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Sookmyung Women’s University Offers VR Job Interview Simulations

Sookmyung Women’s University Offers VR Job Interview Simulations

SEOUL, Apr. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Sookmyung Women’s University (SWU) announced on Tuesday that it had conducted a simulated interview program for job seekers using virtual reality. The program, which runs on virtual reality (VR) technology, brings participants to a virtual interview session, where interviewers are present for a real-time interview. All of the answers [...]

Seoul Expands Free Suit Rental Program for Young Job Seekers

Seoul Expands Free Suit Rental Program for Young Job Seekers

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday that it has partnered with two additional tailors in Sinchon and Wangsimni for its free suit rental initiative starting May 22.  The city launched the service last year near Konkuk University to help unprivileged job seekers amid South Korea’s rising youth unemployment rate. [...]

What If Your Job Interviewer Tested Your Chopsticks Skills?

What If Your Job Interviewer Tested Your Chopsticks Skills?

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Prospective job seekers hoping to land a job with Sempio, a local food manufacturer, will now have to practice their chopsticks skills.  The company announced Monday that it will implement job test that evaluates applicants’ chopsticks skills starting in December.  Interviewers will observe the use of chopsticks with the [...]

Public Website for Job Seekers Encourages Sexual Discrimination at Job Interview

Public Website for Job Seekers Encourages Sexual Discrimination at Job Interview

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – WorkNet, a website providing employment information to job seekers on the Internet, jointly run by the Ministry of Employment and Labor and the Korea Employment Information Service, causes controversies with its online content seemingly condoning and encouraging sexual abuse. The Korean Women’s Association United announced that the website has provided [...]