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S. Korea Lags Behind Rivals in Attracting Foreign Talent

S. Korea Lags Behind Rivals in Attracting Foreign Talent

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea lags behind rival industrialized countries in attracting talented foreign workers, various industry data showed Tuesday, despite the government’s effort to ease its visa issuance system to cope with the country’s declining labor force. The number of foreigners residing in South Korea jumped from 1.4 million in 2011 [...]

Most SMEs in Korea Against Foreign Worker Levy

Most SMEs in Korea Against Foreign Worker Levy

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Most small and medium enterprises in South Korea are against the government’s push to adopt the foreign worker levy, citing an increased financial burden and questioning its effect in boosting the employment of domestic jobseekers, a survey showed Sunday. The government plans to introduce a new levy system, in [...]

Mobile Service Calculates Severance Pay for Foreign Workers

Mobile Service Calculates Severance Pay for Foreign Workers

SEOUL, Nov.24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Human Resources Development Service of Korea announced that it will be managing a mobile service that calculates severance pay until the end of the year, to offer a more convenient option for business owners and foreign workers. The service can be used by going to the EPS homepage (http://www.eps.go.kr), [...]