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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 [...]

More Companies Switching to Blind Hiring for New Recruits

More Companies Switching to Blind Hiring for New Recruits

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — More local companies are switching to blind hiring for new recruits, looking more at qualifications for required skills rather than alma mater, hometowns and language proficiency, an analysis indicated Wednesday. According to the Korea Economic Research Institute, the surveyed firms mostly adopted blind hiring for select positions. Lotte Department [...]

Job Seekers Turn to Free Rental Services for Interview Attire

Job Seekers Turn to Free Rental Services for Interview Attire

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The free business suit rental service for new graduates offered jointly by the Incheon Business Information Technopark and the city government of Incheon has been garnering praise since it was initiated in February. Over the past four months, a total of 608 people have benefited from the service, which [...]

One out of 7 College Graduates Has Felt Suicidal: Survey

One out of 7 College Graduates Has Felt Suicidal: Survey

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) — One out of seven college graduates hunting jobs have thought of committing suicide due to extreme stress, a survey showed Sunday. According to the survey conducted by the Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center on 124 college graduates currently searching for jobs, 40 percent said they had experienced symptoms [...]

SK Unveils AI Solution for Reviewing Resumes

SK Unveils AI Solution for Reviewing Resumes

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Holdings Co. on Monday showcased a new human resources solution that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) technology, allowing clients to simplify the process of reviewing resumes. The company said the program, “Aibril HR,” will be utilized by the local recruitment service provider Scout. Under the cooperation, the two companies [...]