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Koreans in their 50s and 60s in Search of Second Life

Koreans in their 50s and 60s in Search of Second Life

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of 50- and 60-somethings in Korea are getting national qualifications for technical skills, as they seek out their second life. According to a press release from the Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL) on Aug. 29, 63,929 out of 677,686 technical qualification certificates were issued to test [...]

Employment Rate Rises for Women in Late 30s

Employment Rate Rises for Women in Late 30s

SEOUL, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The employment rate for women in their late 30s has reached its highest level in seven years, thanks to the widespread implementation of flextime scheduling. Flextime offers employees the freedom to choose their own workdays, and start and finish times.  According to Statistics Korea Thursday, last month’s employment rate [...]

A Company Only Elderly Eligible to Work Will Be Launched

A Company Only Elderly Eligible to Work Will Be Launched

Seoul, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A company where only ‘old folks’ are eligible to work will be launched. Dongjak-gu, a district in Seoul, announced on July 20 that they would establish a company called ‘Happiness for the Elderly Inc.’ that will employ elderly citizens over 60.  The district will be investing all of the [...]