SEOUL, Feb.23 (Korea Bizwire) – Young Korean job seekers selected Google as the foreign company that they would like to work at the most.
Job portals Job Korea and Albamon conducted a survey on 2,007 university students and job seekers, asking them what foreign company they would like to work at. Google Korea ranked first (70.9 percent).
Apple Korea ranked second (25.9 percent), followed by Starbucks Korea (16.9 percent), Nike Sports (14.4 percent) and Yuhan Kimberly (14.0 percent).
BMW Korea, Louis Vuitton, L’Oréal Korea, Adidas Korea and 3M Korea ranked sixth to tenth, followed by Microsoft Korea, Audi-Volkswagen Korea, Costco Korea, CitiBank, Standard Chartered Korea, eBay Korea, Sony Korea, Prada, P&G, and Homeplus.
The respondents picked employment benefits (37.2 percent) as the most attractive quality of foreign companies. Also, a horizontal work environment (24.0 percent) and opportunities to work abroad (17.6 percent) were said to be desirable.
Foreign language abilities (45.8 percent), global sensibility (15.8 percent), and experience in related fields (15.6 percent) were qualities the respondents thought they would need to get a job at the foreign companies they wished to work at.
By Lina Jang (firstname.lastname@example.org)