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Over Half of University Students and Salaried Workers Are Interested in Becoming Civil Servants

Over Half of University Students and Salaried Workers Are Interested in Becoming Civil Servants

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) – With employment stability rapidly becoming one of the most important considerations for those seeking a job, more than half of the university students and salaried workers in South Korea are eyeing the idea of becoming a civil servant. According to a recent online survey conducted by the Korea TOEIC [...]

Government Improves Policies for Public Servants

Government Improves Policies for Public Servants

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Personnel Management revealed Tuesday that cancer, depression, and the suicide of public service members will now be recognized as official occupational health incidents if they’re related to official duties.  Occupational health incidents refer to illnesses or injuries related to, or resulting from, official work duties. In [...]

Over Half of Jobseekers Make Exam Preparation While Approaching Job Market

Over Half of Jobseekers Make Exam Preparation While Approaching Job Market

SEOUL, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) – More than half of the young jobseekers in Korea are preparing for some kind of examination, particularly the civil service examinations. Most ‘lucky’ new hires who have started careers at large companies as permanent employees tend to stay in their jobs, whereas half of the new employees hired on temporary [...]

Local Government Sees More Female Hiring, Higher Average Age of Employees

Local Government Sees More Female Hiring, Higher Average Age of Employees

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The average age of civil servants at the local government level rose, and the number of female employees nearly doubled, data showed Sunday.  According to data released by the Ministry of the Interior on the general statistics of civil servants in the country’s provincial governments, their average age in [...]