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Samsung Decides to Indefinitely Postpone Spring Hiring

Samsung Decides to Indefinitely Postpone Spring Hiring

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top conglomerate Samsung Group has decided to delay its traditional spring hiring period indefinitely as the coronavirus outbreak rages on. The deadline for submitting applications has already been pushed back. Last year, the group received applications from March 11, starting with job applications for its affiliates in [...]

Brain Drain a Concern in S. Korea as Global Competition for EV Batteries Heats Up

Brain Drain a Concern in S. Korea as Global Competition for EV Batteries Heats Up

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Global competition for electric vehicle (EV) batteries has countries and companies battling to attract top talent. In particular, concerns over technology leaks are growing as battery manufacturers in China, Europe and other countries have been attempting to woo Korean workers. Companies are offering high salaries targeting skilled Korean talent. [...]

Major Shipyards to Hire Workers Despite Ongoing Belt-tightening Mode

Major Shipyards to Hire Workers Despite Ongoing Belt-tightening Mode

SEOUL, Mar. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major shipbuilders are planning to recruit new workers despite the ongoing belt-tightening mode on hopes that the industry is on track towards recovery, sources said Monday. Although they did not finalize the details on the new hiring, the major shipyards are considering recruiting a small number of [...]

SK Innovation Creates Subsidiary to Hire Disabled Persons

SK Innovation Creates Subsidiary to Hire Disabled Persons

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co. signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Employment Agency for the Disabled on Tuesday to implement a system of subsidiary businesses for disabled persons. This system recognizes employees with disability, hired by a subsidiary company established for the purpose of hiring disabled persons, as employed [...]

Survey Says Japanese Companies Want to Hire Koreans

Survey Says Japanese Companies Want to Hire Koreans

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A study conducted by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) revealed that many Japanese corporations are interested in hiring Koreans. KOTRA announced on Monday that 96 percent of 177 Japanese companies participating in the survey wanted to hire Koreans in the near future. Of the 177 companies polled, 148 [...]

MBA Hiring is Strong, with 4 in 5 Companies Planning to Hire Graduates in 2018

MBA Hiring is Strong, with 4 in 5 Companies Planning to Hire Graduates in 2018

RESTON, Va., Jun. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released its 17th annual survey report, the GMAC 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey report, and findings indicate that MBA hiring remains strong. Overall, 81 percent of responding companies plan to hire MBA graduates in 2018. Among all respondents globally, 52 percent of companies [...]