With these new positions, which will be offered to start this month, Concentrix hopes to strengthen local communities through a variety of
new job opportunities for skilled workers.  - Concentrix courtesy photo-

Published Friday, September 18, 2020

California-based company now hiring

By the A.M. Costa Rica staff

Concentrix, a subsidiary of California-based SYNNEX Corporation, announced on Thursday the opening of 1,300 job vacancies in its Costa Rican branch.

The company is working to increase its presence in Costa Rica, said the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency, CINDE, in its statement.

With these new positions, which will be offered to start this month, Concentrix hopes to strengthen local communities through a variety of new job opportunities for skilled workers.

“Concentrix Costa Rica gives you more than a job! Come and be part of a team that continues to grow with you and shares the ‘Pura Vida’ with the hearts of our clients and staff members!" said Juan Pablo Guzmán, country leader of Concentrix.

With more than 24 Fortune 500 clients in Costa Rica, Concentrix’s service offerings are provided in 5 different languages, via email, chat, voice, and back-office services.

People interested in applying with Concentrix, should visit its careers website and apply to the job that best matches their professional profile. Concentrix, located in Pavas District Industrial Zone, in San José Province, is a technology-enabled customer service company.

This is the fourth U.S. Company announcing open vacancies this month.

On Sept. 9, Michigan-Based, Burke Porter Group, dedicated to offering automation solutions to industrial companies announced through its affiliate company, NACS Inc., will open operations in the country.

According to the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency, CINDE, the company will be headquartered in the Green Park Free Zone, in Coyol Canton, Alajuela Province.

The company will hire technical personnel who display a strong command of the English language and who have experience in the field of manufacturing medical devices. Available positions will extend to precision mechanics, control electricians, mechanical and control engineers, and administrative personnel. People interested in applying for a vacancy job can send their resume to careerscr@nacsinc.com

On Sept. 3, the Tampa, Florida-based company SYKES announced the opening of its new branch in the Solarium industrial zone in Liberia Canton, Guanacaste Province.

According to the company, 600 job vacancies available of which the hiring of the first 100 employees will begin in November and December.

The company estimates it will hire a total of 600 people within 18 months to work at these new facilities in Liberia.

Bilingual individuals will be considered for telecommunications and financial operations positions, while those with basic and intermediate knowledge in other languages will be assigned to the technical support department.

People interested in applying for a vacant job must have an English level equal to or greater than 85%, and must apply through their website SykesCostaRica.com

For those who do not have the required level of English, SYKES will offer admission to the SYKES Academy, whose purpose is to improve, in short cycles of 1 to 2 months, the command of the language to obtain a job offer.

SYKES has been opening operations in the country for more than 20 years. It has more than 5,000 employees in its facilities in Heredia Province, and Moravia, Hatillo and San Pedro in San José Province.

On Sept. 2, Moody’s MSC office in Costa Rica recently surpassed 100 employees and has plans to continue adding support service positions related to data, software, technology, and finance.

To support Moody’s Investors Service, MIS, the global credit rating agency, MIS Support Services CR SRL, MSC, was established in Costa Rica in 2018. Based out of the Eurocenter building in Barreal District in Heredia Province, Moody’s MSC employees provide non-analytical support to Moody’s global offices.

People interested in applying for a vacancy can reach more information on Moodys Costa Rica jobs site

Unemployment is one of the most critical issues in the country. According to the Employment Survey, from May to July, of the National Institute of Statistics and Census, the unemployment rate was at 24.4%, which meant that the unemployed population reached 557,000 people.

This is a dramatic increase in unemployment compared to the same period in 2019, when 270,000 people were out of work.

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