SEOUL, Sep. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – JobKorea, a job search website in Korea, announced that it polled 1,511 college students and recent grads to learn what company they would like to work for. Of the top-ten choices, Samsung Electronics was the sole outlier among male students while CJ CheilJedang was the one among female participants.
As many as 19.8 percent of male respondents chose the Korean tech giant as the most favored company, followed by Hyundai Motors (11.5%), POSCO (10.4%), Korea Electric Power Corporation (10.1%) and Kia Motors (7.9%).
In contrast, 18.9 percent of female students said they wanted to work for CJ CheilJedang, followed by Asiana Airlines (14.6%), Korean Airlines (14.4%), Samsung Electronics (13.9%) and POSCO (10.0%).
According to the survey, male college students prefer auto makers while females favor airlines.
In terms of the reason, 45.6 percent of male participants said they valued corporate welfare and work environment while 52.3 percent of female students answered they paid attention to brand image.
By M.H. Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)