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500 Hours of Work for One Semester’s Tuition at a South Korean Private University

500 Hours of Work for One Semester’s Tuition at a South Korean Private University

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A shocking report has revealed that South Korean students on average have to work up to 500 hours to cover their tuition fees for each semester if they are attending a private university. The grim findings come from a new report conducted by major South Korean recruitment website Albamon released [...]

Tit-for-tat Site against Controversial Albamon Commercial to Be Closed

Tit-for-tat Site against Controversial Albamon Commercial to Be Closed

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – “Sajangmon,” a tit-for-tat site against the Albamon commercial that upset small business owners as it describes them as mean employers, will be closed after strong public opposition. The manager of the Internet community for employers protesting against the Albamon commercial announced on February 11 that the Sajangmon site will [...]

Controversial Ad Highlights Korea’s Minimum Wage Issue

Controversial Ad Highlights Korea’s Minimum Wage Issue

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — An ad supporting part-time workers’ labor rights is being involved in an unexpected controversy, and is at the forefront of a showdown between the nation’s employers and job seekers. The commercial, which was created by AlbaMon, a job information site, features Hyeri, a member of the popular K-pop girl [...]