a company in the marketing and financing of fuel products, will expand operations in Costa Rica next year, and is currently recruiting 70…

Intel hiring for new Costa Rica operation
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Intel hiring for new Costa Rica operation

L. Arias - November 18, 2015

Multinational technology company Intel is recruiting professional and technical staff for its new research and development center in Costa Rica, which the company officially announced Tuesday in San…