Latin America job opportunities

18 Jan, 2013


jobs in latin americaIn this article, we are going to talk about Latin America job opportunities. If you are interested in working abroad, we invite you to read the info here.

Would you like to work abroad? Then, maybe you are interested in working in Latin America. The economic stability of this part of the world is one of the most important reasons why people are looking for jobs here. If you want to work in Latin America, you should try to have a good command of the Spanish language, because in most Latin American countries, Spanish is the official language. In this section we also want to present you with useful websites where you can find Latin America job opportunities.

Meanwhile The U.S. and Europe have suffered economically; Latin America including countries such as Panama, Ecuador, Argentina, Chile, etc has been lauded for its economic stability, offering also entrepreneurial opportunities. The previous aspects make of Latin America an attractive place for job seekers who are ready to work abroad.

The Spanish language to work in Latin America

If you know the Spanish language, then you can increase the opportunity to get a job. So, if you are thinking on working in countries of Latin America, it is a good idea to learn the Spanish language in advance. You can take language courses in your country or even in the country you want to work. Also, there are many websites on Internet, where you can test your Spanish level and then, according to the results, practice speaking and listening, and learn the Spanish Grammar rules

Remember that your language skills must be included in your resume. Recruiters will look for candidates who speak the language of their country, and also for candidates that speak other foreign languages. So, take your time to learn the language of the country in which you want to work.

Where to find Latin America job opportunities?

If you are a job seeker looking for job positions in Latin America, then we want to present you with some useful websites, that you can visit in order you find your dreamed job:

  • Jobs.gecareers. A website where you can search jobs by location. You will find a variety of job opportunities related to different areas.
  • Jobinthesun. Here you can find jobs in the Caribbean Islands (Cayman Island, Bermuda, Bahamas, Dominica, etc). Whether you want to relocate and work in the Caribbean Island, or work for a short time, then visit this great website.
  • Latpro. It is an excellent website where you can find a variety of job positions. This website will be a useful resource in your job search process.
  • Jobomas. Find jobs in Latin American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Peru, etc. You have to subscribe in the website to apply for the job.

The previous are just some examples of the great resources you have available on Internet to find job positions. Then, if you plan to work abroad and in Latin America, we encourage you to learn the Spanish language, visit websites such as those listed in this article, and apply for the jobs you are interested in.

By Xavier Colomain, Resume Consultant and Blog Contributor. Sharing expertise and providing Career Coaching since 1997. Owner of