All posts tagged "jobs"

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    S. Korean gov’t to help youth find overseas jobs

    (Yonhap) — South Korea will ramp up efforts to help young people find jobs in foreign countries in an attempt to cope with stubbornly high youth unemployment, the government said recently. The move comes as the jobless...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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    Korean companies ask applicants how much alcohol they can handle, physical features

    By Kim Bo-eun Some job applicants are understandably uncomfortable about having to answer unrelated personal questions asked by perspective employers, including some leading firms. Although some of them have dropped requirements for job seekers to provide photos...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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    Glass ceiling in S. Korea still hard to crack: poll

    SEOUL, May 20 (Yonhap) — Seven out of 10 workers in South Korea think that there is a thick glass ceiling in their workplace, a poll showed Wednesday, demonstrating that the local work environment is still dogged...

    • Posted May 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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    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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    Thousands flock to 4th annual Hiring Fair in LA

    By Brian Han The 4th annual Hiring Fair brought together thousands of job seekers and close to a hundred employers at the L.A. Convention Center on Friday. The event was co-hosted by the Korean American Economic Development Center,...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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    S. Korean president warns of bleak future without good jobs for young people

    SEOUL, March 25 (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye warned Wednesday that South Korea’s future would be bleak unless good jobs are created for the country’s young people. The unemployment rate for young people is nearly three times...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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