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45.7 pct of Multicultural Students Remain Undecided on Future Career

45.7 pct of Multicultural Students Remain Undecided on Future Career

SEOUL, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Almost half of all teenagers from multicultural families said they have not decided on their future career path. Many of them were being influenced by economic situations, the educational background of their parents, and other external factors, according to a recent study. The National Youth Policy Institute conducted a [...]

Women Experiencing Career Interruption After Giving Birth

Women Experiencing Career Interruption After Giving Birth

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A report analyzing the circumstances of South Korean married women using data from a survey conducted in 2018 was published by the Korean Institute for Health and Social Affairs on Friday. The survey was conducted to investigate the conditions surrounding birth rate, family health and welfare. According to the [...]

More Women Are Actively Pursuing Their Career Goals than Ever Before

More Women Are Actively Pursuing Their Career Goals than Ever Before

LONDON, Mar. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — To mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on Thursday, 8 March 2018, PwC surveyed over 3,600 professional women (aged 28-40) to find out about their career development experiences and aspirations. The survey included respondents from employers across 27 industry sectors and from over 60 countries worldwide. The report – Time [...]

Survey Reveals Most Desirable Jobs Among Korean Students

Survey Reveals Most Desirable Jobs Among Korean Students

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent survey by Chung-Ang University on 4,140 of its students revealed that jobs at major conglomerates are still the most coveted positions, selected by 24.3 percent of the students.  Ranking second were jobs at public enterprises (state-owned or operated) at 13.7 percent, specialized professions (i.e. doctors, lawyers, and [...]

Foreign Brides Start New Careers as Professional Translators

Foreign Brides Start New Careers as Professional Translators

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Women who migrated to Korea to marry Korean men are using their language skills to cultivate meaningful careers, by establishing cooperative associations and social ventures that provide translation services. According to statistics from the Ministry of Justice, there are approximately 850,000 foreign brides in Korea, representing 45 percent of [...]

Careers about Heathcare and Beauty to Be Most Promising in Korea

Careers about Heathcare and Beauty to Be Most Promising in Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Careers associated with healthcare and beauty will be promising, as Koreans are increasingly putting an emphasis on appearance and well-being, and this prospect is all the more likely as Korea is becoming an aging society rapidly, according to a recent poll surveyed on the nation’s professionals spanning various job [...]