All posts tagged "jobs"

  • KEB Hana
    KEB Hana Bank cuts 690 jobs via early retirement

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — KEB Hana Bank, South Korea’s leading lender by assets, said Sunday it has eliminated 690 jobs through a voluntary retirement program as part of efforts to downsize. The number of job cuts, made in...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • According to Job Korea, the on fair on Thursday will result in about 1,000 jobs for seekers. (Park Sang-hyuk)
    US Chinese companies search for Korean workers

    An increasing number of Chinese businesses in the United States are looking to hire Korean workers. Job Korea/China USA, in response, even opened a job fair with 10 Chinese companies with U.S. branches, including Weibo and Alibaba,...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
    • 1
  • indy, korea
    S. Korean govt to recruit public servants through US college sessions

    The South Korean government, eager to bring talented young minds from the United States into its cities as civil servants, will hold information sessions for the first time at 12 universities starting next month. “These information sessions...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
    • 1
  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    President Park will donate part of her paycheck to job fund for young people

    By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that the government will create a special fund with the purpose of creating jobs for young people as part of measures to reform the labor market. She even promised to...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
    • 0
  • (Yonhap)
    Lotte to create 24,000 new jobs by 2018

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean retail giant Lotte Group announced plans Friday to hire 24,000 new workers by 2018 in what is seen as efforts to allay escalating criticism over an ugly family feud for control of...

    • Posted August 7, 2015
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  • South Korean Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Choi Kyung-hwan (Yonhap)
    S. Korea to create 200,000 new jobs for youth by 2017

    SEOUL/SEJONG, July 27 (Yonhap) — South Korea plans to create 200,000 new jobs for the youth by 2017 while also working to permanently increase employment opportunities for young adults, the government said Monday. The country’s jobless rate...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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  • Job applicants wait for their interview in this file photo. (Korea Times file)
    Many S. Korean companies shun ‘older’ applicants as young as 28

    Four out of 10 companies restrict the age of recruits, a survey shows. Saramin, an online recruiting service, found that 166 corporations 38.6 percent said they used an age restriction to filter applicants. For male applicants, the...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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