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Costa Rica
Job Resources
Internships are difficult to come by in Costa Rica. Utilize company websites to locate open positions.
Employment Trends
More than 20 percent of Fortune 100 companies operate in Costa Rica.
Top Companies
The following list represents companies reporting the largest assets/revenues in the country. More than 400,000 additional corporate profiles can be found in Going Global's Employer Directory.
Financial Considerations
Many prices for goods and services in Costa Rica are similar to those found in North American cities.
Resume/CVs
Cover letter use has declined in Costa Rica. The most common resume is one page long.
Interviewing Advice
Interviews are granted in Costa Rica only after good personal marketing through resumes and networking.
Cultural Advice
Avoid using first names until invited to do so and use formal Spanish pronouns and titles.
Business and Networking
Local chambers of commerce are the main business networking organizations in Costa Rica.
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