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Employment Rate for Korean Moms Remains Low, Despite High Enrollment in Kindergarten Programs

Employment Rate for Korean Moms Remains Low, Despite High Enrollment in Kindergarten Programs

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Countries are expanding social childcare and education systems in attempt to eliminate career breaks for women caused by childbirth and childcare. Unlike in major developed countries, however, the employment rate of women and kindergarten enrollment of children in South Korea is not directly proportional. According to an analysis released [...]

Employment Rate of College Graduates Falls to Six-year Low of 66.2 pct in 2017: Report

Employment Rate of College Graduates Falls to Six-year Low of 66.2 pct in 2017: Report

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The employment rate of graduates of domestic colleges and graduate schools fell to 66.2 percent in 2017, a report by the Ministry of Education and the Korean Educational Development Institute said Thursday. Last year’s employment rate of the highly educated graduates was the lowest since the ministry and the [...]

S. Korea’s Employment Growth Stalls amid Weak Economy

S. Korea’s Employment Growth Stalls amid Weak Economy

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s job market recovery stalled in the first quarter of this year amid weak economic growth despite improvements in other members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), data showed Tuesday.  South Korea’s employment rate for people aged 15-65 stood at 65.9 percent for the January-March [...]