Excperted from the Chile Career Guide
Online Job Sites
This Chilean site maintains a huge database of job postings—there are more than 7,000 listings in greater Santiago alone. Jobseekers can search by profession, full- or part-time work, salary range and how long ago the listings were posted. Each advertisement allows the jobseeker to send a résumé directly to the employer.
Government Employment Resources
Directorio Oficinas Municipales de Intermediación Laboral (OMIL)
Each major town in Chile has an OMIL office to help jobseekers find work. Many of the larger cities also have their own OMIL websites with jobs databases. From the national Bolsa de Empleo website, click on Directorio OMIL to find a list of OMIL offices nationwide. Santiago’s OMIL office maintains its own website and jobs database.
Directorio Oficinas Municipales de Intermediación Laboral
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Ilustre Municipalidad de Santiago
Plaza de Armas S/N
Mesa Central 7136602
Tel: +56 2 632-1684
http://www.chileinside.cl/ (Spanish, English, German)
Chile Inside uses your profile information to match you with internship opportunities at a variety of private companies in Chile. Most of the internships are unpaid, and Chile Inside charges a placement fee for its services. Internships range from four weeks to six months. The organization can arrange for housing during the internship.
Feria Mercado Laboral
Trabajando.com organizes numerous career fairs throughout Chile, each called a Feria Mercado Laboral. Jobseekers must pre-register online and upload their résumés at least one week before the fair. Click on the most recent fair to see the list of employers who usually attend.
Staffing Agencies and Temporary Help Firms
Robert Half International
Robert Half International offers staffing in the fields of accounting, engineering, finance and information technology. It has an office in Santiago, but staffs qualified individuals throughout the country. Jobseekers can browse available jobs on the website.
Robert Half International
Avenida Isidora Goyenechea, 2800
Torre Titanium, Piso 15
Tel: +56 2 2928-8700
Email: Chilefa@roberthalf.cl (finance and accounting)
Chilefsg@roberthalf.cl (financial services)
Executive Recruiters and Search Firms
This Chilean company offers a variety of human resources outsourcing services, including headhunting. Its various clients include banks, real estate firms, retail stores, schools and wineries. There is no list of current openings, but interested jobseekers can submit general résumés via email.
Tel: +56 2 2893-2928
Newspapers that Publish Job Advertisements
El Murcurio is Santiago’s largest daily newspaper. It has an online classified section of more than 100 job openings, most of which are in the Santiago metro area. Each ad includes a short description of the job and instructions on how to apply directly through the website.
This is just a short sample of what you’ll find in over 100 pages of information in the Chile Guide.