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Seoul Hosts Job Fair for Foreign Residents in Korea

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SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Business Agency hosted the 2016 Job Fair for Foreign Residents, offering job options to the rising number of immigrants in Korea. 

The single-day event that took place at COEX on Tuesday was the third of its kind since the first iteration in 2014, and was attended by 63 companies including big-name firms such as Hyundai Steel and Hyosung ITX.

The event was opened to all foreign residents and exchange students, who were provided with tips and reviews for cover letters and job interviews, job aptitude tests, business consulting, visa inquiries, and more. 

HR officials from the participating companies also carried out resume reviews and job interviews at their respective booths for those willing to apply.

The number of foreign residents in Korea was 1.74 million in 2015, more than triple the figure compared to 2006 (540,000).

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