The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – On Wednesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 10, the Spanish-American University (HU), located in Llorente Tibás, will have their fourth annual free Job Fair that will offer 1,000 vacant positions, with the minimum requirements varying from a high school to a college degree.

The vacancies are for those who can speak only one language or are bilingual (English, French, German and Portuguese).

In the fair more than 30 companies including Amazon, EPA, Sykes, Pizza Hut, Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, ITS, Credomatic, Starbucks, Unilever, Credix Group Multivex, Search, Eurociencia Teleformance, Renaware, CINDE, Ministry of Labour, among others, are participating.

The vacancies include sales executives, marketers, network executives, web developers, java software developers, software testers (QA), customer service administrative management of a second language (English and French), engineers of systems/computers, specialists of bilingual technical support, database management, accounting analysts, call center agents with advanced English skills, electronic engineers, project managers, instigating, promoting, general administrative positions in areas, display, sales executives and customer service, among others.

Nancy Mora, spokeswoman for the UH, says that this is one will be a free activity and will be open from 9 am until 6 pm at Llorente Tibás, which is aimed at the general unemployed population or those who want to improve their labor.

In its latest report of the Continuing Survey of Employment, the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) revealed that for the first quarter of 2014 unemployment was 9.7% with an average of 225,000 people, of which 114,000 were males and 111,000 women.

Therefore, various tools and services will be offered. Attendees should bring their resume in digital and printed format.

Attendees will have access to a virtual information space question about the participating companies and supply positions. Psychological support for those who are interested will be provided to facilitate their job search. Also there will be talks face to face or via the internet, which experts of Civil Service CINDE, Ministry of Labour and Manpower will give with a series of tips from how to improve your resume to how to conduct a successful interview. Also, if attendees want to know their level of English they can have an assessment.

Officials of the Civil Service will also participate so that attendees know the job opportunities of the state, the type of profile they are looking for and ways to participate for various places.

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

San Jose, Costa Rica