SEOUL, Mar. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Google Korea has been selected as Korean job seekers’ number one dream work place for seven consecutive years, according to a survey conducted by job portal Saramin. According to results published on March 2, 43 percent of 1,424 job seekers answered that Google Korea was their preferred work place among foreign corporations in Korea.
Yuhan Kimberly followed Google on the dream job list for the second consecutive year, as 16.2 percent of the respondents chose the health and hygiene company as their preferred employer. Ranking third was 3M Korea, while BMW Korea, Apple Korea and P&G Korea made up the rest of the list.
The survey results also revealed some insight into what Koreans look for in jobs with foreign corporations in Korea. On the appealing factors of working for foreign corporations rather than domestic companies, 38.6 percent of the respondents answered that they hold foreign corporations’ employee welfare systems in high regard.
The Western values of such companies were what attracted 22.4 percent of the respondents to prefer foreign companies. More than half of the respondents said that they considered language skills to be the most important qualifying factor in order to be hired by foreign companies.
By J.W. Choi (email@example.com)