20 de November 2020

More than 1,500 new job opportunities to be presented by foreign companies in Bogota

Job fair
Work opportunities
Foreign Direct Investment

Twelve international and local companies, including Claro, Johnson & Johnson, Diageo, Decathlon and Scotiabank GBS, will provide details on the available positions they have this Wednesday, November 25, during the last virtual job fair of 2020, an initiative led by Invest in Bogota, the Bogota Chamber of Commerce and the Secretary of Economic Development.

3rd job fair

As part of the strategies developed by the public sector and private companies to connect the supply and demand of human talent in Bogota, the investment promotion agency Invest in Bogota, the Bogota Chamber of Commerce and the Secretary of Economic Development will carry out this Wednesday, November 25th, the 3rd virtual job fair, an exercise that in its first two versions summoned more than 15,000 attendees to present 20,000 job opportunities.

On this occasion, 12 companies from sectors such as telecommunications, retail, health, creative industries, technology, and outsourcing will present more than 1,500 vacancies available in Bogota and other regions of the country. During the event, the companies Claro, Johnson & Johnson, Diageo, Tech Mahindra, ImexHS, Zemoga, Decathlon, Scotiabank GBS, Concentrix, EfectoStudios, Certicámara and Robin Food will present details of the positions. 

In addition, the virtual fair will have the participation of entities such as the Public Employment Agency (Sena), Bogotá Trabaja and Laboratoria, which will be part of an academic block in which attendees will receive recommendations to be more successful in their job search, as well as information on the programs and support these entities offer people who are actively looking for job opportunities.

Those interested in participating in the 3rd virtual job fair of Invest in Bogota can register through this link.

Other vacancies available in Bogota

In addition to the vacancies that will be presented during the virtual session on November 25th, the employment section available in the Invest in Bogota website has thousands of job offers from companies that are looking for talent in the city during this 2020. This section has available all the presentations of the companies that have participated in the job fairs organized by the city's investment promotion agency.

Invest in Bogota estimates show that in 2019 alone, greenfield Foreign Direct Investment that arrived in the country's capital generated more than 93,000 direct and indirect jobs. Each project that lands in the city can generate on average 566 direct and indirect jobs, a sign of the relevance of foreign investment as an engine for economic recovery and social development in the city.