All posts tagged "jobs"

  • Jobless Korea
    S. Korea’s youth unemployment at new high

    By Yoon Ja-young The jobless rate for young people reached a record high last year, while a significant number of youth ended up with temporary jobs. Statistics Korea’s survey for 2014 showed the number of people with...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    More and more NY Korean Americans are finding jobs in South Korea

    By The Korea Times New York staff An increasing number of second-generation Korean Americans living in New York are finding jobs in South Korea. According to data released by New York Korean Consulate General Tuesday, 1,127 New...

    • Posted January 9, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    S. Korea’s unemployment rate stands at 3.2 pct in October

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea’s unemployment rate remained unchanged from a month earlier in October, but the pace of job creation slowed to a four-month low, a government report showed Wednesday. The country’s unemployment rate stood at...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • President Obama will make Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden, his primary adviser in dealing with Ebola-related issues.  (AP)
    US hiring rising, but Americans are anxious

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Just after a midterm election that was driven by voters’ anxiety about the U.S. economy, the government is likely Friday to report the latest strong monthly job gain. Employers are expected to have added...

    • Posted November 7, 2014
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  • (Korea Times file)
    [BBC] Teacher is turned down for a job in South Korea ‘because of the alcoholism nature of the Irish’

        A teacher from the Republic of Ireland has been turned down for a job in South Korea due to the “alcoholism nature” of Irish people. Katie Mulrennan, from County Kerry, had applied for a...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • (NEWSis)
    Number of non-permanent employees in S. Korea hits all-time high

    The number of ‘non-permanent employees (비정규직)’ in South Korea grew to an all-time high in August, with much of the increase coming from those in their 60s and older, gove rnment data showed Tuesday. The number of workers...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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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)
    Young Korean Americans’ biggest worry is finding a job

    Calls related to concerns over finding work increased five-fold from previous quarter Job Korea says international students face the slimmest odds of securing jobs These days, young Korean Americans’ biggest worry is finding a job. In the first...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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