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Companies Generally Satisfied with the Results of Blind Recruitment

Companies Generally Satisfied with the Results of Blind Recruitment

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Companies that have introduced blind recruitment policies generally seem to be satisfied with the results. According to a recent survey of 554 people in charge of human resources conducted by job search portal JobKorea, 42 percent of companies that introduced blind recruitment said they were satisfied with the hiring [...]

More S. Korean Companies Adopting Blind Recruitment

More S. Korean Companies Adopting Blind Recruitment

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Over the past two years, a growing number of South Korean businesses have introduced so-called ‘blind recruiting’ practices, where companies hire employees without being informed of their academic, geographic, and gender information. Saramin, an online job portal, conducted a survey of 821 companies, 31.5 percent of which said they [...]

Government Revises Hiring Regulations to Promote Merit-Based ‘Blind’

Government Revises Hiring Regulations to Promote Merit-Based ‘Blind’

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – The government will not demand photo or other personal information unrelated to work from applicants when hiring experienced employees starting late this month, as part of efforts to promote merit-based “blind” hiring, the Ministry of Personnel Management said Wednesday. The ministry said it has revised regulations to introduce a [...]

Government Calls for ‘Blind Recruitment’ Receive Lukewarm Response in Business Sector

Government Calls for ‘Blind Recruitment’ Receive Lukewarm Response in Business Sector

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Fewer than one in ten South Korean companies are on board with the government’s call to adopt so-called ‘blind recruitment’ practices, in which employers are encouraged to judge job candidates as individuals and divert their attention from their education levels and relative work experience, according to a new survey. [...]

More South Korean Employers On Board With Blind Recruitment

More South Korean Employers On Board With Blind Recruitment

SEOUL, Jun. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — As President Moon has encouraged more employers to embrace anonymous recruitment in both the public and private sectors, to bring about a more equitable society, an increasing number of companies are adopting so-called blind recruitment policies. Recruitment portal Saramin is among the forward-thinking companies to join the movement, as [...]