All posts tagged "employment"

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    S. Korea sees over 80 percent increase US work visa requests

    South Korea has seen a sharp increase — nearly 90 percent — in the number of U.S. work visas requested by its citizens in the last three years, according to a recent report its Ministry of Employment...

    • Posted November 22, 2015
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    Samsung chairman donates more than $17 million to help young job seekers

    By Kim Yoo-chul Ailing Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee has donated 20 billion won (US$17.4 million) to a government-initiated fund to help operate various programs for young job seekers. The decision by the chairman has increased the amount...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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    S. Korea to go all-in to create jobs for young people

    DAEGU/SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea will concentrate all of its available resources on helping create new jobs for young people who find it difficult to get hired, the top economic policymaker said Wednesday. The country remains dogged...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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    S. Korea to boost youth employment by offering tax benefits, lowering elderly’s wages

    South Korea revealed on Monday that it will be implementing a new system to give a boost to the ailing employment figures of the country’s younger job seekers. Those aged between 15 and 29 are experiencing a...

    • Posted July 20, 2015
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    S. Korean grads quitting degree-related job hunt

    By Jhoo Dong-chan An increasing number of unemployed young adults are giving up hope of finding a job. Park is one of the so-called NEET tribe — an acronym for “Not in education, employment or training.” A...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • An office in the Gangnam district in Seoul, South Korea (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    S. Korean women lag far behind men in wages

    SEJONG, May 19 (Yonhap) — South Korean female workers lagged far behind their male counterparts in wages in 2013, government data showed Tuesday, highlighting a deep gender gap in the country’s workforce. The average salary of a...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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    S. Korea’s jobless rate drops to 4 pct in March

    SEJONG, April 15 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s jobless rate fell in March from a month earlier due to seasonal factors and more hiring by the manufacturing and service sectors, a government report said Wednesday. According to the...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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