Sykes job fair will offer in-person and remote jobs in Guanacaste

Sykes will host a job fair at its facilities in the Solarium Free Zone, Liberia, where it will offer face-to-face and remote customer service jobs for residents of Guanacaste. Other companies like Baxter and Novex will also have vacancies for the next few days.

The Sykes activity will take place on Friday November 11 and Saturday November 12, with hours from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the first day and from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the second. Those interested in applying can do so directly on site, via the company’s platform.

In the statement, the company explained that only your personal information, high school diploma and criminal record are required to apply for any of the vacancies. The company explained that over the next few months it plans to hire about 100 people, although it plans to do so in increments of 20 new employees per month.

“This time we want to offer customer service positions for bilingual staff across the province, so we want to invite everyone looking for work to join our job fair and opt for a job “, mentioned Yolanda. senior Human Resources at Sykes Costa Rica.

The job fair is part of the company’s strategy to attract talent from outside the greater metropolitan area, as well as to provide employment opportunities for people who are studying or who have already finished their professional career. .


For its part, the medical device company Baxter will also organize a job fair at its facilities, located in the free zone of Zeta, in Cartago, which will aim to hire refugees who currently live in Costa Rica.

The activity will take place next Friday, November 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Those interested in applying for any of the positions must present themselves in person at the company’s facilities with their curriculum vitae. up to date.

Baxter will offer 15 positions, in different fields such as manufacturing operators, warehouse and shipping assistants, as well as electromechanical, refrigeration and precision technicians. The requirements will depend on the position the person wishes to apply for.

Those interested in the position of Production Operator must submit their current resume, ID, work permit and two previous employment records with phone numbers showing the time they have worked in the company.

In the case of warehouse assistants, you must bring all of the above requirements, in addition to a copy of the license or proof of passing the driving theory test, as well as an intermediate level of English and at least one year of experience in similar positions.

Those wishing to apply for technical positions will have to meet the same requirements as warehouse clerks, with the exception of a driver’s license or proof of passing the driving theory test, the company said. .

The fair has the support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Ministry of Labour, the National Training Institute and the Municipality of Guarco, according to Roberto Terán, director of manufacturing for Costa Rica and Colombia of the company.

Meanwhile, Ferreterías Novex will also organize two job fairs to hire permanent staff for its two offices, located in Escazú and Curridabat. The first of these will take place in Escazú, on Friday, November 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and the second will be held virtually from November 14 to 16.

Available positions are store clerk, customer service, cashiers, dispatchers, warehouse assistants and forklift operators. Requirements to apply for any of the vacancies are a bachelor’s degree in secondary education (desirable), one year of experience in similar positions, knowledge of the hardware industry, and submission of a printed resume.

In addition, those interested should keep in mind that availability to work on rotation and on weekends is required. Candidates can send their information to [email protected]

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