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Expat Advice: Working in cleveland, Costa Rica

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

cleveland

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

manufacturing, restaurants, tool and die companies, housekeeping, bar attendants, waitress, etc

What type of work do you do and how did you find your job?

I worked as phlebotomist technician, medical lab. technician, medical assistant working in the medical field: American Red Cross, Plasma donor center, hospital, health center etc.

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How did you obtain your work permit? What advice would you have for others about work permits?

I am U.S.A., citizen. get work permits from Immigration or Homeland security if your arenot permanent residents in the U.S.A.

Have you taken language and cross-cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment? If so, how have they helped you on the job?

in my communication betewen our cultural.

If you were transferred abroad by your employer, were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation? What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer?

Yes. None right now.

What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad?

My advice is get all the information they need to apply for any position abroad also be ready with there resume and cover letters. Also get all information from that country in general.

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